Facilities: Fitness & Training
Small Studios Fastest Growing Part of Fitness Industry
by Joseph Pisani, The Associated Press June 2015
Slim one-room gyms are in, and the low cost of starting them has turned gym rats and workout instructors into entrepreneurs. No need for Olympic-size pools, rows of treadmills or steam rooms in these small studios.
Avoid These Six Health Club Design Mistakes
by Rob Bishop & Barry Klein June 2015
When it comes to great architecture and design at fitness facilities, we defer to former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart's standard for obscenity — we know it when we see it.
Blog: Diddy, with a Kettlebell, in the UCLA Weight Room
by Stuart Goldman June 2015
The Diddy attack at the UCLA training complex on Monday has taken on a life of its own. What have we learned? We’ve learned that a kettlebell can be used as a deadly weapon.
2015 Showcase by the Numbers
by AB Staff June 2015
Wondering what the spread of this year's submissions looks like? Projects in the college market dominated, offering a healthy array of athletic, fitness and recreation endeavors. As far as design, an overarching theme across all markets was creating a sense of place through the use of grand and welcoming entrances and atriums, often featuring abundant glass and skylights.
The AB Extra: June 19
by Laura Godlewski June 2015
This week's AB Extra features news about a startup that aims to improve athletic equipment, a study that suggests that active video games are a good substitute for physical activity for kids and a university that is looking out for those who are texting and walking.
Nonprofit's Medically Based Fitness Centers Enjoy Steady Growth
by Jay Greene, Crain's Detroit Business June 2015
The Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation has grown the past six years from a single wellness center to four.
WVU Athletics Checking Off List of Smaller Facility Projects
by Mike Casazza, Charleston Daily Mail June 2015
There's nothing quite as grand as the basketball practice facility or the football program's weight room or team meeting room on the way, but the Mountaineer Athletic Club is working on the next wave of smaller items to benefit West Virginia.
Utah Athletics Nearing End of $41M in Improvement Projects
by Kyle Goon, The Salt Lake Tribune June 2015
Utah athletics finds itself in several major construction projects nearing completion this summer, a reflection of its rising ambitions as a department.
Good Coaches Part of Climbing Gym's Appeal
by Ron Bush, Chattanooga Times Free Press June 2015
The highly rated High Point Climbing and Fitness gym in downtown Chattanooga will be the center of attention for youth climbing competition in the Southeastern United States this weekend.
Sponsored Video: Cybex Care - Asset Management for Gyms
by AB Staff June 2015
Cybex has recently introduced Cybex Care, a web-based asset management system designed to help gym owners save money, reduce equipment downtime, and manage machine usage.