Thursday, January 14, 2021

Trisha shares how Holyoke Fitness Club leverages Punchpass to save her time and money.  Learn how Punchpass was a game-changer for Trisha and how they could help you too. 

Tuesday, January 12, 2021

In 2020, “pivot” became the hottest word around for businesses big and small. After a period of time, the word pivot triggered me in deep ways! 

With very tight mandates in place here in our nation’s capital, I’ve watched my yoga studio businesses take a bit of a beating. Like so many of my colleagues, it was sink or swim.

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

2020 has been a tough year for all fitness businesses and the reality is about 30% will not make it into 2021. I currently own three gyms in two different states.

Two of the three were completely shut down from March to June 2020 and have been shut down again since November. To say it’s been a year of overcoming challenges is an understatement.

Saturday, January 2, 2021

Gym membership statuses have become a hot topic this year, right up there with postponed concerts, and canceled flights, and interrupted holidays.

Yet, unlike other industries that were forced to grind to a halt, savvy businesses in the fitness sector quickly reshaped and adapted to the changing economic landscape caused by the coronavirus.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020

2020 has definitely been a rocky road for the fitness industry. At least two major franchises ducked under Chapter 11 protection between March and December.

Many more small independent studios and gyms folded, especially in states where stringent lockdowns were imposed.

Sunday, December 27, 2020

As the Coronavirus pandemic wages on, cleaning and disinfecting efforts have intensified to the point where some are considered "hygiene theater."

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

We know as fitness professionals that in order for our clients to maximize their results they must refuel with protein! Many people are surprised to find out how quickly you should eat post-workout.

To get the MOST out of training, you should refuel within 15-30 minutes of completing your workout.

Sunday, December 20, 2020

From the time the ancient Greek runner Pheidippides ran from Marathon to Athens in 490 BC to announce the Greeks’ victory in the Battle of Marathon, humans have had a compelling interest in running long distances.

Whether your clients want to run a marathon for the thrill of it, to give them something to train for during the pandemic, or qualify for the prestigious Boston Marathon, it pays to know how to effectively and safely train for one.

Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Earlier this spring, in response to widespread restrictions due to COVID-19, many fitness facilities started offering virtual fitness classes, often publicly available to anyone on the internet, on a smartphone, or connected to a smart TV.

Monday, December 7, 2020

Shorter days and colder weather mean that fewer people are inclined to visit gyms compared to the warmer months. Throw into the mix the coronavirus which has caused dwindling client bases, closures, and lower on-site engagement rates, you’re left with a fall fitness season that’s a far cry from anything we’ve seen before.