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How to Grow Your Gym to 300 Members

By |June 15th, 2017|

Written by Dave Thomas
Owner, Performance360

In my opinion, a membership of 300 represents a healthy business that is set-up to be successful in the long haul. It is usually indicative of quality practices, good treatment of members, and some awareness of the data.

In gyms that we speak to and work with, many want the magic list […]

3 Programming Questions to Ask Yourself

By |May 24th, 2017|

Written by Dave Thomas
Owner, Performance360

Provide better fitness to people and your gym will grow.

The end.

I wish it were that easy, but I have to fill some words because this is a blog post and it can’t just be one sentence. Or, maybe it can and I am doing it wrong. Either way, I’d like to quickly […]

Why I Think Networking is Stupid

By |May 4th, 2017|

Written by Dave Thomas

I have never allocated much energy for networking or glad handing with my fellow fitness professionals. I can count on one hand the amount of actual friends that I have in this industry and we never had, “Become boys with Tommy Fit Pro” on our list of how we’d get customers at […]

3 Ways to Blow It with Gym Prospects

By |April 25th, 2017|

Written by Dave Thomas

Fun fact. I quit the one sales job that I ever had a week before I knew my sorry ass was going to get canned. I despised my life and brief tenure in sales. When sitting in your car eating a peanut butter and jelly sandwich for lunch, and listening to sports radio […]

Reflections on 6 Years of Operating a Successful Gym

By |April 19th, 2017|

Written by Dave Thomas

This week, we are fortunate enough to celebrate Performance360’s 6th birthday (7th if you count my personal training business prior to opening the gym). I don’t have an agenda for today’s article, and I didn’t have the chance to sit down and plan notes prior to writing. The way I wanted to […]

10 Things That Can Close Your Gym

By |April 12th, 2017|

by Dave Thomas

Over the past six years of operations in the absurdly competitive Southern California fitness market, we’ve repeatedly tested, measured, and assessed the importance of every aspect of our business. We’ve had some major successes and some disasters, and it’s allowed us to see what works, what doesn’t, and what gets you into trouble […]