Take Back Your Health as Health Clubs Open Their Doors to the Public in May

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and member health clubs across the nation announced today the upcoming start of the 7th annual Get Active America!, IHRSA’s national health promotion program. From May 3-9, participating IHRSA-member health clubs will open their doors to the public to encourage and inspire Americans to take control of their health by becoming more physically active. Find a participating health club near you.

Get Active America! is part of an ongoing effort by the health club industry to change the direction of the nation’s health by making exercise more accessible to millions of Americans and by helping them take the first step toward healthier lifestyles.

“As obesity levels associated with chronic diseases increasingly burden our health care system and interfere with our quality of life, one thing is clear: Americans urgently need to take control of their health,” said Joe Moore, IHRSA president and CEO. “This year’s program theme, ‘Take Back Your Health,’ is a reminder to all Americans that they have more control over their health than they realize. Better health management begins with a commitment to daily exercise, and Get Active America! is the jumpstart people need to get on track.”

Now its seventh year, Get Active America! takes place every May, during National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, which is coordinated by the President’s Council on Physical Fitness and Sports. The purpose is to challenge Americans to get moving for better health and to get more active and fit during the Month of May.

“May is an ideal time and Get Active America! is a great program for helping people maintain the momentum of their New Year’s fitness goals,” said Moore. “As warm weather approaches, people become more aware of their physical appearance. We want to remind people that exercise is more than just a way to look better. It is also an effective way to feel better and live better. Get Active America! provides the kind of support people need to both achieve their fitness goals and maintain them year-round.”

As part of Get Active America!, many clubs will be educating their local communities about disease prevention and healthy living through exercise. And clubs will be offering programs to benefit the wide array of people in their communities, all with diverse health and fitness goals. Clubs will also be encouraging their members to sign up for the Woman Challenge, organized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office on Women’s Health. This eight-week physical fitness challenge encourages women to get at least 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity each week. It’s part of National Women’s Health Week, which runs from May 9-15, 2010. Participants will be able to track their steps online at: http://www.womenshealth.gov/woman.

Important Information

May 3-6, 2010: Bring a Friend

Participating health clubs nationwide invite current members of their clubs to bring in their friends, family members, neighbors and co-workers so they, too, can experience the health and quality-of-life benefits of exercise!

May 7-9, 2010: Open House

Health clubs nationwide open their doors to their communities free of charge to help Americans learn how they can live more physically active and healthier lives.

Find a Club

To join Get Active America!, find a participating health club near you, at http://www.healthclubs.com/active.

About IHRSA

The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) a not-for-profit trade association representing health and fitness facilities, gyms, spas, sports clubs, and suppliers worldwide. The association’s membership includes over 9,000 clubs in 75 countries, along with over 650 industry suppliers. IHRSA is committed to taking a leadership role in advancing physical activity, which is critical to America’s health and the battle against obesity and disease. IHRSA supports effective national initiatives to promote more active lifestyles for all Americans and is working to pass laws that will help affect societal changes toward a more fit America.

PACE Fitness Adds Nutrition Program to Offer Health Clubs and Members a Total Wellness Package in Time for New Years

PACE Fitness Adds Nutrition Program to Offer Health Clubs and Members a Total Wellness Package in Time for New Years










Rancho Santa Margarita, CA (PRWEB) December 23, 2010

PACE Fitness has been marketing its hydraulic circuit training equipment to women’s fitness centers and coed health clubs for over 20 years. PACE has now joined with the Medical/Weight Management Industry’s leader in the development of weight management products to offer an extensive line of meal replacements and protein supplements which have been scientifically designed to meet the nutritional needs of the Low Calorie dieter just in time for New Year’s Resolution memberships.

PACE President Rande LaDue states, “We have always suggested our health club customers offer some type of nutrition program to their members, but up until this point, we have never offered anything. We are happy to introduce our comprehensive program to help facilitate faster results for members and increased profits for the clubs. Exercise alone is only half of the wellness equation; now our health customers can offer a complete package.”

“January is typically the busiest month of the year for health clubs; however, it is even busier for weight loss centers because of the intimidation factor. Overweight people typically are too intimidated to join conventional health clubs. Our non-intimidating hydraulic equipment has helped many clubs overcome this hurdle; however, without a nutrition program, clubs are not offering what these people want and need as well as missing out on a great deal of profit.”

“Simplicity has always been a key factor to the success of our hydraulic circuit program. The same holds true with our new nutrition program. Our turn-key start up package for clubs includes staff training, marketing and program manuals as well as a start up supply of products for immediate sales.”

PACE Nutrition products will be available direct to the consumer through its website pacefitnessandnutrition.com for those areas without a PACE club nearby.

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The Edge Fitness Clubs Announces NEW Club Opening!

The Edge Fitness Clubs Announces NEW Club Opening!










Derby, CT (PRWEB) May 11, 2011

The Edge Fitness Clubs announced it will open a brand new multi-million dollar facility at the former Staples store at 600 New Haven Av-enue, Derby, CT. The club will feature unique items such as an indoor turf area for athletic training, a space for functional training, a large spinning studio with fresh air and windows, and separate personal training areas throughout the club. The Edge Fitness Clubs is known for it’s group exercise offers. The new club will have several large studios that will offer a host of classes such as ZUMBA, Spinning, Kickboxing, Extreme Sports, Pilates, yoga and so much more! The Derby Edge will offer the latest in health club equipment; with individual television screens, heart rate monitors and ipod docking stations.

“We are excited about building this club,” says Vincent Sansone, company President. “Our current members have been requesting a in the valley area and we believe we have found a perfect space – access to route 34, convient to New Haven, Orange, Seymour and all of their surrounding towns”.

The Edge Fitness Clubs are high service facilities at a competitive price says Sansone. “Many clubs eliminate services in order to keep their prices low,” says Sansone. “We take the opposite approach, by offering more services and keeping our price reasonable we are able to please more members and keep them involved in fitness at The Edge longer”.

The Edge Fitness Clubs also offers one-on-one services like personal training, Pilates and specialty classes like TRX, Body Method and Kettlebell. Each new member to The Edge receives a complimentary personal training session so that they can acquaint themselves with the gym and develop a workout routine that will get them results.

The company will be announcing the club to its 50,000 members in its six clubs today and unveiling architectural plans to the public in the coming weeks. A fall 2011 opening date is projected.

“We are excited about being able to layout an exceptional world-class facility with state-of-the-art equipment,” says Sansone, “When it’s done, it will be a premier fitness club in a great community”.

This new location is part of The Edge Fitness Clubs, which are located in Fairfield, Stratford, Milford, Shelton, Norwalk and Greenwich, CT. Multi-club memberships are offered, giving members access to all locations

The new club will have approximately 40 employees including managers, personal trainers, Pilates instructors, babysitters, group exercise instructors, cleaning staff and customer service representatives.

For more information on the facility, please log onto http://www.theedgefitnessclubs.com.

Contact:    Nicole Falco

Phone:    203-273-0630

Website:    http://www.theedgefitnessclubs.com

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BroadcastVision Entertainment Demonstrates New Video Game Exercise To Health Clubs At Club Industry Show 2005

BroadcastVision Entertainment Demonstrates New Video Game Exercise To Health Clubs At Club Industry Show 2005










Agoura Hills, CA (PRWEB) November 2, 2005

BroadcastVision Entertainment, a leading provider of exercise entertainment solutions for the fitness industry, will be demonstrating their new interactive exercise system, Dance Exercise Revolution™ at the Club Industry 2005 trade show at Chicago’s McCormick Place, November 3 -5.

Dance Exercise Revolution™ is an industrial strength, hardware package for the popular consumer video dance game, DDR™ (Dance Dance Revolution™) created by Konami Corporation. Scrolling onscreen arrows show exercisers where to place their feet on the corresponding Cobalt Flux dance platform. Points are gained by stepping on the right area of the dance platform at the right time. Some of the DDR™ games even provide a “workout” mode, which actually tracks how many calories the exerciser has burned. A person weighing 150 lbs. can burn about 640 calories in just one hour!

BroadcastVision Entertainment has created a durable hardware package suitable for the rigorous use in health clubs, YMCA’s and schools. The Dance Exercise Revolution system consists of a BroadcastVision 23” or 27” LCD screen mounted on a telescopic stand, a Playstation 2 with locking security enclosure, the Cobalt Flux industrial grade dance platform and controller, game software and speaker system. Key to fitness center operators is the 1 – 4 year warranties available on the dance platforms. “All the other dance platforms that we’ve seen in the market are designed for home use and they just don’t hold up in fitness center environments. Our partner, Cobalt Flux, has actually driven an SUV over the platforms and they don’t even crack! States Kevin Fee, V.P. of Marketing for BroadcastVision Entertainment.

Fee further adds “The fun and interactivity of Dance Exercise Revolution™ opens the door for people of all ages that don’t connect with conventional forms of exercise. It also creates an opportunity for membership-based clubs to attract entire families who can work out together. The combination of music, video and competition make Dance Exercise Revolution appealing to many of the couch potatoes of the world”.

BroadcastVision Entertainment, widely regarded as a pioneer of fitness entertainment, will be presenting many fitness entertainment solutions at Club Industry 2005. These would include personal cardio LCD TV’s that are positioned in front of cardio equipment that allow exercisers to watch their favorite television show, DVD or listen to a music CD. The exerciser simply plugs their headphone into the new BroadcastVision ORBIT screen controller, which they had designed by BMW Designworks.

BroadcastVision Entertainment will also present a new, Internet delivered, music and messaging system that will allow clubs to customize and day part music programs along with audio messages or advertisements that increase the club’s brand awareness, drive ancillary revenue streams and impart important messages to members.

DDR and Dance Dance Revolution are registered trademarks of Konami Corporation.

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Warrior Custom Golf Supports the Hillcrest Country Club?s Rally For The Cure (Pink Ribbon) Women?s Golf Tournament

Warrior Custom Golf Supports the Hillcrest Country Club’s Rally For The Cure (Pink Ribbon) Women’s Golf Tournament










Irvine, CA (PRWEB) July 22, 2011

Warrior Custom Golf is proud to announce their support of the Hillcrest Country Club’s Rally For The Cure women’s golf tournament held at the Hillcrest Country Club in Mount Vernon, Iowa. Dr. Stephanie Frantz is hosting the event in an effort to spread the life saving message of early detection of breast cancer to Rally For The Cure participants and to the people in their lives.

“The Hillcrest Women’s Golf, wish to sincerely thank Warrior for their fabulous donation. Thanks to Warrior and our other donors all the money we take in will be given to Rally For The Cure for breast cancer,” stated Dr. Stephanie Frantz host of the Hillcrest Country Club’s Rally For The Cure Women’s Golf Tournament.

Rally For The Cure is a partnership with Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Conde Nast Publications, the volunteer Ambassadors and the participants nationwide. Since its inception in 1996, this awareness-driven event has spread the life saving message of early detection of breast cancer to more than 1.4 million Rally For The Cure participants and to the people in their lives.

About Rally For The Cure

Rally for the Cure® is about people who are committed to making an impact in the fight against breast cancer. Rally is an awareness program that provides a simple platform for people to educate their friends, family and community about breast health and breast cancer. Our volunteer organized golf, tennis and social events have communicated the important message that early detection saves lives to over 1.9 million people and have generated over $ 60 million for Susan G. Komen for the Cure® since 1996.

For more information visit their website at http://www.rftcpromotions.com

About Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister, Susan G. Komen, she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982, that promise became Susan G. Komen for the Cure® and launched the global breast cancer movement. Today, Komen for the Cure is the world’s largest grassroots network of breast cancer survivors and activists fighting to save lives, empower people, ensure quality care for all and energize science to find the cures. Thanks to events like Rally for the Cure®, Komen has invested nearly $ 1.5 billon to fulfill their promise, becoming the largest source of nonprofit funds dedicated to the fight against breast cancer in the world. For more information about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, breast health or breast cancer, visit http://www.komen.org or call 1-877 GO KOMEN.

About Conde Nast

Rally for the Cure® is a division of Condé Nast, the premier media company that publishes magazines like Golf Digest, SELF and Bon Appétit. Condé Nast supports Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s commitment to awareness as the first step in eliminating breast cancer by supporting the Rally program and providing Komen for the Cure invaluable exposure across its magazine brands.

Through the efforts of Rally, Condé Nast is Komen’s largest cause marketing partner and financial contributor. Without the support and ongoing commitment from Condé Nast, Rally for the Cure would not be in existence. To learn more about Condé Nast Publications visit http://www.condenast.com

About Warrior Custom Golf

Warrior Custom Golf, Inc. was established for the singular purpose of developing, manufacturing and marketing custom golf clubs for golfers worldwide. They are dedicated to the continual development of affordable state-of-the-art custom golf products.

Warrior produces many more club sets in a given week than some of the most “famous brands” with one distinct difference – every one of their clubs is custom built to the exact specifications of each customer.

As a result, Warrior has surpassed $ 200 million in sales with over 500,000 satisfied customers and is one of the fastest growing golf companies in the nation. Warrior’s corporate headquarters is located in Irvine, California where its 30,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility employs over 200 individuals year-round. Building Warrior golf clubs on-site makes the latest technology available to their customers at the lowest price possible. The quality of their products, affordable pricing and their 100% satisfaction guarantee policy all contribute to Warrior’s continued success. Also every year Warrior donates to thousands of charity golf events nationwide to help raise money for worthy causes.

For more information on Warrior Custom Golf you can contact them at (800) 610-9592 or visit their website http://www.warriorcustomgolf.com

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