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  • Columnist: Team Gear Represents Need to Belong

    by Gordon Monson June 2016

    It's funny how much money people spend connecting themselves to sports teams, buying all kinds of merchandise, especially apparel, by which they wear a club's gear and fly its colors. Think about it: Do you own a Utah Utes hat or a BYU jersey or Utah State shorts or a Jazz T-shirt? Or some other bit of clothing with some other team's logo on it? You're not alone.

  • New Park Play Equipment Brighter, Safer

    by Tony Biasotti June 2016

    Nearly half of the parks in Ventura are getting new play equipment this summer, in a half-million-dollar effort to bring the city's oldest playgrounds into the 21st century.

  • 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.