Cybex product specialist Daryl Dee explains and demonstrates the features and benefits of the company's Eagle Leg Press from the trade show floor at the 2013 Athletic Business Conference & Expo.
- by AB Staff
- January 2014
Startup Capitalizing on Demand for Locally Made Softballs One of America's favorite pastimes just got a little more American. Apex Sports, based in Zanesville, is the first company to produce softballs in the United States in more than 30 years. read more
49ers, Cowboys Practice with Virtual Reality Technology The 49ers and Cowboys will add virtual reality to their weekly preparations this season with more teams expected to sign on in coming days. Five FBS college teams also use it, both to give their players virtual practice repetitions — notably without any physical wear and tear — and to allow recruits to experience what it’s like to be part of their program. read more
Opinion: MLB Needs to Seek New Lumber Last month's gruesome injury from a broken maple bat to a woman at Fenway Park has renewed dialogue about improving ballpark safety. Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said during his annual luncheon with baseball writers at the All-Star Game that MLB was evaluating ballpark safety features, but any changes will not be implemented until next season. read more
Banned from Parks, Drones May Get Own Spot in City After having ordinances that both allow drones to be flown in the city but ban them from being flown in the parks, Boynton Beach staff has been told to research and find an area that can be designated for drone-flying only. read more
Fitness Trackers are Hot, But Do They Really Help? Sales of fitness trackers are climbing, and the biggest maker of the gadgets, Fitbit, made a splashy debut on the stock market last week. But will the devices help you get healthier? read more