• Baylor Football Team Blends Technology, Training

    by Paul Myerberg, @PaulMyerberg August 2015

    In December, as Baylor celebrated another Big 12 Conference championship, members of the athletics department's Applied and Athletic Performance staffs were at NASA headquarters in Houston, studying space travel.

  • Taekwondo Master Helps Redskins Boost Speed, Skills

    by Todd Dybas August 2015

    After swinging his hands through the air like imaginary blades, Washington Redskins fullback Darrel Young let out a yelp, then shot a quick flex of his biceps. He had just run through the hand-speed drill with assistant strength and conditioning coach Joe Kim in the heat, a drill that had become one of the smile-inducing parts during the monotony of training camp. Young isn't quite sure why he does the drill. It was explained to him that it can help during special teams when an opponent is trying to get their hands on him. But, he's convinced of one thing: It's damn fun, even to talk about. "I love it, man, I love it," Young said.

  • Club Pilates Franchise Reaches Deeper in California

    by Hannah Madans, Staff Writer August 2015

    The rising popularity of Pilates, a fitness regimen that involves stretching and weight resistance, has caught the attention of Irvine-based LAG Fit. LAG Fit's owner, Anthony Geisler, 39, knows a thing or two about fitness.

  • Penguins' $70M Facility More Than Just a Practice Rink

    by Jonathan Bombule August 2015

    The Penguins locker room is an exact replica of the one at Consol Energy Center. If a player was blindfolded, driven around town for a while and then put in the middle of the room, he might not be able to say where he is.

  • Police Seek Man Who Took YMCA Locker Room Photos

    by The Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colorado) August 2015

    Colorado Springs police are working on a case where a man was spotted taking pictures of young boys in a locker room at a YMCA.

  • Wellness Center, Staff Raises Part of $6.1M Park Budget

    by LEANN ECKROTH Bismarck Tribune August 2015

    The Mandan Park Board approved this week a $6.1 million preliminary budget that will provide funds for dismantling infrastructure to make room for a Family Wellness Center next to Raging Rivers.

  • Fitness Bridge Helps Market Rec Center’s Offerings

    by Paul Steinbach August 2015

    Mohawk College in Hamilton, Ont., sought to connect the David Braley Athletic and Recreation Centre to an existing student association building next door, but needed to preserve vehicular circulation between the two structures.

  • Blackhawks Practice Facility Deal to Net City $16.3M

    by Fran Spielman August 2015

    Cash-strapped Chicago will net $16.3 million from the deal that will bring a Blackhawks practice facility and new academic buildings for Rush University Medical Center to the site of the soon-to-be-demolished Malcolm X College.

  • How to Recognize the Positives of Health Club Ownership

    by Rob Bishop and Barry Klein July 2015

    We're often accused of being negative on these pages. Our response is that we're not negative at all. We're realistic. Rob would liken our opinion about owning and operating an independent health club to his opinion of marriage. To anyone who has never been married before, Rob will try to tell them, "Marriage is not what you think it is. Maybe for better or worse. Maybe for good or bad."

  • Teen Fatally Shot Over Basketball Game at LA Fitness

    by The Commercial Appeal July 2015

    Police said one man walked into the fitness center and opened fire on the victim, who died at the scene. The shooter then ran and was not in custody Friday night.