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  • Dealing with Members’ Attempts to Cancel Their Contract

    by Rob Bishop and Barry Klein October 2014

    We know that cancelling a health club membership can be confusing. After all, it can be spelled "cancelling" or "canceling." It's quite maddening, really.

  • Consultant: Warnings About Gym Floor Were Ignored

    by Shawn Cohen, Laura Italiano, and Larry Celona October 2014

    A respected construction consultant had warned that the million-dollar gym floor being built for the new Police Academy was doomed to buckle - but he was ignored, The Post has learned.

  • Utah State Facility Ramps Up Prominence of Plyometric Training

    by Paul Steinbach October 2014

    Other college athletic training facilities have incorporated inclines for plyometric workouts, but few showcase the amenity like Utah State University.

  • Olympic Ski Jumping Facility to Undergo Major Renovation

    by Keith McCord Deseret News October 2014

    Starting next summer, athletes who specialize in aerial ski jumping will have a brand-new training facility to use.

  • Youths Can Reap the Benefits of Strength Training

    by Paul Steinbach October 2014

    Olive Stevens deadlifted more than twice her bodyweight at the AAU Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa, this past July. It was one of four national and world records set by Stevens in the squat, bench and deadlift, as well as the combined total of all three lifts.

  • Bankrupt YMCA Sale to Bring Fitness Equipment Upgrades

    by JANE FORD-STEWART, Greenfield-West Allis Now October 2014

    The YMCA of Central Waukesha County plans to buy the Southwest YMCA and anticipates spending money on it to catch up on some deferred maintenance and even to go beyond that, said Chris Becker, CEO of the YMCA of Central Waukesha County.

  • 'Dated' 11-Year-Old Marquette Practice Facility Gets Reno

    by MICHAEL HUNT, mhunt@journalsentinel.com Milwaukee Journal Sentinel October 2014

    Upon his hiring last April, coach Steve Wojciechowski appreciated the building's value as one of college basketball's better training facilities, but he also noted that it had become dated.

  • Even Academic Support Centers Can Need Renovation

    by By John N. Mitchell; Inquirer Staff Writer October 2014

    As part of its effort to improve the student-athlete experience, Temple unveiled the newly renovated Nancy and Donald Resnick Academic Support Center on Monday.

  • 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.