• Like 20 Years in Business, Our Anniversary Celebration Brought Challenges, Rewards

    by Rob Bishop & Barry Klein November 2015

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  • Community Gym Offers 'Ninja Warrior'-Style Event

    by Aubree Reichel November 2015

    From the road, the Classic City Center for the Arts and Athletics in Waterloo looks like it could house pretty much anything in its warehouse-looking exterior. On Oct. 24, the facility played host to an American Ninja Warrior-style event that brought in 3,000 spectators and over 100 participants, including 10 who competed in the "American Ninja Warrior" television show.

  • Youth Sports' Physical, Psychological, Social Benefits

    by Record Searchlight November 2015

    As if there weren’t already many good reasons for kids to play sports, I’ve just found some more. A report put out by TrueSport.Org claims that in addition to the physical benefits, sports provides emotional, psychological and social benefits.

  • Overuse Injuries Common in Sports

    by The Bismarck Tribune November 2015

    Overuse injuries, often attributed to sports or physical activities, usually occur over time as the result of repetitive trauma to tendons, bones and joints. Common ones include tennis elbow, swimmer's shoulder and runners' or jumpers' knee. Achilles tendinitis and shin splints are also commonly related to overuse. Overuse injuries are the most common sports and recreation-related injuries.

  • Implementing a Medical Fitness Program

    by Emily Attwood November 2015

    Healthcare. Health club. The two sound like they should go hand in hand, but for decades, there has been a large disconnect between them. While anyone working in the fitness industry recognizes the impact exercise and activity has on health, the specific medical connection hasn't been a point of emphasis. And in the healthcare industry, the focus for too long was geared more toward treating illness than encouraging holistic wellness.

  • Police Department Suspends Fitness Testing Pending Lawsuit

    by The Colorado Springs Gazette November 2015

    Colorado Springs police officers will not be required to take a physical fitness test this year, and those who failed it last year will no longer face penalties, pending the outcome of a discrimination lawsuit 12 female officers have filed.

  • The Numbers Behind Planet Fitness' Meteoric Rise

    by MARILYN MUCH October 2015

    Planet Fitness, which made its stock market debut Aug. 6, is one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U.S. It has more than 1,000 locations in 47 states...

  • Gym's 3-D Scanners Turn Exercisers into Avatars

    by Matt Woolbright 361-886-3678 October 2015

    The trainers at Apex Personal Training and Nutrition are confident their method and facility will produce results for anyone, but they don’t want you to take just their word for it.

  • Peer Training Initiative Focuses on Firefighter Fitness

    by John Martin 812-464-7594 / @ECPjohnmartin October 2015

    Together with trainers from the Toronto and Miami-Dade fire departments, NYFD Lt. Mike Cacciola is leading 14 Evansville Fire Department members and 11 firefighters from a handful of other departments in peer fitness training this week at the EFD's headquarters on Southeast Eighth Street.

  • Illinois Middle School Wins New Fitness Center

    by Madhu Krishnamurthy October 2015

    With a new, state-of-the-art fitness center, Abbott Middle School in Elgin is on its way to becoming the healthiest school in the Elgin-area district.