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Lawrence with Gym Insight

Las Vegas, NV 89148

Questions Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight

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How can we educate the "average" person about proper gym etiquette?

10 Answers | Asked by Sue D'Alonzo on Aug 15, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Oct 31, 2012

Offer an "personal training" orientation session at signup and go over all the rules of the gym and hand out an etiquette sheet.

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Does anyone have any new years resolutions for their business?

6 Answers | Asked by Mary Nguyen on Jan 03, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Oct 31, 2012

My New Year's resolution is to juice more...so I want to put in an organic juice bar in my fitness facility. I have developed my own programs to make my life as a gym owner easier (I am a software developer before becoming a gym owner ~ so naturally, when I saw other programs lacking, I had to cr...

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Are they any fitness grants for small gym owners?

9 Answers | Asked by Adam Barber on Oct 25, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Oct 31, 2012

I do not know anything about grants, but have you checked into insurance options? I commend you on starting your own gym. It is worth it if you are passionate about it and you have your own niche standing apart and above the rest!

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What are some good ways to bring in more clients?

11 Answers | Asked by Sarah Burnham on Oct 24, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Oct 24, 2012

I use direct mail and flyers within a 3 mile radius. Once I start signing up members, always get their emails. Once the members are no longer using the facility anymore, you can use these emails to reach out to them for lower costs memberships to bring them back through your door. Are you plannin...

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Lately, gyms have been opening up that have a license to serve alcohol?

20 Answers | Asked by Joanne Duncan-Carnesciali on Apr 05, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Oct 20, 2012

I was stunned to hear about Planet Fitness pizza night and tootsie roll jar. I would not use this business strategy at my gym either. An organic juice bar, YES, bloody mary's, NO Way!

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I'm thinking about buying a fitness center in a small town. What are some key tips, and equipment for a small space?

9 Answers | Asked by Beth Birgy on Aug 09, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Oct 20, 2012

As a gym owner who developed and opened up my own gym, I would advise you to utilize what you have in order to prevent spending money where the market may not be. After running the gym for a while, and signing up new members, you will be able to better measure where your market value is and how to...

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Is an interactive terminal ( with personal workouts and ranking) interesting in a fitness club?

5 Answers | Asked by Fabien Combe on Aug 09, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Oct 12, 2012

As a gym owner and software developer that loves technology, including 24 hour unattended access systems, I believe that your concept would do well in certain fitness gyms, like the 24 hour access gyms that do not have round the clock employees or personal trainers (PT). I looked up your websit...

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Looking for advice from Club Managers & Owners

10 Answers | Asked by Thea Ward on Mar 28, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Sep 11, 2012

Hi Thea, I know you asked this question a while ago, but if your staff still is not motivated, the greatest motivation can be to incorporate competition with specific goals in mind! An age old business adage states “What gets measured gets improved.” Therefore, you should measure th...

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Studio owners: what is the most important piece of advice you would give to someone considering opening their own studio?

18 Answers | Asked by Jacquelyn Melear on Jun 10, 2011

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Sep 10, 2012

Hi Jacquelyn, As a club owner myself, the best advice that I can give you is to find a way to set yourself apart and above the competition. Find something that your competitors do not have and market it to death! Also, once you find your niche, you must keep in mind that “what gets m...

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Question to other studio owners? Besides the obvious, referrals and word of mouth. Where do you put your facilities advertising

8 Answers | Asked by Dave Gibson on Sep 06, 2012

Answered by Lawrence with Gym Insight on Sep 10, 2012

Hi Dave, I just opened the doors to my fitness club 2 years ago and find that direct mail and using flyers within a 3 mile radius are my best results. However, lately I have building my email list. At the time of our first campaign and had approximately 350 addresses on our list (not even k...

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