• ACSM Survey Predicts Rise of Wellness Coaching in 2015

    by December 2014

    The ACSM report says "wellness coaching took the biggest jump from last year's survey" when it jumped from No. 17 to No. 13.

  • Here Are ASCM's Top 20 Fitness Trends for New Year

    by Post & Courier December 2014

    From body-weight training to boot camps, and everything in between.

  • Gyms Count on Falling Temperatures to Pump Up Activity

    by Jeff Montgomery December 2014

    Pat Lane might not be a big fan of winter, but the Dubuque gym owner is certainly beginning to see its benefits.

  • Popularity of Multigenerational Playgrounds Growing

    by Diane C. Lade Sun Sentinel (TNS) December 2014

    These all-purpose recreational areas are popping up throughout South Florida, where retirement complexes sit next to family-friendly subdivisions, and the weather allows everyone to be outside most of the year.

  • Adjusting Fitness Regimens for Aging Population

    by DR. ANTHONY KOMAROFF ASK DR. K December 2014

    Lifelong athletes inevitably will find themselves making adjustments, with performance beginning to diminish after 40 or 45 years old.

  • Study: Americans Getting Fatter, Exercising Less

    by Jayne O'Donnell, USA TODAY December 2014

    After encouraging improvement in last year's report, this year's data returned to the steady increase in obesity that's marked America's Health Rankings in the 25 years since it was first released.

  • School Board Delays Action on Proposed P.E. Waiver

    by Jamie Duffy The Journal Gazette December 2014

    The Southwest Allen County Schools board voted to delay a discussion and vote on a proposed waiver for physical education classes for high school students.

  • How to Borrow the Best Ideas from Fitness Trends

    by Rob Bishop and Barry Klein December 2014

    It's becoming difficult to track all of the trends that are impacting the fitness industry. Maybe that's good, because trying to do so can be depressing. It seems that every trend is a shot to the heart of all-inclusive health clubs.

  • Other Gyms Step Up in Wake of Youfit Closing

    by Laura Layden December 2014

    With the abrupt closing of a Youfit in Naples, some competitors are stepping up to offer the club’s former members discounts at their fitness centers. Through a Facebook post on the Daily News website, The Greater Naples YMCA offered a free month of membership for Youfit customers joining the Y. It encourages them to come in with their Youfit membership cards and to trade them for “the rest of December free” at the Y.

  • Youfit Gym Location Shuts Down Without Warning

    by Laura Layden; 239-263-4818 December 2014

    When resident John Templeton, 63, arrived at the gym at Park Shore Plaza for his workout Monday, he found more of its equipment outside than inside.