• Cybex Product Demo: The Eagle Leg Press (Sponsored)

    by AB Staff January 2014

    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.

  • Wearable Fitness Tech Dominates at Consumer Electronics Show

    by Nick Daniels January 2014

    For technology and fitness buffs everywhere, Christmas may be coming extra early this year. 

    The annual Consumer Electronics Show — scheduled to kick off Jan. 7 in Las Vegas — is the place to be to check out the latest in fitness technology, led by a growing trend in wearable fitness devices.

  • Video: Technogym Previews First Google Glass Controlled Treadmill

    by AB Editors January 2014

    SOURCE: Technogym

    New York, N.Y. – January 3, 2013 – Technogym, the leading producer of design and technology-driven fitness equipment, will showcase the first Google glass controlled treadmill at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014, January 7-10 in Las Vegas at booth #26609 in South Hall 2. CES attendees will be given the opportunity to interact with the treadmill using Google glasses and feedback on their training will be provided through the glasses lenses.

  • LED Lighting Finding a Home in Major Sports Arenas

    by Paul Steinbach October 2013

    The most impressive stats shared with fans visiting War Memorial Arena in Syracuse, N.Y., on any given night last season weren't displayed on the scoreboard, but rather on a monitor just inside the turnstiles.

  • Tracking Technology Revolutionizes Athlete Training

    by Paul Steinbach September 2013

    As finely tuned as strength and conditioning coaches would like today's athletes to be, much of performance training to date has been based more on time-honored norms than real science. Enter the new era of sports analytics, fueled by advances in athlete tracking technology.

  • Free Wi-Fi in San Francisco Parks, Courtesy of Google

    by Emily Attwood July 2013

    City parks are becoming technological hotspots. As New York spends the summer installing solar charging stations in its already Wi-Fi-enabled parks and plazas this summer, San Francisco is taking advantage of a $600,000 gift from Google that will add free Wi-Fi to 31 parks, recreation centers and plazas.

  • Are High-Tech Football Helmets Any Safer?

    by Michael Gaio July 2013

    Here at AB, we write a lot about concussions and player safety. We write about recovering from concussions. If it deals with concussions, it's always a popular topic with our readers.

  • Synthetic Turf Manufacturers Advance Field Cooling Solutions

    by Emily Attwood August 2012

    Global warming debates aside, this summer was hot. And dry. By mid-July, 64 percent of the country was suffering from drought conditions, the worst since the 1950s.

  • Five Questions to Ask When Purchasing Fitness Equipment

    by Rob Bishop June 2012

    After years of trying out new fitness equipment, weighing the many options out there and regularly pulling the trigger on breathtakingly high-priced purchases, we feel like we have a handle on the process.

  • Shock Pads Make Bigger Impact in the Synthetic Turf Industry

    by Michael Popke April 2012

    One of the more popular seminars attended by industry professionals at the Synthetic Turf Council's March Spring Membership Meeting in Las Vegas didn't boast a sexy name or even a call to action.