• County Rejects MLB Teams' $140M Bed Tax Request

    by Joe Capozzi Palm Beach Post Staff Writer September 2014

    A majority of county commissioners Tuesday agreed they're willing to commit $90 million in bed tax money to help finance a new stadium, but not the full $145 million the teams are seeking.

  • Gym Member Dies After Attack with Steel Bar

    by Andrew Brandt September 2014

    A member of a San Francisco Bally Total Fitness was arrested on Thursday for repeatedly hitting — and subsequently killing — another member with a steel bar.

  • Gym Carves Niche with Trainer-Assisted Daily Workouts

    by Becca Nelson Sankey September 2014

    My Trainer – A Cutrer Fitness Facility opened mid-July at 3118 Sherwood Way, next to Maximus Nutrition. The gym prides itself on taking a different approach to achieving fitness, said Matt Cutrer, a personal trainer who, with his wife, Nora, owns the new business. “Unlike most gyms where there’s the quintessential gym equipment and you’re left to your own devices. … we give our members a full assessment,” Cutrer said. “They can do their own workout, (or) they can come to any of our classes. The thing our members are really loving that no one else offers is our trainer-assisted daily workout.

  • School's Fitness Push Results in $100K Fitness Center

    by Dayna Straehley, The Orange County Register September 2014

    Physical education classes at Sunnymead Middle School are so much fun, students said they want to participate in all the activities - even pushups. Now the Moreno Valley school's commitment to health and fitness has won it national recognition - and a brand-new fitness center set to open next month.

  • Ex-Staffer Impressed with Old Dominion Locker Upgrades

    by Harry Minium September 2014

    By Harry Minium The Virginian-Pilot NORFOLK When the Eastern Michigan football equipment truck pulled into Foreman Field after a 12-hour drive from Ypsilanti, Mich., Tommy Rapier vaulted from the driver's side to get a look at the new $700,000 visitor's locker room. For Rapier, Eastern Michigan's assistant athletic director for equipment operations, it was the first time seeing the fruits of his labor.

  • YMCA to Renovate Former Restaurant into Fitness Center

    by Stephen Betts BDN Staff September 2014

    The Penobscot Bay YMCA's waterfront center in Rockland is scheduled to open in November.

  • Video: Inside a Successful Medical Fitness Program

    by Michael Gaio September 2014

    Set foot onto The Atlantic Club’s sprawling 44-acre campus in Manasquan, N.J., and you’ll realize it’s not the average health club.

  • College Training Facilities Marry Functionality, Experience

    by Jeremy Krug September 2014

    Over the past five years, we've seen an arms race between Division I universities seeking to amass the best athletic training resources available. Investment in a new training facility or renovations to an existing one is largely seen as a necessity for premier football programs. It's not just about keeping players in top performance condition or furthering a program's success, but training facilities have another major benefit — attracting top recruits.

  • College's $7.8M Wellness Center to Serve Community

    by Sharahn D. Boykin September 2014

    The new Antioch College $7.8 million wellness center, which will promote health and fitness and provide additional recreation options in the area, will open on Saturday.

  • Shuttered Anytime Fitness Location Seeks Franchisee

    by Mark Fisher September 2014

    Members have been locked out of the Anytime Fitness club in south Centerville since early last week, and the club's management has posted a sign on the door of the business assuring members that they're seeking to reopen.