Dec. 19 2007
There are approximately 21 million people living with diabetes in the United States, and among that population are many athletes. A new position statement from the National Athletic Trainers Association... View More
Dec. 17 2007
Health clubs across the country are gearing up to help Americans make 2008 the year of healthy living, says the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA). I Lost It at the Club! a... View More
Dec. 7 2007
The Fitness Together Franchise Corporation (FTFC) today announced the release of a six-step plan to better health created by CEO and founder Rick Sikorski. Recently featured on The Big Idea with Donny... View More
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June 15 2007
We, as fitness and wellness professionals, pursue a noble undertaking, but if you compare the financial state of wellness of the average fitness professional to the financial state of wellness of the average... View More
March 29 2007
Are you trying to juggle your time, career, clients, family and exercise? Well, rest assured; you're certainly not alone! In the many stages of life, balance is a never-ending act. In fact, take a good... View More
Feb. 22 2007
Memberships, in all sizes and types of facilities, continue to rise each year and today represent more than 50 million across the US. Personalized exercise prescription has long been the number one ancillary... View More
Jan. 16 2007
The wellness industry, a multi-billion dollar business, is so amorphous and so fluid in its evolution, it's hard to get one's arms around it, as is its consumer. The attitudes and behaviors of the wellness... View More
Jan. 15 2007
Feel Better in 2007 Starting with the Eighth Annual Yoga Day USA Nationally Sponsored Workshops Offered Saturday, January 27 Yoga for Body, Yoga for Mind, Yoga for Life! December... View More
Nov. 21 2006
To date, our series on the wellness center development has taken us from concept to construction and everywhere in between. Whether your wellness center is fitness-only, corporate wellness or a medical-based... View More
Nov. 21 2006
To date, our series on the wellness center development has taken us from concept to construction and everywhere in between. Whether your wellness center is fitness-only, corporate wellness or a medical-based... View More
Nov. 21 2006
You're a passionate fitness or wellness professional, and as such, you have developed a loyal following of clients. And now, you are ready to take your business and career to the next level by opening... View More
Sept. 29 2006
In the medical spa world, this is considered the peak season post-summer sun and pre-holidays when people flock to get cosmetic/aesthetic procedures done in time to heal and look ten years younger for... View More
Sept. 24 2006
Business Fact: Approximately 50% of patients come from outside events, compared to 10% from walk-ins and yellow page ads. And the remaining 40% come from referrals. ... View More
Sept. 20 2006
Whatever driving force is making you want to open a wellness facility and capitalize on this economic revolution needs to be validated with thorough evaluation of the market you plan to service. Demographics... View More
Sept. 20 2006
Let people talk long enough and they're sure to tell you of a time they were misunderstood or wronged, and the words, "I got screwed" are almost sure to emerge. At times, we listen to the stories and we... View More
Sept. 20 2006
When you have a facility dedicated to developing high performance athletes, adding wellness to the formula is a natural. The owners of Rapid Performance (RP) in Woodstock, Georgia, Mike Berenger, Bobby... View More
Sept. 20 2006
Designing and developing a wellness center whether it is an extension of a training studio or spa or as a fitness component of a medical practice... View More
Sept. 20 2006
We, as a fitness industry, have all read about corporate wellness. We have learned the statistics. And now, we recognize not only the value of a fitness program in terms of employee productivity and camaraderie,... View More
Sept. 20 2006
Post-rehab or aftercare programs are becoming a standard component of the rehabilitation process for patients with neurological, cardiovascular and musculoskeletal disorders. The changes in medical reimbursement... View More
Sept. 20 2006
What is wellness? Wellness is a state of feeling well in body, mind and spirit, together with a sense of reserve power. It is based on normal functioning of the tissues and organs of the body, a practical... View More

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