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  • Avoid These Six Health Club Design Mistakes

    by Rob Bishop & Barry Klein June 2015

    When it comes to great architecture and design at fitness facilities, we defer to former Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart's standard for obscenity — we know it when we see it.

  • Blog: Diddy, with a Kettlebell, in the UCLA Weight Room

    by Stuart Goldman June 2015

    The Diddy attack at the UCLA training complex on Monday has taken on a life of its own. What have we learned? We’ve learned that a kettlebell can be used as a deadly weapon.

  • 2015 Showcase by the Numbers

    by AB Staff June 2015

    Wondering what the spread of this year's submissions looks like? Projects in the college market dominated, offering a healthy array of athletic, fitness and recreation endeavors. As far as design, an overarching theme across all markets was creating a sense of place through the use of grand and welcoming entrances and atriums, often featuring abundant glass and skylights.

  • The AB Extra: June 19

    by Laura Godlewski June 2015

    This week's AB Extra features news about a startup that aims to improve athletic equipment, a study that suggests that active video games are a good substitute for physical activity for kids and a university that is looking out for those who are texting and walking. 

  • Nonprofit's Medically Based Fitness Centers Enjoy Steady Growth

    by Jay Greene, Crain's Detroit Business June 2015

    The Chelsea-Area Wellness Foundation has grown the past six years from a single wellness center to four.

  • WVU Athletics Checking Off List of Smaller Facility Projects

    by Mike Casazza, Charleston Daily Mail June 2015

    There's nothing quite as grand as the basketball practice facility or the football program's weight room or team meeting room on the way, but the Mountaineer Athletic Club is working on the next wave of smaller items to benefit West Virginia.

  • Utah Athletics Nearing End of $41M in Improvement Projects

    by Kyle Goon, The Salt Lake Tribune June 2015

    Utah athletics finds itself in several major construction projects nearing completion this summer, a reflection of its rising ambitions as a department.

  • Good Coaches Part of Climbing Gym's Appeal

    by Ron Bush, Chattanooga Times Free Press June 2015

    The highly rated High Point Climbing and Fitness gym in downtown Chattanooga will be the center of attention for youth climbing competition in the Southeastern United States this weekend.

  • Sponsored Video: Cybex Care - Asset Management for Gyms

    by AB Staff June 2015

    Cybex has recently introduced Cybex Care, a web-based asset management system designed to help gym owners save money, reduce equipment downtime, and manage machine usage.

  • Howie Long's $1M Gift Boosts Nova Training Center

    by Mike Jensen; Inquirer Staff Writer June 2015

    Around this time next year, Villa football players figure to be lifting weights in the new Howie Long Strength Training Center, after the former Villanova and NFL star, a longtime broadcaster, committed to giving $1 million to help build a new football building in the end zone at Villanova Stadium.