The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Associationis the fitness industry’s only global trade association. IHRSA represents over 9,750 for profit health and fitness facilities and over 740 supplier companies in 78 countries.
By Jean Suffin
We’ve all seen it. The woman (or man) at the club who is painfully thin and working out frequently, for long periods of time and with obsessive vigor. A person who is so thin that your heart goes out to them and you wish you could say something. Of course, that’s not realistic or effective. So what can a club do, if anything, to intervene and help members who suffer from complex eating disorders like anorexia nervosa and bulimia? Read the full article Eating Disorders at the Club: Is It Your Place to Say?.