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Dissecting Trends In Gym Activities

How do you read the future? All you can do is look at the trends and make an educated guess based on the way things are going now. You have to make some judgment calls as well, because trends can reverse unexpectedly or they can be hidden in mountains of information. Also, trends can fail to pan out and just turn out to be short-term fads. It’s really hard to make predictions with any kind of certainty. But you have to try to anticipate what’s ahead as a business owner, if only to plan your investments. The more of the [...]

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Innovative Marketing Ideas for Your Gyms That Your Competitors are Missing

New Year’s Day is right around the corner, and that means gyms can expect the annual rush of resolution-fueled gym members. Although the short-lived swarm of new clients each January is great, gyms should be doing more to market themselves throughout the year – and doing it in more innovative ways. People hesitate to join gyms for many reasons: cost, location, fear of commitment (both time and money). Although there is usually a gym membership for most anyone’s income range – some gyms offer monthly memberships for as low as $10, while memberships to “luxury” gyms can rival the cost [...]

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Top 10 Reasons Why New Gyms Fail

If you have opened a new gym, you must know that it is, after all, a new business. So you should be prepared to run and develop that business as a business.  To do so, you must acquire knowledge about the fitness business industry, and also be aware of the pitfalls for why new gyms fail so you can be sure to avoid them.  In my opinion, here are the top 10 reasons why new gyms fail... #1 - No Proper Business Plan No business plan can be fatal to your new gym. Before starting a gym, you should be [...]

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Best Health Club Locations

If you are planning on opening a health club, gym, or fitness studio, location is going to be vital for your new business. This is because people primarily choose health clubs that are nearest to their homes or those locations that are the most convenient and accommodates their daily routines.  Additionally, you will need to consider whether you will be buying or renting the commercial space. If you are opening a health club for the first time, here are some factors to consider on choosing a place that will set up your fitness business for success.  Which Part of the [...]

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“Gym Rescue” Your Own Gym without Relying on Randy Couture

If your gym is in a bad shape when it comes to revenue or profit, rule number one is – do not panic! Jumping the gun and rushing to Randy Couture does not have to be your first option. The positive side of allowing him to “rescue your gym” is that it certainly gives you a lot more publicity among fitness enthusiasts. However, that same publicity may tarnish the goodwill you have created with your present members. Here are some ways to save your own gym. 1) Analyze the Problem Make sure you first understand what is wrong before you [...]

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