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  • Fitness Training Helps Vets Conquer PTSD

    by Tom Charlier August 2016

    A growing wealth of research documents the benefits exercise can provide for PTSD sufferers by boosting the brain's production of endorphins, which enhance feelings of well-being, and suppressing levels of cortisol, the so-called stress hormone. Physical activity also allows patients to work off their anger and sleep better.

  • Popular Producer Timbaland to Make Music for Zumba

    by The Bismarck Tribune August 2016

    Hit-making producer Timbaland is used to people dancing to his beats at nightclubs, and now fans will get a chance to move to music he specifically designed for working out through a new partnership with Zumba.

  • High School's New Indoor Facility Brings Excitement

    by Len Hayward August 2016

    The nearly 52,000 square-foot facility offers a large weight room, locker rooms, offices and a 50-yard field. Beyond those attributes, though, the facility is something that senior linebacker Brock Elam said brought the team closer together this summer.

  • How We Approached Closing Our Second Club Location

    by Rob Bishop August 2016

    This article appeared in the July/August issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Gym Cited for Closing Without Notifying Members

    by Jasen Lee July 2016

    Performax Gyms in Clearfield was cited for ceasing operations without following legally required procedures under the state's Health Spa Services Protection Act, leaving customers with memberships they could not use, according to the Division of Consumer Protection.

  • YMCA Plans to Sell Pool, Focus on Fitness Complex

    by Stephanie Hacke July 2016

    The YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh plans to sell its Cloverleaf YMCA pool in Baldwin Borough at the end of summer and focus its resources on an indoor fitness complex under construction in Bethel Park.

  • Self-Analyzing Gym Equipment Facilitates Maintenance

    by Meg Graham June 2016

    As Life Fitness technology develops, the company said, it could one day better help gyms use data to market to their customers. That feeling when you arrive at the gym only to find your favorite elliptical out of service: What if we could prevent that? Rosemont, Ill.,-based Life Fitness says it has brought the connectivity of the internet of things to gyms with its new remote monitoring service.

  • Reasons Barry Klein Is Leaving Day-to-Day Club Operations

    by Barry Klein June 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Making Room for Functional Strength Training in Mainstream Health Clubs

    by Paul Steinbach May 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • New and Improved: Fitness Equipment, Pool Pumps and More

    by AB Staff May 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.