• New Program to Monitor PE Students' Heart Rates

    by Madhu Krishnamurthy November 2014

    The monitors allow students to get immediate feedback on their heart rate and act as a motivator for increasing physical activity, said Steve Haskin, elementary physical education teacher at Coleman School.

  • NFLPA Program Helps Players Return to Health

    by Tom Pelissero, @TomPelissero, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    The Trust launched last November as the NFL Players Association's portal to provide its alumni with new opportunities to address their health, as well as further their educations and careers.

  • New Wellness Center Neither Clinic Nor Fitness Club

    by Stephanie Innes Arizona Daily Star November 2014

    While the wellness center concept is part of a nationwide trend of hospitals leaving the clinical setting and getting into communities, Tucson Medical Center officials say they are not operating from any model.

  • Meet the Gym Employee Who Teaches Through Towels

    by Jason Wright November 2014

    I was wrapping up a workout at the Valley Health Wellness and Fitness Center in Winchester, Virginia. As I packed my gym bag and double-checked my locker, employee Greg Brondos came around the corner rolling a large cart of white, wet and dirty towels. I recognized him from the membership department and listened as another man near me, presumably a friend, asked what he was doing.

  • Lack of Money, Regulations Cramp Police Fitness Efforts

    by Susan Spencer, TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF November 2014

    In 1980 Holden became the first department in the nation to implement no-smoking rules. Later, the town established its own physical-fitness program with standards that had to be met annually by new hires.

  • Anti-Obesity Group to Construct 'Outdoor Classroom'

    by Lydia Nuzum, Staff writer November 2014

    A lack of outdoor experiential learning opportunities inspired KEYS 4 Healthy Kids - an outdoor classroom in the middle of downtown Charleston.

  • Two-Hundred-Step Incline Highlight of New City Park

    by Lance Benzel November 2014

    Known as the Challenge Staircase and conceived as a kind of an Incline Jr. for Douglas County's outdoors set, it's among the jaw-dropping amenities at the newly opened Philip S. Miller Park.

  • Youths Face Uphill Fitness Battle, Fall Behind Parents

    by Michael Zweifel for TH Media November 2014

    The American Heart Association released a study finding cardiovascular fitness for children today is 15 to 18 percent lower than that of their parents.

  • In Orange Cty., 40 Percent of Students Make Fitness Cut

    by Fermin Leal November 2014

    Two in five students in Orange County public schools passed all six measures of a state test gauging fitness, according to results released Thursday.

  • Snap Fitness Lands Deals to Expand in UK, India

    by EVAN RAMSTAD; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) November 2014

    Snap Fitness announced expansions in India and the United Kingdom with partners that expect to develop several hundred fitness centers in each country.