CBI October 2016

Just 42, Rasmus Ingerslev has already racked up a lifetime’s worth of industry achievements. His résumé credits include: fitness dk, Fresh Fitness, Wexer Virtual, REPEAT, Barry’s Bootcamp Nordic, Stockholm Leisure Partners, and, now, IHRSA, which he serves as chair of its board of directors. Why do we suspect that this Scandinavian success story is just beginning?

Highlights of this issue include:

  • Going Green Redux: Revisiting the need to consider ecology
  • The CBI Portfolio: The PRO Sports Club: a photo tribute
  • An Industry Fiesta: IHRSA/Mercado Fitness 2016 sizzles
  • The Athlete Within: Your members aspire to be Olympians
  • Club Industry Show: This event’s focus is business success
  • First Person: Shabnam Islam—professor, writer, trainer, multimedia host, and former beauty queen— will serve as your guide to IHRSA 2017
  • F.I.T. Extra: Multistation and plate-loaded machines evolve to meet everyone’s needs
  • First Set: “You’re your own greatest competitor,” suggests Rasmus Ingerslev, the chair of the IHRSA board
  • Board Profiles: CBI is pleased to introduce new board members Steve Capezzone and Jason Reinhardt
  • Best Practices: Melissa Rodriguez on equipment budgeting; Christine Thalwitz on member feedback
  • In Brief: Social media presents valuable opportunities and real challenges for clubs
  • Success by Association: With IHRSA’s help, Alan Leach’s West Wood Clubs survived a deep recession
  • Value Proposition: Gantner Technologies has been leveraging technology for clubs for 34 years
  • Last Rep: Board members do the industry’s work worldwide, reports Joe Moore, the president and CEO of IHRSA

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Rick Beusman, President

Saw Mill Sports Management, Mount Kisco, NY