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Have you ever considered how a state sales tax could impact your club and how you could take action to stop it? Are you searching for ways to promote leadership characteristics among your team? Wondering what actions you can take to help increase the physically active population? The IHRSA Advocate can help you find the answers you've been searching for.

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The IHRSA Advocate is your guide to knowing and understanding the policies that influence daily health club operations. We analyze the action, so you know when to take your own. For more timely relevant news about advocacy issues affecting the industry, and your bottom-line, subscribe to​ the bi-weekly (member-only) e-newsletter. The following four articles and resources will give you a taste of the topics that are regularly covered in each issue of The IHRSA Advocate.

How to Run Effective Corporate Wellness Programs

Do you want to enter the corporate wellness arena? Are you unsure of where to start? Look no further. Here are some ideas for how your club can partner with companies that are interested in implementing wellness programs to help employees get active.

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What to Consider When Creating an Active Shooter Plan

In today’s world, active shooter incidents happen much more frequently. Unfortunately, it can be almost impossible to predict when or where one may occur, so it’s important to have a plan in place for how to properly prepare for an active shooter situation if one were to happen at your club.

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Transgender Use of Health Club Locker Rooms

Learn what you can do when a member who identifies as transgender wants to use the locker room of the gender they identify with.

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6 Ways to Manage Difficult Situations at Your Health Club

Have you ever questioned how to handle an instance of sexual harassment? Have you ever been confused about how to resolve a conflict involving political opinions? Learn how you can take the necessary steps to identify avoid difficult situations like these before they become larger legal problems.

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