All posts by Emily Harbourne

  • The Data Dilemma

    Members want a personalized experience at a health club. But as club owners and operators, with hundreds of members, it can be hard to have...

  • MultiLates at DavidBartonGym

    Living a healthy, balanced lifestyle goes beyond physical wellbeing. There are eight dimensions of wellness, which include: social, environmental, occupational, intellectual, financial, physical, emotional and...

  • Let the Group X Beat Drop

    As fitness directors it can be a constant struggle to keep Group X programming fresh. Besides adding new classes, which can sometimes be a hit...

  • Technology to Enhance the Member Experience

    Between wearables, heart-rate monitors, mobile apps and new software, technology is everywhere. Fitness technology provides numerous benefits to your members because it allows them to...

  • New Advancements in Strength

    When thinking about strength training equipment, you may lean toward the traditional — free weights, benches, racks, cable machines. But with recent trends in fitness,...

  • An Uphill Battle

    Your members move away, they get sick, their financial situation changes, or they simply join another gym to workout with friends. The reasons are endless....

  • Quality Over Quantity

    Planet Fitness has over 1,000 locations with a $10-a-month-membership offer. 24 Hour Fitness operates over 400 clubs across 17 states with a membership cost less...

  • The Brooklyn Boulders Community

    While you might not offer rock climbing at your health club, there are a few things that you can learn from one of the premier...

  • A Personalized Approach to Onboarding

    There is no denying that CrossFit has proved it is not just a trend or fad, but a rapidly growing segment of the fitness market....

  • Setting the Barre High

    In 2013, Pittsburg Steelers tackle Steve McLendon admitted he had been taking ballet classes for years. He wasn’t taking them for fun — the dance...