• 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.

  • Tall Order

    by Marvin Bynum June 2006

    Whether designed to accommodate football practice, pickup basketball or both, indoor athletic facilities must always live up to their height.

  • Healthy Choice

    by Paul Steinbach December 2005

    Savvy administrators in state-of-the-art facilities are turning campus rec into a wellness exercise.

  • Free At Last

    by Marvin Bynum August 2005

    Metal building elements are allowing architects an increasing measure of aesthetic liberty in the design of athletic, fitness and recreation facilities.

  • Top 20 Product Trends from the Past 20 Years

    by Anne B. McDonnell July 2005

    The past 20 years have seen much invention in cardio and strength equipment, but the standards have stood the test of time.

  • Top 20 Facility Trends

    by Ronale Tucker Rhodes July 2005

    From bodybuilding to express workouts, fitness centers have evolved to cater to their changing markets.

  • Best Foot Forward

    by Michael Popke May 2005

    Cardiovascular fitness equipment manufacturers strive to advance technology while simplifying the user experience.

  • Prevent Defense

    by Brian J. Wallace & Dennis E. Kline April 2005

    A forward-thinking, comprehensive approach to equipment maintenance can help protect a club's most prized possession: its positive image.