It’s a good time to be working in the fitness industry. According to the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA), 2012 proved profitable for fitness facilities.

“Improvements were recorded in all nine performance indicators measured,” said Jay Ablondi, executive vice president of global products for IHRSA in a press release. “Significantly, the greatest growth was achieved in non-dues revenue and EBITDAR
(earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, amortization and rent).”

Here is some of the data from the IHRSA Annual Financial Index report:

“By finding ways to help consumers stay on track with their health and wellness goals, health club operators continue to show that they are entrepreneurial and resilient in any economic environment,” Ablondi added.