This site makes it easier than ever for anyone to locate IHRSA member health clubs in the United States, Canada, and internationally. Fitness minded men and women can visit the site to find quality health clubs at home and while travelling. Healthclubs.com displays maps with the location of clubs in given communities. Visitors can also search for clubs that offer specific programs or amenities (e.g., tennis courts, swimming pools, etc.).
A new group of fitness clubs based around the idea of biohacking say their short workouts provide the strength benefits of traditional weights in a fraction of the time.
Jack Raglin, a kinesiology professor at the Indiana University Bloomington School of Public Health, has been a weightlifter for 45 years. But he stopped going to the gym during the COVID-19 pandemic, and now has “no interest in going back to the university weight room.” That doesn’t mean he’ll stop exercising—only that he won’t be hitting the gym. Raglin started working out at home during the pandemic, using weighted clubs for strength-training. “I intend to [use] them for the rest of my life,” Raglin says.
Because of the coronavirus shutdowns, gyms and fitness studios are facing the same challenges as many other businesses around the country: forced to lay off employees, pleading for leniency on rent or insurance payments coming due.
A good excuse to cancel your next class.
Even small amounts of light physical activity help reduce your mortality risk.
With governments ordering some public places to close during the pandemic, "speak-easy gyms" are popping up across America — and some have even managed to increase their memberships.
The rich are getting fitter while the poor are falling behind.
More exercise omnivores are opting for expanded online workouts and services like ClassPass.
Virtual fitness classes have grown past the novelty phase, with millions of people using apps and internet-connected gear to exercise at home. Gyms are fighting back.
One of the nation’s hottest gyms isn’t a gym. And it’s free.
Go to the gym and you will see them everywhere: the talking heads on CNN and Fox News, as ubiquitous as sports coverage in bars. But one fitness chain has cut them off, implying that cable news coverage is not conducive to a “healthy way of life.”
A legend has died, Jack LaLanne at the age of 96. He was a health and fitness guru who practiced what he preached. In 1936 at the age of 21, he opened the nation's first fitness gym in Oakland, California.
Sanctifly is an app that allows business travellers to use gyms, pools, spas and wellness-oriented lounges at airports or nearby hotels while travelling. It was launched by Karl Llewellyn, who was inspired to create the app when it struck him that there is very little time for people to take care of their health and wellness while travelling.
Wellness, not drinking and dancing, now defines the character of many city blocks.
In the past couple of years, we’ve seen a number of big hotel companies add fitness or wellness brands to their portfolios. The reason is simple: High-end consumers are now prepared to spend money on making themselves look and feel good.
For exercisers short on time, services are stocking gym fridges with ready-to-go, preservative-free meals.
As boutique-style workouts become the norm, the ranks of cardio and weight machines are thinning.
The high-end fitness company has struggled with medical clinics. Now comes office space.
Retailer woes, fitness industry boom turn former pariahs into anchor tenants.
Step inside an Anytime Fitness gym and you’ll likely notice more of what it lacks than what is there. No massive machinery, mobs of people, or grunting bodybuilders trying to outdo one another.
They've been misused, misunderstood, and mistaken as a fad workout tool.
Personal trainers are frequently overworked, undertrained, and underpaid by their gyms. And you thought you were feeling the burn.
Darker lighting may also help with focus, according to some fitness professionals. “You stop looking across the room to see what someone else is doing,” said Natalie Sessions, the founder of SwitchFit, a new fitness bookings app in New York and Los Angeles.
Gyms provide ritual and community, serving as a sort of religion. They also promote values American culture already worships—capitalism and overwork.
In other words, today’s commercial health clubs are seemingly faced with two paths forward: become boutique-y or become budget.
Incredibly, with all the science that has been done on how to exercise, what we know about what works for fitness is almost embarrassingly simple — yet we have invented myriad ways to cloud, over-complicate, and obscure these basic, common-sense truths...
From cardio equipment that can talk to your Apple Watch to sensors that track your movements, a new slate of technology embedding itself at your health club.
Goodbye, packed workout classes. Goodbye, independent yoga studios.
What you find with Anytime Fitness, first of all, we're the most convenient fitness option in the world because your membership is going to get you into 4,000 clubs globally, in 33 countries.
Exercising, living a healthier life is tough for most people and they need our empathy, they need our coaching, they need our education and motivation to kind of make a difference. That smaller club environment is warmer, less intimidating, and because of the intimacy of it, we get to know you better. Therefore, we can help you make that change.
If you want to ramp up your fitness, joining a gym probably seems like the obvious solution. But while that method works for some people, it’s certainly not the only path to better fitness ― nor is it the most convenient, efficient or cost-effective option for everyone.
No other fitness show or media source reaches across every vertical fitness market like the Club Industry portfolio.
Airport Gyms, is the most comprehensive and fastest growing community on the Internet for the FREE listings of airport gyms, airport exercise clubs, and airport fitness centers available in and around select popular US (and Canadian) airports today
Australia's favorite gym directory the Good Gym Guide gives you the opportunity to view some of Australia's leading gyms without leaving your home or office via iPIX virtual tour technology.
GymLink Gym Directory, Australia's leading health fitness website. The GymLink Gym Directory lets you search for a gym or health club right down to the suburb and most gyms offer a free gym pass or trial gym membership.
If you’re looking to join a supportive, welcoming gym community, with people of all fitness levels who want to see you succeed, you’ve come to the right place.
ClassPass is an all-access membership to a global
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The app that aggregates all the healthy alternatives when travelling, including access to airport hotel gym, pool and spa facilities without having to book a room.
24 Hour Fitness has over 400 clubs nationwide that are designed for the comfort and enjoyment of people of all ages, fitness levels, and abilities. Our trained staff works with you to help you meet your own personal fitness goals.
Dedicated to women's fitness, Curves offers a proven 30-minute workout that combines strength training and sustained cardiovascular activity through safe and effective hydraulic resistance.
It's not fitness. It's life.
Welcome to GlobalFit, the nation's leading provider of healthy living benefits, helping you and your family to get fit, feel better and live healthier.
Gold's Gym has expanded its fitness profile to offer all of the latest equipment and services including, group exercise, personal training, cardiovascular equipment, spinning, Pilates and yoga, while maintaining its core weight lifting tradition.
Welcome to our global guide of yoga instructors, yoga studios, yoga ashrams, yoga resorts, yoga associations, yoga centers and yoga links
At LA Fitness we want you to exercise your options. From basketball to racquetball, swimming to indoor cycling, free weights to cardio equipment, personal training to group fitness and much more.
MartialArtsClubs.co.uk was created as a completely free directory of martial arts clubs and classes throughout the United Kingdom
Whether you’re a first-time gym user or a veteran member, we’re here to provide a workout environment in which anyone - and everyone - can be comfortable.
Our mission is to bring Soul to the people. Our one of a kind, rockstar instructors guide riders through an inspirational, meditative fitness experience that’s designed to benefit the body, mind and soul.
Swimmers Guide contains the only international, descriptive directory of publicly-accessible, full-size, year-round swimming pools available. There is no resource available in any format with as many pool listings or as much information about each pool as you'll find on this Web site.