All posts by Emily Harbourne

  • Green Thumb

    Take a few moments to think about several ways you can enhance the member experience within your club. Chances are your mind does not go...

  • Reap the Benefits

    The heart and soul of any great company is it employees. Especially in a health club, your staff are the ones interacting with your members...

  • Come On In

    The front desk staff are some of the most integral players on your team. When members walk into the club after rolling out of bed...

  • You Are What You Eat

    It’s true: You are what you eat. If your members are filling their bodies with unhealthy junk food, it will not matter how many hours...

  • The Greater Good

    Merritt Athletic Clubs strives to be more than a health club. “We like to call our clubs the third home,” said Donyel Cerceo, the company’s...

  • Making Sales Personal

    As a personal trainer, the job has several important elements. First is gaining new clients and developing a strong client base. Second, and perhaps the...

  • Maximizing Social

    Extend your reach through Tweets, likes, Snaps and shares. When you think of social media, the big players like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn tend to...

  • Lessons Learned

    Top club operators share their key lessons learned in 2016 and their predictions for the year ahead. Rodney Steven II Owner of Genesis Health Clubs ...

  • Movement Specialists

    “We pride ourselves on being movement specialists, not just trainers,” explained Sara Adler, a coach at EPX Elite Performance in Los Angeles, California. The gym offers...

  • The Missing Link

    “We sell a product that most people don’t like and that is exercise,” said Bruce Carter, the president of Optimal Design Systems International. “People have...