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Chair, REX Roundtables

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Co-founder, President, and CEO, Active Wellness

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Sara Kooperman, J.D.

CEO, SCW Fitness Education and WATERinMOTION

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CEO, MXM and Owner of Worx Health Clubs

Join industry experts—in collaboration with IHRSA and REX Roundtables—for a quarterly talk show featuring current events, industry news, and hot topics. Talks & Takes is sponsored by ABC Fitness Solutions, next-generation technology for fitness club owners and operators.


The next episode will air on Wednesday, July 26, at 2 p.m. EDT.


Previous Shows

November 30, 2022

The hosts wrap up 2022 with an episode covering social scams, enhancing and monetizing smart fitness, the 2023 IHRSA Health Club Consumer Report, and more.

October 27, 2022

This episode highlights mental health benefits of exercise, the significant impact of physical activity for those going through chemotherapy, the wellth divide, and more.

September 7, 2022

The hosts return to discuss part two of gamification, high price/low labor gyms, smart exercise, and more.

August 10, 2022

In this episode, discussions revolve around recruiting pains, consumers heading back to fitness facility's in record numbers, gamification, and more.

July 14, 2022

This month's episode features a whole bunch of topics ranging from Title IX, the truth about aging, active shooter training, brain bikes, and more.

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