Top 5 Fitness Trends of 2016

Posted on March 4, 2016

Top 5 Fitness Trends of 2016  2016 is off to a fantastic start – many new gyms are opening and even more are upgrading their equipment and services. While this is amazing for the industry as a whole, individual gyms will have fiercer competition for their market share. To help you stay ahead of your […]

8 Questions to Ask When Opening a Fitness Studio

Posted on September 18, 2015

8 Questions to Ask When Opening a Fitness Studio     You have been in the fitness industry for years working as a fitness coach, but now you are thinking of venturing out your own and opening a gym. You want to take on this challenge, to be your own boss and run your studio. […]

Insurance As A Gym Owner – What’s Most Important?

Posted on September 18, 2015

Looking Into Gym Business Insurance You get several benefits being a fitness studio owner, including offering a variety of fitness classes, including yoga, Pilates or strength training, and offering different personal and group training classes to your clients. If your space allows, you can also offer several other features, such as sauna and spa to […]

Featured Employee – Andres The Fabricator!

Posted on August 28, 2015

Andres The Fabricator Here at UGE we’re exceedingly proud to count Andres as a member of our team. Responsible for the entire fabrication process here at, Andres brings boundless optimism and an excellent attitude to work every day. An excellent representation of the qualities we strive for, Andres has a keen eye for detail […]

All-Time Best Gym Equipment Brands

Posted on August 26, 2015

All-Time Best Gym Equipment Brands Exercise is an important aspect of life. Not only does it connect us with the ancient past when our ancestors had to keep their muscles pumping, their heart healthy and their immune system strong in order for them to survive. But since the olden times when our ancestors only used […]

Succeed More With A Cleaner Gym

Posted on August 22, 2015

Health Club Cleanliness Plays a Huge Part in Your Success According to experts at the International Health, Racquet & Sports Club Association (IHRSA), a health club’s cleanliness is integral to its financial, social and operational success. And for their members, the perception of hygiene in the facility is a reality, and if it is perceived […]

Seven Lead Generation Ideas Your Gym Needs!

Posted on August 6, 2015

Seven Lead Generation Techniques Your Gym Might Need You know how important that is to gain leads for your health club because prospects can turn into clients and become new sales revenue for you. But as the competition in the gym industry grows, attracting new leads isn’t that easy. In fact, you might be struggling […]

Branding a Gym Business

Posted on July 28, 2015

People purchase based on emotion. That’s why there are things like compulsive buying, brand loyalty and so on. That’s why your brand, the kind of image you are portraying to your clients, is so important. What does the name of your health club conjure in the minds of your potential clients? Is it positive or […]

Ask These 11 Questions Before You Buy Equipment For Your New Facility!

Posted on July 16, 2015

Ask These 11 Questions Before You Buy Equipment For Your New Facility! Whether you’re opening your first private personal trainer center or your fiftieth fitness mega-center, you’re undertaking a monumental task. From business plans and investor meetings to the nitty gritty of balancing the books there are a million facets that you need to oversee. […]

Are Your Treadmills Positioned For A Major Injury Lawsuit?

Posted on July 8, 2015

Are Your Treadmills Positioned For A Major Injury Lawsuit? Treadmill injuries and even deaths have been increasing in the news recently. The death of Facebook David Goldberg made national U.S. news after it was reported he died after he slipped on a treadmill and struck his head. A news story that should now be on […]

Building a Gym Membership Base by Participating in the Community

Posted on July 7, 2015

Building a Gym Membership Base by Participating in the Community   Low attendance is a major issue in any gym business, and one flaw that is obvious here is that some gym owners fail to show that they’re worth joining by sponsoring, participating or initiating community activities. But while it is important to build a […]

March Madness and Your Gym: How Buzzer-Beaters Bring Buzz to Your Business

Posted on March 9, 2015

  For one-day sporting events, the Super Bowl still reigns supreme. But for sustained drama, last-second shots and a David vs Goliath “anything can happen” mentality, there’s nothing like the annual NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship. It’s called “March Madness” because 64 teams (once the play-in games are complete) have a shot to win […]

Corporate Fitness Centers: Great Motivation Tools & Much More

Posted on July 18, 2014

Corporate fitness centers are not only a great way for employees to get in shape – they’re also the perfect motivation tool as well. And if you work for an employer with a fitness center, consider yourself fortunate. Barely half of companies with “Wellness Programs” in place have on-site exercise facilities. In place of an […]

How To Open 2 Gyms For The Price Of 1

Posted on December 18, 2013

How To Open 2 Gyms For The Price Of One With Awesome Gym Equipment By Austin Hai, CEO of The fitness industry is booming. With double-digit growth worldwide, there’s never been a better time to open a new gym or health club. The only major impediment is the ballooning cost of overhead. From a […]

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