• Medieval Fitness Class Meshes Swordplay, Exercise

    by Ryan Maye Handy January 2015

    When Ben Roberts thrusts his metal sword into the air in front of him, he tries his best not to roll over on his front ankle. Alas, rolling an ankle could have devastating consequences for a medieval knight.

  • Fitness Business Teaches Sports Skills to Toddlers

    by MARIA HOWARD Special correspondent January 2015

    Bouncing a ball on the floor and catching it might seem like an easy task. But when you’re 3 years old, it’s a challenge.

  • High School's Wrestlers Go to the Mat - for Hot Yoga

    by Kevin Riordan; Inquirer Columnist January 2015

    Unflappable and unstoppable in her neon green tank top, Lisa Duffy takes down all 20 Collingswood High School varsity wrestlers at once.

  • Shamed into Shape: Clubs Recording, Ranking Members

    by Kirsten Fleming January 2015

    New Yorkers are forgoing mindless workouts on elliptical machines for boutique gyms that shame you into working harder - whether it's sonogramming your body fat or calling you out on Facebook for skipping class.

  • Unlimited, Networked Workouts Here with ClassPass

    by Nedra Rhone; Staff January 2015

    If you're working on those fitness resolutions for the new year, you now have the option of using ClassPass. The New York-based fitness platform launched in Atlanta (and several other markets) last week.

  • 2015: Year of the Virtual Race

    by David Quick January 2015

    First, there was virtual reality. Then virtual money and even virtual girlfriends. And now, for better or worse, virtual races, as in 5Ks and half marathons.

  • 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.