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  • How to Deal with Millennials as Employees

    by Rob Bishop & Barry Klein February 2015

    You know, when we were young, we were expected to work for a living.

    When did we become our grandfathers?

    Over the years, on these pages and at various conferences, we have talked about the challenges and rewards of hiring and working with the Millennial Generation. But maybe now we need to divide them between the Old Millennials and the Young Millennials.

  • Defunct Mill Revitalized as Town's Only Health Club

    by RACHEL OHM Morning Sentinel February 2015

    Donovan Beane is a soccer player and used to wake up early to lift weights at the local high school in the morning. The 15-year-old said he had nowhere else to do it, and it made afternoon lifting impossible.

  • Training Center Catering to Hockey Players Opens

    by Thomas J. Prohaska; News Niagara Reporter February 2015

    Jared Byer, who has been training athletes - including former Buffalo Sabres - in Williamsville for years, will open a new hockey training business Monday on the upper level of Lockport's Cornerstone Arena.

  • National Chains Muscling into Local Gym Market

    by Kevin McKenzie mckenzie@commercialappeal.com 901-529-2348 February 2015

    Nationwide, from single-focus yoga studios and personal trainers to low-cost workout sites to giant full-service fitness centers, the industry is growing and creating segments to serve a diverse, expanding market of health-conscious consumers, industry experts say.

  • Cardio Equipment Leasing Strategies for Fitness Centers

    by Emily Attwood February 2015

    Cardio equipment is the heart of any fitness center. It's the most popular type of equipment, unintimidating and easy to use for fitness newbies, but also a powerful workout tool for enthusiasts. Befittingly, manufacturers are constantly seeking out new ways to improve their products, from design tweaks to make equipment more user-friendly to consoles featuring integrated technology to keep up with users' expectations. Today's cardio equipment is compatible with a range of wearable technology, offers a variety of virtual-reality programming, can record a long list of workout data, and can even alert operators to specific maintenance needs.

  • City Fitness Center to Get $413K in New Equipment

    by Elena Ferrarin eferrarin@dailyherald.com January 2015

    The purchase of new fitness equipment for The Centre of Elgin got the green light Wednesday after a discussion about whether it would boost membership and revenues.

  • U. of Tennessee Adding Barber Shop to Training Facility

    by Dustin Dopirak, Knoxville News-Sentinel January 2015

    Tennessee’s athletic department strives to give its athletes as little reason as possible to leave campus.

  • Gym Owner Changes Site Plans to Preserve 24/7 Access

    by Brian Bethel bethelb@reporternews.com 325-676-6739 January 2015

    Firehouse Fitness will to move its planned second location to a different place on Buffalo Gap Road, citing worries about complaints from neighbors at its original chosen spot.

  • Timberwolves, Lynx to Enjoy Major Facilities Upgrades

    by Michael Rand, Star Tribune January 2015

    For years, the Timberwolves and Lynx have practiced in the bowels of Life Time Fitness below Target Center. But they are both just months away from going from what Wolves Chief Marketing Officer Ted Johnson calls "pretty outdated facilities to the gold standard."

  • Fitness Center OK'd for High School Arena Project

    by Alex Chambliss January 2015

    A combined fitness center and weight room will be included as part of Cleveland High School's new gymnasium construction project, now officially named Raider Arena.