SportsArt, today announced the promotion of its CEO of the Americas, Ivo Grossi. Ivo brings over 20 years of domestic and international executive experience in the fitness, health and wellness industry. He has built and led teams that have contributed to bringing innovative products, technologies, and solutions to market while substantially growing premium brands like Technogym, Peak Pilates and Sensoria Fitness.
You get done with your workout, sweat dripping off everything, and you’re feeling great. But maybe you’ve looked at all that liquid energy and thought, “If only I could do something with all this!”. Well, as it turns out, you can. By working out at a gym that focuses on green fitness, your workout could actually lower your carbon footprint and help power the planet. No joke! Green fitness is catching on, and you can be an integral part of the movement just by doing the same workout you already do at an eco-focused gym.
The gatekeeper to opening the studio of your dreams far too often lives at the bank. Upfront costs with securing a studio space are always difficult but having the available cash flow to be able to outfit a space can be an even more difficult task. Luckily, there are options! Fitness equipment leasing can be a way to not only get the studio you want quickly but to get it without breaking the bank. Here are 5 ways leasing can create the opportunity to open a successful studio of your dreams: Leasing fitness equipment can save you time and hassle involved with banks on the direct lending side. Typically fewer documents are required. You can keep pace with emerging technologies (leases are typically between 36 and 60 months and you can swap out for new equipment) Short-term leases give you the opportunity to evaluate if the equipment fits your current needs. Lease terms can fit within the standard warranty period of SportsArt’s industry leading 5-year parts and 3-year labor warranty. If you use the leased assets in your business, you may enjoy a potential tax advantage because your lease or rental payments are fully deductible (check with your business tax planner). SportsArt can help you by providing you with fitness equipment leasing options that are flexible and help your business flourish. It’s always more important to focus on the quality of your gym’s fitness equipment vs. the cost of that equipment. Leasing fitness equipment gives you the flexibility of paying…
Have you noticed the sustainable shift happening in the fitness industry? Lately, there has been less and less talk about the classic little-bits-of-everything fitness clubs that offer a variety of equipment and more talk about the uprising of small ‘boutique’ fitness facilities. But all kinds of boutique facilities — whether they focus on cycling, HIIT, dance, or personal training — still face the same obstacles to success: How to retain members while bringing in new ones, all the while keeping costs low, competing with the local gym franchises, and turning a profit. Luckily, there’s one solution for everything: being different in a way that matters.
There has been a focus on eco-friendly products, green business practices, and general do-good-for-the-environment consuming and it’s clear the trend isn’t going away anytime soon. There are plenty of little ways for you to support the movement and reduce your carbon footprint, such as shopping locally, taking public transport, composting your food waste, and so on. But what about your weekly workout? Follow these tips on how to incorporate eco-friendly fitness and make sustainable changes in your fitness routine:
The temperature has been rising lately, and soon summer will be upon us. Regardless of whether or not you’ve kept up with your New Year’s resolution to get healthier, now is the perfect time to sign up for a new class. Not sure what one to try? My recommendation is kickboxing. Yes, you read right. Kickboxing might be just what you need to help bust through your latest fitness plateau.
With IHRSA and FIBO on the horizon, members of the SportsArt team — and many others in the fitness industry — are about to travel a lot! Whether you’re on a business trip or taking a well-earned vacation, it’s important to find ways to stay healthy even when you’re away from home. Here are some tips from our blogger Nicole on how to make sure your fitness plan is consistent no matter where you are.