• Fitness Location OK'd with Neighbor Privacy Provisions

    by Brian Bethel 325-676-6739 November 2014

    The Abilene City Council chose to allow the owners of Firehouse Fitness to open a second location on Buffalo Gap Road, with a number of provisions to protect the privacy and convenience of the new location’s neighbors.

  • Taxpayers Object to Plans for Surplus Athletic Equipment

    by John J. Hopkins November 2014

    An Iroquois School Board plan to shelve old athletic training equipment after the district bought new equipment was stalled last week after a parent objected that the surplus items paid for by taxpayers still could be used.

  • Gift to Cover Half of U. of Montana Locker, Weight Reno

    by From Chronicle wire services November 2014

    The University of Montana has announced a $7 million donation toward a planned $14 million project to build new football locker rooms and a weight training facility against the southwest side of Washington-Grizzly Stadium.

  • AB Survey Results: Class Variety, Management Software Drive Fitness Programming

    by AB editors October 2014

    In August, Athletic Business surveyed fitness facility managers in all sectors of the industry regarding the management of their class offerings.

  • UT Volleyball Practice Facility Viewed as 'Game-Changer'

    by Mike Strange October 2014

    Coach Rob Patrick and the Tennessee women’s volleyball waited their turn. They waited while a new aquatic center was built. And soccer and softball stadiums.

  • 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.