Monthly Archives: March 2011

Stories of My Demise are Greatly Exaggerated!

by Hossein Noshirvani When I was in fourth grade I had a pair of black Gold’s Gym sweatpants that I wore every day. These things could walk on their own. They had holes and stains. They were disgusting. Perfect for … Continue reading

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How to Provide Raises in a Challenging Economy

by Jim Thomas Don’t use the economy as an excuse not to reward your most talented employees. I speak with many health club owners and operators regarding concerns they have about handing out pay raises when economic times are tough. … Continue reading

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Freedom from FREE

By Jon Butts, When is the last time you saw something advertised as being “FREE” and believed there was any real value there? Thoughts like “you get what you pay for,” “what’s the catch,” or “let me read the … Continue reading

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Driving Small Group Training Profitability

By: Jesse Campanaro, National Sales Manager for Total Gym® From 2007 to 2010, the largest increases in personal training offerings were for small group and partner sessions, according to IDEA Health and Fitness Association. IHRSA’s list of 2011 Fitness Trends … Continue reading

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