The Humble (but Amazing) Treadmill Beginnings

  The Humble (but Amazing) Treadmill Beginnings You wont believe the history of the treadmill. From prisons to health clubs and home gyms, the treadmill is so ubiquitous that for it to have such a checkered past will leave you beyond confused. Well, if you’re ready to turn back time and get into the bottom […]

Getting Funding – Opening A Gym Business

Getting Funding – Opening A Gym Business Your mind is filled with ideas, and it has conceptualized powerful methods of implementing them, but starting and sorting out the needs for opening a new gym business isn’t that easy. In fact, getting started with a health club business requires a hefty stack of hard cash. More […]

Selling Personal Training In Your Gym

Selling Personal Training in Your Gym Isn’t it time your health club steps up a notch in terms of marketing your services? You’re a personal trainer who has established a new gym in your community and as part of that you’ve hired some additional personal trainers to come and join you in this endeavor. For […]

Are Your Treadmills Positioned For A Major Injury Lawsuit?

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

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 […]

The Importance of Health Club Design

The Importance of Health Club Design It’s all in the psychology. Décor and design are important facets to consider when creating your gym. They can take you from an average, nothing special outfit to a high-end operation, designed to monetize every aspect of your business. It’s all in the psychology. As published in Optimal DSI, […]

Different Results From Different Cardio Equipment

Different Results From Different Cardio Equipment What do you need to know about cardio machines? Well, for starters, they all share one primary goal: raise your heart rate. An increased heart rate is indicative of several internal processes, but the results are an increased metabolic rate, weight loss, and increased endurance and stamina. No matter […]

Preventive Maintenance: Saving You Piles of Cash from Injury Claims

Preventive Maintenance: Saving You Piles of Cash from Injury Claims Overexercising is not always the cause of gym injuries, poorly-maintained equipment is just as responsible. Your members have chosen your gym because of their goals, including working on a beach body, losing a few pounds, training for sports or improving function, but certainly, getting injured […]

Choosing The Right Location For Your New Gym

Choosing Where to Build Your New Gym You have been training for years and now you have been considering building your very own fitness center. But location is vital for this new business, as people, potential members, are more likely to select that health club nearest to their homes and the one that is more […]