Lawrence with Gym Insight

Las Vegas, NV 89148

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can anyone tell me the average monthly costs of running a gym.

3 Answers | Asked by kevin desrochers on Mar 10, 2014

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Mar 11, 2014

If you are planning on taking payments for memberships and services, you will also need to factor in merchant vendors/payment gateway % and credit card terminal rent. Also, depending on how you are going to set up your gym (front desk with staffed hours or 24 hour access), you will have to fact...

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Opening a gym, HELP!

8 Answers | Asked by Ryan Jacobsen on Feb 13, 2014

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Feb 15, 2014

Hi Ryan, First of all congratulations. I am sure you are excited and overwhelmed by this opportunity. I concur with the answers provided by Susan and Harris. There is a lot to be addressed in your question but I will focus my answer based on your primary concern - the investor... H...

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Does anyone have a protocol that they use at a corporate fitness center for managing fitness complaints?

3 Answers | Asked by Laurel Neil on Jan 09, 2014

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Jan 10, 2014

Hi Laurel, I agree with Harris that there are a vast array of complaints and ways to handle them. Obviously the more serious ones should have a chain of command protocol. That way nothing gets lost in the shuffle of a busy gym environment and it can be addressed asap. Procrastination is what ...

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Rock wall / bouldering wall addition?

4 Answers | Asked by Megan Senger on Jan 10, 2014

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Jan 10, 2014

Hi Megan, I am a fitness gym owner with approximately 4,000 sq foot facility and at one point I did consider this type of addition. I ultimately decided not to go through with it because there were insurance issues with continuing coverage that I carried. Although I decided not put this add...

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What is the average percentage fitness centers receive from personal training sessions?

5 Answers | Asked by Janet Heiner on Jan 03, 2014

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Jan 03, 2014

Hi Janet, I cannot tell you an average. I can only inform you of my experience in Las Vegas, and it might be different in your area. 50% has been my experience in my club and other clubs that I have been involved with. Best, Lawrence

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is there a lawyer to represent me at my gym against gym bullies

4 Answers | Asked by frank antonetti on Dec 12, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Dec 17, 2013

Hi Frank, I am sorry that you have experienced this. I will say that as an owner of a gym, I would want to know if this happened in my own gym, regardless if you decided to find another place to work out. I would want to make sure that it did not happen again to you or anyone else and remove th...

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What group exercise classes are trending? Zumba? Insanity? What will become more popular soon? What should I learn/teach?

5 Answers | Asked by David Lyman on Dec 17, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Dec 17, 2013

Hi David, ACSM just released their worldwide trend survey which may help guide you. (http://journals.lww.com/acsm-healthfitness/Fulltext/2013/11000/Now_Trend...) The three top trends according to the ACSM survey are: 1) High intensity interval training, 2) Bodyweight training and 3) Increase...

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Interview questions

5 Answers | Asked by Amy Nelson on Dec 17, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Dec 17, 2013

I concur with the questions submitted by Eric and Heike. As a gym owner too, I like to see how interviewees handle role playing scenarios. Put them on the spot to see various customer service situations. You can also use other staff members to help with the role playing. If the interviewee i...

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I am starting a new gym and am looking for management software to manage my clients, payments and scheduling.

4 Answers | Asked by Abigail Rodriguez on Dec 07, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Dec 09, 2013

Hi Abigail, I am Lawrence with Gym Insight. I know it can be tedious to find the right gym management system for your business operations, as there are a lot of great gym management companies out there. Insight focuses on simple software. With that said, we do not have a scheduling feature...

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to workout with or without a workout partner? what do you prefer?

8 Answers | Asked by Dr. J on Nov 20, 2013

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Nov 21, 2013

I like to workout alone if it is a gym type indoor door facility. But outdoor activities like hiking, biking, and running, I enjoy with a partner. What is your preference? Best, Lawrence http://www.gyminsight.com/

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