RECENT ARTICLES
  • AB's Top 10 Stories of 2016

    by AB Staff December 2016

    It was another eventful year in the athletics, fitness and recreation industries in 2016. Take a look at some of the top highlights that we covered at AB this year.

  • Tough Mudder Looks to Offer Boutique Fitness in 2017

    by Jason Scott December 2016

    Tough Mudder, the operator of a popular obstacle race of the same name, is set to launch a chain of fitness boutiques next year, according to the New York Business Journal.

  • Designing Training Spaces to Maximize Limited Practice Time

    by Nate Appleman December 2016

    This article appeared in the November | December issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Product Spotlight: Indoor Sports Surfaces

    by AB Staff December 2016

    Indoor sports surfacing products as seen in the November/December 2016 issue of Athletic Business:

  • Building Campus Housing with Student-Athletes in Mind

    by Anita Moran December 2016

    This article appeared in the November | December issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

    Players at the University of Kansas made headlines last fall when they moved into Marie S. McCarthy Hall, an $11.2 million modern apartment complex that boasts a list of amenities specific to elite athletes. Similar residences have been built at Kentucky, Auburn, Oklahoma and North Carolina State.

    On the surface, such venues appear to be the latest weapon in the recruiting arms race among the nation's top athletics programs, but there's more to it than that.

  • New Product Roundup: Cardio Equipment | Deck Drains | Building Frames

    by AB Staff December 2016

    This article appeared in the November | December issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Texas Tech Converts Racquetball Courts to Fitness Area

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    In keeping with the trend on college campuses of upcycling run-down or underused spaces to accommodate engaging fitness experiences, Texas Tech University has repurposed two of its original twelve racquetball courts into a 1600-square-foot functional fitness training facility.

  • Four Strategies to Safeguard Your Fitness Business

    by Roy Rasmussen November 2016

    Owning any business comes with a seemingly never-ending assortment of responsibilities. And when your business is a gym, yoga studio, CrossFit gym or another type of fitness-centric organization, those responsibilities include unique considerations that need to be made, like maintaining exercise machines, preventing equipment theft and keeping locker rooms safe.

  • Product Spotlight: Strength Equipment & Weight Rooms

    by AB Staff November 2016

    This article appeared in the October issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Washington U. Bridges Past, Present at Athletics Complex

    by Paul Steinbach October 2016

    This article appeared in the October issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.