RECENT ARTICLES
  • Fitbit Cedes Ground to Apple, Xiaomi in Wearables

    by Salt Lake Tribune June 2017

    Fitbit fell to third place in the wearable-device market in the first quarter, losing out to rival connected watches and fitness bands from Apple and Xiaomi Corp.

  • New Helmet in NFL Hopes to Reduce Head Trauma

    by The Salt Lake Tribune June 2017

    NFL teams will be trying out a new helmet, the VICIS Zero 1, that the league and the players' union hope will be more effective in trying to limit head trauma.

  • Uniform Changes for High School Wrestling Approved

    by Jason Scott May 2017

    Beginning in the 2017-18 season, high school wrestlers will have the option to choose whether they wear the traditional one-piece singlet on the mat.

  • QUIZ: 40 Years of Fitness Equipment

    by AB Editors May 2017

    Think you know all about the history of fitness equipment? Take our quiz and test your knowledge!

    This quiz is based off of our April 2017 feature: The Evolution of Fitness Equipment. Study up and take your best shot!

     

  • The Evolution of Fitness Equipment

    by Jason Scott May 2017

    Perhaps nowhere is evidence of 40 years of industry growth stronger than in the area of commercial fitness equipment. To illustrate just how far the industry has come, we've collected examples of the first pieces of equipment produced by some of today's best-known manufacturers, as well as some of their most-recent products. When viewed side by side, the differences — from technological advancements to the influence of a shifting fitness culture — are stark.

  • Treadmill Fire Forces Evacuation of Senior Fitness Center

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    On Monday, patrons at the Tokay Senior Fitness Center were forced to evacuate when a faulty control panel sent a treadmill up in flames.

  • Product Spotlight 2017: Cardio Equipment

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    Cardio Equipment

  • Equipment Usage Tracking Technologies

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    In the past few years, fitness technology has begun to home in on one of the most problematic aspects of fitness space management: cardio equipment maintenance. A variety of device-trackers, applications and even specialized consulting services are available to help facility owners optimize their fitness floor and keep tabs on equipment usage. For the operator who is devoted to customer satisfaction but also wants to get the highest possible return on their fitness equipment investment, a combination of these available technologies may be the best solution.

  • New Product Roundup: RFID Locks | Cloud-Based Fitness | Aquatic Training

    by AB Staff January 2017

    Check out the newest products as seen in the January | February 2017 issue.

  • Infographic: Wearable Tech and Sports Injury Prevention

    by AB Editors January 2017

    From professional to collegiate sports, injuries continue to sideline some of the world’s top athletes. Many teams across the globe have begun implementing the use of wearable technology to track their athletes’ health data in real time to not only improve their game, but prevent potentially devastating injuries as well.