Equipping Your Facility. Part 3

Type of facility

Before purchasing equipment,DeMars advises owners toask themselves, “Who am I trying to attract to my facility?” A gym that caters to bodybuilders, for example, will focus on strength equipment, while a fitness facility that is more mainstream will need to feature more cardio. Treadmills have the widest appeal, but elliptical trainers are a close second, according to Musselman, who says members are preferring elliptical trainers over stairsteppers. (more…)

Equipping Your Facility. Part 2

The Internet. Ordering equipment online may seem risky, but it offers one clear advantage over other methods: current tax laws provide loopholes that can save buyers money. If the equipment is not manufactured in the state where you arebuying, you do not have to pay sales tax. (more…)

Equipping Your Facility. Part 1

The equipment you select for your club says more about your facility than the decor or equipment layout. Who wants to work out in a gorgeous. (more…)