November 2018 Issue

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City Fitness: A Case Study in Perseverance

business

For many entrepreneurs, the first few years of a new business venture are the toughest. Fear, self-doubt, financial struggles and stress often abound as you attempt to get your business…

The Medical Fitness Journey

medical fitness

The Atlantic Club, certified as a medical fitness facility by the Medical Fitness Association (MFA), is among the best in the industry at executing medical fitness programs. It stands out…

The Ins and Outs of Sales Software

sales software

Years ago, scribbled notes on clipboards were the most detailed notes you could get out of your sales staff. Now, with so much information available online about potential prospects, sales…

The Dos and Don’ts of Renovating

renovations

Adaptation is necessary in the fitness industry. The most successful clubs are embracing change and regularly rolling out new improvements. Renovations in particular are a great way to generate interest…

Retail Operations: Not a Waste of Space

retail

Boasting a boutique retail space within your health club can be a great strategy for earning ancillary revenue. In addition, it’s a way in which to add value to the…

World Class: Top International Clubs

facility

The importance of the fitness industry can be seen on a worldwide scale. From Brazil to Australia to Ireland, there are numerous facilities around the globe that are helping members…

Five Tips to Help Motivate Your Staff

motivate

Having staff who are motivated to do their jobs, and do them well, is key to success. Following are five tips to help you motivate your staff. Screen and select…

It’s the Happiest Time of the Year

holiday

Holiday season is upon us, and traditionally usage in clubs goes in the tank. How can we keep our members engaged and using our clubs during this critical season? Here…

The Power of Vision

vision

On October 1, 1971, five years after the great Walt Disney passed away, Disney World had its grand opening. During the dedication ceremony, a reporter asked Walt’s brother, Roy, “Isn’t…

Making Waves: 2018 Leadership Retreat Recap

Leadership Retreat

Founded in 1896, the historic Breakers oceanfront resort is an icon for excellence, top-of-the-line amenities and world-class customer service. And recently, it served as the backdrop for the 2018 Club…

A Whole-Body Approach to Marketing

Omnichannel

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “omnichannel” being thrown around in marketing pitches and wondered, OK, what does that really mean? In the simplest terms, omnichannel marketing has the ability to…

Group Exercise Rooms are Changing

group X

With people wanting to be entertained, technology costs coming down, and more on-demand sources providing better content, your group exercise room is probably beginning to look like a rock concert….

Times are Changing

club

In years past, there was an abundance of independent mid-sized gyms and health clubs that were profitable. This is no longer the case. The advent of $10-per-month chains and high-end…

The Bottom Line: 10 Questions with Frank Ancharski

Frank Ancharski

Every month, Club Solutions sits down with an industry expert to share in their wealth of knowledge. In the November issue, the conversation features Frank Ancharski, the COO of American Family Fitness….