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Amy Boone Thompson

Amy Boone Thompson

Amy BooneThompson is the national project director for Stroller StridesTM and is experienced in directing multi-purpose health clubs and spas.  Amy teaches fitness/nutrition with Stroller Strides and Moore's UCSD Cancer Center in San Diego. Certification: ACE 

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IDEA Health & Fitness Association Announces a Formal License Agreement with All Fitness International Convention to Unveil the 2020 IDEA® Korea

January 6, 2020

January 6, 2020 – San Diego, CA –IDEA Health & Fitness Association, the world’s leading organization of fitness and wellness professionals, and part of the Fitness Group for Active Interest Media, is pleased to announce a formal license agreement with the Korea Beautiness & Arts Agency (KBAA) to hold its first convention, the 2020 IDEA…

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Mastering the Art of Project Management

December 31, 2007

Many companies hire project managers to oversee and implement initiatives set forth by the organizations. Project managers are adept at ensuring that those initiatives are successfully completed in a timely manner.

As a fitness manager, you are also expected to manage projects as part of your job description. Unfortunately, few fitness managers are given the tools they need to ev…

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Finding and Benefiting From a Management Mentor

April 30, 2007

“As a young and newly appointed general manager of an exclusive multisport health club, I felt inexperienced, chronically behind in my tasks and alone. I needed to find someone outside the walls of my club and the world of fitness in whom I could confide—someone I co…

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Transforming Goals Into Action!

June 30, 2006

At this point in our series for new fitness managers, you have learned how to make the best impression possible on your staff, managers and members. You have also learned your club’s essential business practices and worked hard to determine the needs of your department. Finally,…

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Creating an Equipment Maintenance Plan,

June 30, 2005

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Creating an Equipment Maintenance Plan
WHY AN EFFECTIVE PLAN THAT COVERS YOUR INVENTORY WILL SAVE MONEY AND TIME AND REDUCE THE NEED FOR COSTLY REPAIRS.
By Amy Boone

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o far this year, this column has focused on how to select the best fitness and cardiovascular equipment for your facility; where to place it on the fitness floor for the biggest return on investment; how to foster mutua…

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