Why model releases are important for your fitness business

Running a fitness business can be complex. So, on top of all the other legal stuff you’re doing, why would you need a model release? Well, let me ask you

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Fitness Facility Risk Management Basics

Want to know the best way to avoid injuries and lawsuits befalling your fitness business that doesn’t involve not having a fitness facility? Implementing risk management strategies that mean that

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Starting a Pure Barre studio: Legal foundations

The legal foundations needed for starting a Pure Barre Studio are not significantly different from starting another kind of fitness business – however, as with any franchise, there are some

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Should my fitness business be an LLC?

You’re out there getting things done in the gym, and you’re ready to start your own fitness business. This could be a gym, a personal training business, a franchise, as a

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Whether you are investigating a health and fitness franchise – such as a franchise that focuses on a fitness technique that requires patented equipment, a 24 hour gym facility, a

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Why your CrossFit box needs a lawyer drafted release form

You might have wondered, why does your CrossFit® box need a lawyer drafted injury and illness waiver and release form? Why can’t you just ask one of your fellow affiliates

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7+ Steps to Marketing your CrossFit Box Legally

Let’s talk about marketing your CrossFit box legally. CrossFit® is one of the fastest growing brands within the fitness industry both within the US and Internationally. CrossFit® is a registered

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9 liability risks of operating a CrossFit gym

Are you thinking about opening and operating a CrossFit Gym? Do you already operate a CrossFit® box and you’re trying to make sure that you have crossed your t’s and

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Supplements and Fitness Professionals: Special Legal Issues

Supplements and Fitness Professionals. For good or ill these two topics seem to go hand in hand. But what is their relationship? We have talked about how to make sure

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Client confidentiality and the fitness industry

While it is somewhat unclear exactly when HIPAA (The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (42 United States Code § 1320d)) applies to fitness professionals, there is no doubt that

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