Geoff Ninnes Fong & Partners (GNFP) is a structural, aquatic and civil engineering consultancy with broad experience in the design of new municipal and institutional swimming pools, hydrotherapy…read more
IHRSA resource Gives Clubs Tools to Help Members Lose Weight
Mindful that holiday festivities and busy schedules can make it difficult to maintain healthy routines and weight loss plans, the International Health Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) has released has released a new resource that aims to help fitness club operators set up and run effective weight loss programs.
While these programs can be implemented any time of year, the release of this product is timed to help clubs looking to kick off a New Year’s weight loss program.
IHRSA’s Building an Effective Weight Loss Program in Your Gym provides introductory information and resources for fitness businesses interested in offering weight loss programming to members for the first time.
Clubs can download the free resource to learn how to:
• Structure an effective weight loss program;
• Identify a specific target audience for the program;
• Decide who will manage the program;
• Choose a time and location for the program;
• Track metrics for success;
• Generate ideas for weekly educational themes.
Introducing the resources, Alex Black Larcom, IHRSA’s Senior Manager of Health Promotion and Policy advised “the combinations of lifestyle factors that produce an effective weight loss strategy can vary for every individual.
“However, having access to a safe workout space and a network of support - especially when it comes to nutrition - can greatly improve chances for success. Consumers are realising that clubs can provide them with both. I specifically created this resource to appeal to and help the club operator who has not run weight loss programming in the past.”
Building an Effective Weight Loss Program in Your Gym is available for download now through the IHRSA website. IHRSA membership is not required to download the resource.
22nd October 2018 - Chantal Brodrick named as Moderator of IHRSA Women’s Leadership Summit
11th October 2018 - World Obesity Day looks to end weight stigma
24th September 2018 - Weight Watchers ends use of ‘weight’ in branding
27th July 2018 - Research-based weight loss program gets Australian launch
19th January 2018 - Aquafit Manager Kristen Green to receive IHRSA Woman Leader Award
11th June 2015 - Workshop to aid fitness clubs in reaching the weight loss market
1st April 2014 - Changing the way Australians approach weight loss
Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?
The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.
However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.
Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.
Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.
Click here to subscribe.
The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.
Playrope Aqua-Fun, are the Australian & New Zealand exclusive distributors for Vortex Aquatic Structures International, the world leader in aquatic playgrounds and urban water landscapes.…read more
With its sleek good looks and easy-to-use yet powerful functionality, Envibe is the premium fitness club software for the Australasian leisure, recreation and fitness industry. We are the most…read more
Digonex is a leading provider of customised dynamic pricing solutions to clients in arts and entertainment, sport, attractions, cultural institutions and retail sectors. Digonex’s technology is…read more
Pico Play is a global leader in the planning, design, development and construction of world-class themed attractions and entertainment that deliver extraordinary and memorable experiences to millions…read more
METRA Australia is your innovation partner for smart electronic locking, Access Control solutions and cashless payment systems to suit all types of leisure facilities. Our team’s…read more
INTRODUCTION Abel Sports is Australia’s leading manufacturer and suppliers of Goal Posts, sports ground safety netting systems and coaches boxes for Stadiums ,Sports Clubs, Councils and…read more
get listed with our suppliers directory
Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!