Here's your first look at the latest earnings and benefits for management and staff.
Compensation is the right word to apply to earnings in the fitness industry. The managers and owners replying to this year's survey are using benefits, discounts and continuing education opportunities to supplement both salary and hourly dollars. Respondents also report an exemplary 70 percent (%) customer retenti...
Use this report on the 2000 IDEA Fitness Programs & Equipment Survey to keep pace with industry trends.
fitness programs trends report
The year 2000 was a reflection of the vitality of the fitness industry. The number of programs offered remained diverse, with many options popular among consumers. Equipment was widely used, with innovative developers adapting traditional equipment for contemporar...
With so many fitness activities available, how do you determine which ones are a good fit for your business? Asking current customers is your first step to answering that question. Surveys, informal conversations and tracking participation are good ways to find out what clients are interested in. The second step is to see what other facilities are offering, both locally and nationally, and predict if your customers will like the same programs their customers do.
Among the most dramatic trends over the past decade has been the growth of the personal fitness trainer profession and the diversification of services provided. Yet, as the demand for trainers grows, and as more fitness professionals enter the training field, there
remains no single, standard qualification or certification required for a person to practice as a personal trainer.
WINNERS OF THE 2000 IDEA HEALTH & FITNESS AWARDS MOTIVATE PEOPLE TO EMBRACE AN ACTIVE LIFESTYLE.
Building A Healthy World
Young girls. Active teenagers. Retired men. Elite athletes. Sedentary blue-collar workers. Stay-at-home moms. Busy corporate executives. As diverse as people are, they have many needs in common as human beings. They all need to stay active to lead fulfilling lives, for example...
2000 IDEA Fitness Programs & Equipment Survey
The demographics of the businesses where the respondents work.
l This survey shows a cross section
of the fitness industry. While health clubs represent 34%, other fitness business locations also are apparent. This diversity among IDEA members indicates they have a large sphere of influence over the types of fitness act...
ENVISIONING THE FUTURE OF FITNESS
IDEA Essay Contest finalists offer their views of what fitness will be like in the year 2025.
ow will people be looking after their health 25 years from now? Will we be participating in "military-astronaut" fitness classes, using our thumb print on weight equipment to customize our workout, exercising in a virtual reality room or having our DNA profiled to assess ...
C O M P E N S AT I O N F O R J O B T I T L E S PA I D B Y H O U R O R B Y C L A S S
Northeast Northcentral South West
Group Exercise Coordinator
n = 10 hours worked 14 $ 20 n = 11 14 $ 16 n = 14 17 $ 15 n = 11 19 $14
Compensation by Region
n = 19 hours worked hourly rate 10 $ 25
n = 23 10 $ 23
n = 24 12 $ 19
n = 25 17 $ 21
Fitness Floor Staff
n = 1...
To help you benchmark your employee compensation methods against those used by other businesses, IDEA has conducted a compensation survey every year since 1996. This year’s survey shows that compensation for managers and practitioners working in health and fitness businesses is a fusion of consistency and directional trends.