Some of us don’t know what we want to do even as a grown up. But one St. Paul native knew right after high school when he jumped into the fitness industry. He could travel the world while learning the in’s and out’s of the trade. Now Chuck Runyon is the chief executive officer of Anytime Fitness.
We all need to exercise, but it’s pretty easy to find an excuse to skip a workout if you don’t have a gym, or if you’re going to the wrong one. Whether basic, big box, or boutique — not all are created equal. Small health clubs like Snap and Anytime Fitness offer a no-frills workout. They never shut off the lights. “Obviously we’re open anytime. That’s 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, even on holidays.
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Many people are making the effort to exercise in 2012. Gyms see a 25 percent spike in memberships this time of year. But more than half of us who resolve to bust our butts in the new year start sitting on them after just a few months.
A study done by Anytime Fitness released Wednesday said that more than 70 percent of Americans would rather go to the dentist, do their taxes, sit in the middle aisle of an airplane or visit their in-laws than go shopping for a swimsuit.