Facilities: Fitness & Training
Fitness Facilities Go Green
by Amy Scanlin October 2007
There are many ways your fitness center can make environmentally sound choices, and set a good example for members, staff and competition alike.
Towels: Customer Service or Money Pit?
by Anne B. McDonnell October 2007
To run a successful towel program, you need tokeep your costs in check and have a good monitoring/inventory system in place.
Exotic Dancing Exhibits Staying Power in Some Fitness Centers
by Andrew Cohen July 2007
Exotic dancing has a chance to show off its staying power in several dedicated fitness centers.
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.