RECENT ARTICLES
  • Group Exercise Explores Water-Based Fitness

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Across the country, gyms are getting on board with water-based exercise classes, converting more and more traditional fitness routines to be done in, on or around the water.

  • QUIZ: 40 Years of Fitness Equipment

    by AB Editors May 2017

    Think you know all about the history of fitness equipment? Take our quiz and test your knowledge!

    This quiz is based off of our April 2017 feature: The Evolution of Fitness Equipment. Study up and take your best shot!

     

  • The Evolution of Fitness Equipment

    by Jason Scott May 2017

    Perhaps nowhere is evidence of 40 years of industry growth stronger than in the area of commercial fitness equipment. To illustrate just how far the industry has come, we've collected examples of the first pieces of equipment produced by some of today's best-known manufacturers, as well as some of their most-recent products. When viewed side by side, the differences — from technological advancements to the influence of a shifting fitness culture — are stark.

  • Clemson Football Complex Features Player Slide

    by Paul Steinbach April 2017

    It's a college player's playground.

  • Forty Years of Commercial Fitness

    by Rob Bishop April 2017

    As this issue of Athletic Business looks back over the magazine's first 40 years, I thought I'd take a look back at the fitness industry to see what has come and gone and what has stuck around.

  • New Projects: Detroit Multisport Complex | Raiders Stadium | UBC Aquatic Center

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    Breaking Ground

  • 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.