Group X Blog

  • Promote With Social Media

    Well, at this stage of the game, our group fitness department completely rules our Facebook pages and in abundance. At any given time instructors and...

  • Membership Referrals

    Let’s get creative with promotions and member referral through group fitness! If 80 percent of our membership comes from member referrals and statistics are showing...

  • Using Member Feedback

    Member Feedback!!! Yikes, scary thought. Sometimes we just want to run away from the possible negativity, but we have to face it in the eye...

  • The Perfect Group X Schedule

    What is the perfect group fitness schedule? Does it exist? Is it possible to make all your members happy? A group fitness schedule is a...

  • Where are the Instructors?

    Where have all the instructors gone? Guess what, those “aerobic” instructors are 60 years old. Yikes — so where do we find fresh blood? It’s...

  • Major Trends for 2012

    Well everyone — you better start building larger group fitness rooms because group fitness is on the rise and out of control! Group fitness usage...

  • Acknowledge Your Instructors

    Let’s face it – group fitness instructors just love to be recognized by upper management. When was the last time you took the time to...

  • The Group Fitness Director

    How good is your Group Fitness Director? Ask yourself these questions: 1.     Is the director on site with regularity and involved in the club operation...

  • Keeping an Instructor File Toolbox

    How great is your record keeping of your instructors? Are you keeping up with consistent paperwork, evaluations, certifications and all the things that are required...

  • Creating a Member Fitness Manual

    So, January is almost over — a crazy month to say the least. In looking at the industry at large, I believe that most of...