March 13, 2013 // Category: Events
It’s that time of year again. Plane tickets have been purchased, there are no hotel rooms left within five miles of Mandalay Bay and you’re feverishly scheduling every moment of March 19-22 to get in as many seminars, product demos and drinks with old friends as possible.
It’s IHRSA 2013.
Here at Life Fitness, the tradeshow team has spent the last year preparing every detail of the Life Fitness booth, striving to top new unprecedented expectations of Life Fitness as a result of last year’s “best Life Fitness IHRSA of all time” in 2012.
November 09, 2012 // Category: Fitness Community
If you’ve managed to avoid all the ads for the flu shot this fall, I would be impressed – or you might be a hermit. We’re completely flooded with ads about the importance of the flu shot, but many people ignore the benefits, making controlling the spread of the flu virus in gyms very difficult.
Because the flu virus thrives in dense populations where people come into close contact with each other, the neighborhood gym becomes a natural breeding ground for the spread of the flu virus. Our industry is all about enhancing the overall well-being of our members, and the community at large, so it makes sense for fitness centers to take extra precautions when it comes to preparing for the flu season.
September 14, 2012 // Category: Fitness Community
This week the web is a buzz about a recent Reuter’s article that points out, “As the American waistline continues its spread, fitness is shaping up as one of the hottest careers of this tepid economic recovery.”
While the obesity epidemic continues to sadden us, this presents an opportunity for anyone looking for a career in fitness—now is the time to get started. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that employment of fitness trainers is expected to grow by 24 percent in the decade to 2020.
If you have a passion for fitness and helping others, and want to know how to become a personal trainer, keep some of these things in mind: