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  • New Product Roundup: Full Body Press, Technology and More

    by AB Staff June 2016

    This article appeared in the June issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Self-Analyzing Gym Equipment Facilitates Maintenance

    by Meg Graham June 2016

    As Life Fitness technology develops, the company said, it could one day better help gyms use data to market to their customers. That feeling when you arrive at the gym only to find your favorite elliptical out of service: What if we could prevent that? Rosemont, Ill.,-based Life Fitness says it has brought the connectivity of the internet of things to gyms with its new remote monitoring service.

  • Virtual Reality Stationary Bike Debuts

    by Jordan Graham June 2016

    Imagine flying high above glittering lakes and scenic valleys, on the back of a magnificent Pegasus — pedaling with all your might, as part of your daily — exercise routine.

  • Product Spotlight: Locker Room | Laundry Components

    by Paul Steinbach June 2016

    This article appeared in the July/August issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Integrated Locking Systems Benefit Facility Users, Owners

    by Emily Attwood June 2016

    This article appeared in the July/August issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • New Product Roundup: Lighting, Video Displays and More

    by AB Staff June 2016

    This article appeared in the July/August issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Injury-Preventing Catcher's Mask Catching On in MLB

    by Jean Falbo-Sosnovich, May 2016

    The Defender boasts the same footprint as a traditional catcher's mask, said Klein, but its patent-pending Shock Suspension System is what sets it apart. The spring-loaded technology is designed to reduce the severity of impact of an oncoming baseball up to 50 percent to a catcher's face and head. Testing done by several third- party accredited laboratories included impacts of 100 mph by baseballs, as well as 70 mph by softballs.

  • Drone Racing Takes Off

    by Jordan Graham April 2016

    Whirring engines, hairpin turns and the occasional crash - but today, instead of top performance cars with millions of - dollars of research behind - them, it's tiny drones crossing the finish line.

  • Eye-Tracking Device May Help Concussion Diagnoses

    by Jason Scott March 2016

    As concerns about concussions and head injuries continue to dominate the discussion when it comes to sports at all levels, businesses are flocking to find ways to prevent, treat and diagnose the condition in hopes of improving outcomes.

  • New Sport Comes to Sun Life Stadium

    by Emily Attwood February 2016

    As athletic organizations advance policies to keep drones away from their venues, Miami's Sun Life Stadium recently opened its gates and welcomed in a pack of the unmanned aerial devices and their operators for a new sporting event--drone races.