Everyone has heard the term, well Millennials may have heard this from their parents, but “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”. That especially applies to the health club industry.
In much the same way that proper nutrition and exercise are key components to protecting your body, risk management is a necessary process to keep your business healthy.
We all know that our cell phones have actually become a physical part of our bodies. It seems we can’t even go the restroom without taking our phones and checking into Facebook while sitting on the throne. Nice…
May is Protect me from MAYhem month. When was the last time you took a serious look at the risk management of your gym? The term “risk management” probably involves more than you think. From analyzing your lease, to creating a specific protocol for reporting incidents and following up on claims. Here are some other areas […]
New Year’s resolutions bring in a stream of new customers, and it’s the same every January. Your tried and true clients will find themselves looking for a parking spot and wondering when the furor will die down. We all know that New Years resolution clients last until about mid-February with the majority of them peeling […]
It’s that time of year again, the time for cyber hacking. It’s part of the reality of our lives and our businesses. In a service-oriented business like health clubs, you are collecting data on your clients and customers. And you may even be doing direct marketing to your customer base through e-mails. Understanding how you […]
When anyone comes to work out for the first time, they think they are ready to go. The reality is there are several factors they need to consider to know the right kind of exercise program to start, from their age to the intensity level that they are ready for. There are sets of evaluations […]
Ken Reinig, speaker and health club insurance expert, challenges health club owners to step into the trend of small group personal training sessions. Lakewood, Co – September 15, 2014 – Ken Reinig, well-known risk management specialist, published an article discussing the reasons why small group personal training is a must for health club owners. […]
A few months ago, I warned you about the risks of having personal trainers as independent contractors at your health club. The issue of independent contractors is not the only reason to consider the alternate approach of small group personal training. The logistics might be daunting at first but managers, health club owners, and most […]
Look at the line of treadmills in your gym and you might be surprised what you see. We all know the image of the person who belongs to a fitness club – the young, buff, guy with water bottle in hand, wearing matching sweatpants, shirt and headband. But is that really who is coming to […]