RECENT ARTICLES
  • Event Predicts Trends in Fitness Technology

    by Jennifer Jolly April 2017

    If all the new Fitbits, Zombie running and diet-tracking apps in the world haven't helped you lose weight, get fit or stay healthier overall, you're not alone.

  • New Mexico AD Pursuing Naming Rights Deal for Facility

    by Jessica Dyer April 2017

    University of New Mexico's athletic director says he is negotiating a potential "seven-figure" naming rights deal for a school athletic facility, but he has not identified the donor — or the venue.

  • Fitness Center Provides Boost for Cancer Patients

    by Sammy Caiola April 2017

    The Triumph Cancer Foundation's exercise program, now offered at California Family Fitness, gives cancer survivors a road back to health and lowers their risk of recurrence. The group model can help people build confidence when they're frustrated by their illness-imposed limitations, said Pam Whitehead, a cancer survivor and founder of Triumph. The 90-minute classes lead participants through warm-ups, machine exercises and meditation, much of it modified to accommodate for the poor balance issues, joint pain and muscle fatigue that cancer survivors struggle with.

  • Boutique Fitness Leads Industry in Participation Growth

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    The personalized experience members can find at a boutique fitness studio is appealing to customers – so appealing that boutique fitness is leading the industry in participant numbers and growth.

  • BYU Hosts Marriott Center Annex Grand Opening

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    On Tuesday, Bringham University in Provo, Utah, held an open house for its new Marriott Center Annex, a practice facility for the men’s and women’s basketball teams.

  • Branded Gyms Partner with Hospitality Venues

    by Courtney Cameron February 2017

    Fitness and wellness accommodations are more than just a popular new hospitality offering; they're becoming an expectation that needs to be met if hotels hope to compete in the modern market.

  • Study Finds One-Sport Specialization Leads to Injury

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    Last month, the National Federation of High School Associations released the results of a study conducted by researchers from the University of Wisconsin measuring injury rates for student-athletes in conjunction with sport specialization.

  • Product Spotlight 2017: Cardio Equipment

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    Cardio Equipment

  • Fitness Chain Accused of Failing to Honor Memberships

    by Jason Scott January 2017

    Two members of a 24 Hour Fitness location near San Francisco have accused the chain of failing to honor what they thought were lifetime memberships.

  • Equipment Usage Tracking Technologies

    by Courtney Cameron January 2017

    In the past few years, fitness technology has begun to home in on one of the most problematic aspects of fitness space management: cardio equipment maintenance. A variety of device-trackers, applications and even specialized consulting services are available to help facility owners optimize their fitness floor and keep tabs on equipment usage. For the operator who is devoted to customer satisfaction but also wants to get the highest possible return on their fitness equipment investment, a combination of these available technologies may be the best solution.