Facilities: Fitness & Training
Outside Conditions Play a Role in Indoor Comfort
by Marvin Bynum May 2007
Outside conditions play a significant role in building engineers' efforts to maintain comfort in indoor athletic facilities.
Flooring: To Fleck or Not to Fleck?
by Heather Peavey May 2007
To choose the best rubber flooring for your fitness facility, it all starts with one question.
Outfitting Fitness Areas to Serve Disabled Populations
by Marvin Bynum April 2007
Outfitting fitness areas serving disabled populations is easier than you may think.
New Rehab Center for Injured Soldiers
by Andrew Cohen March 2007
A new state-of-the-art rehab center aims to make injured soldiers whole again.
Technical and Aesthetic Innovations in Free-Weight Areas
by Paul Steinbach March 2007
Technical and aesthetic innovations have lifted the free-weight area to new levels of user-friendliness and operational efficiency.
The Resting Metabolic Rate Debate
by Jason R. Karp and Wayne L. Westcott January 2007
Does strength training increase resting metabolic rate (RMR), therefore enhancing members' weight-loss efforts? As research shows support for both sides, the debate continues. Here are arguments, pro and con, presented by two strength-training professionals.
Certifications Gaining Respect
by Ronale Tucker Rhodes December 2006
The importance of trainers and instructors possessing reliable and credible certifications continues to be at the forefront of industry discussion.
Opening a Pilates Studio
by Amy Scanlin December 2006
When opening a Pilates studio, making the right decisions about location, staff and programming can be difficult. However, help is out there. Get some advice from others who have started successful Pilates businesses.
Ready to Sell That Old Treadmill?
by Anne B. McDonnell October 2006
When it comes time to sell your used equipment, one option for facility operators is to sell to equipment remanufacturers. But, before you go down that road, these tips will help you understand the buying process, what the remanufacturers are looking for and how the purchase price is determined.
Campus Fitness Satellites Allow Students to Get Fit on Their Own Terms
by Marvin Bynum September 2006
Free of the amenities of a large rec center, campus fitness satellites allow students to get fit on their own terms.