It’s Time to Embrace On-Demand Fitness Classes

It's Time to Embrace On-Demand Fitness Classes Wearable technology may be this year’s top fitness trend, but market trends show some competition on the 2019 horizon in the form of virtual fitness classes. What’s different about these classes is that, instead of the leggings-clad home workout videos of the ‘80s, these classes

Designing for the Wellness-Savvy Workplace of the Future

Designing for the Wellness-Savvy Workplace of the Future Corporate wellness programs are evolving as companies realize just how much of their employees’ lives are spent at work. From happiness scales to financial health advisors and every facet of wellbeing in between, employers are open to new ideas that improve worker health, satisfaction

Top 5 Ways to Incorporate Smart Technology At Your Fitness Center

Top 5 Ways to Incorporate Smart Technology At Your Fitness Center Trends in technology may come and go, but it’s those with staying power that require the fitness industry to sit up and take notice. Smart technology is here to stay, so embrace the movement and stay on-trend starting with this five-step

3 Reasons drinking water filtration is essential to fitness center design

3 Reasons drinking water filtration is essential to fitness center design Sustainable building design focuses primarily on water conservation. Rainwater catchment and irrigation systems are important design elements, and even greywater reuse systems can be incorporated into landscape design to reduce water usage in a commercial building. But, when it comes to

Top 5 fitness trends with staying power for 2019 and beyond

Top 5 fitness trends with staying power for 2019 and beyond Recent surveys are full of good news for fitness centers of every shape and size. For 2019, fitness center management will require a lot of balance and equality. Men and women reported near-equal use of their gym memberships in both group

How to offer a boutique studio experience in your fitness center

How to offer a boutique studio experience in your fitness center The boutique fitness studio movement has staying power within the industry, but the high per-class fees that make them such a lucrative endeavor aren’t likely to exhibit that same longevity. Expect many boutique centers to pop up and just as quickly

3 ways to provide healthy lighting inside your fitness center

3 ways to provide healthy lighting inside your fitness center Fitness center patrons value a clean and welcoming environment, and the right lighting can make all the difference in how comfortable members are in your facility. Make healthy lighting choices during the design phase, upgrade your existing facility’s lighting and let the

Exceed member expectations with exemplary customer service practices

Exceed member expectations with exemplary customer service practices The boutique fitness center movement gets a lot of things right when it comes to customer service, and the explosive growth of the movement in the most recent surveys is proof that members agree. Taking a cue from boutique studios, here are a few

Healthy nutrition options for any size fitness center

Healthy nutrition options for any size fitness center If your fitness center promotions include pizza parties or free donuts one day a week, you may want to rethink your nutrition strategy. Savvy members know that nutrition is just as important as hard work when striving for a health goal. A facility that

Top 5 fitness center design features that will help you give members what they want

Top 5 fitness center design features that will help you give members what they want Members and potential members want specific features and services from fitness centers, and the American College of Sports Medicine Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends spells them out each year. The latest survey revealed that that members want

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