• Milwaukee Y Emerges from Bankruptcy Leaner

    by ANNYSA JOHNSON, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel February 2015

    U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Susan V. Kelley approved the YMCA's reorganization plan Friday, rejecting a last-minute bid by members of the South Shore YMCA to delay the plan while they tried to find a buyer that would keep their Cudahy branch open.

  • Bill Targets Healthy Living Via Shared Facility Use


    The bill would allow county school boards and the local school administrators in West Virginia to allow their properties to be used for unorganized recreation without concern of liability.

  • Endurance Sports Medicine an Emerging Field

    by Misti Crane, THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH January 2015

    As more Americans devote big chunks of their free time to long runs, bike rides and other sports that test their limits, sports-medicine experts are recognizing a need to create programs that cater to them.

  • Weight-Management Program Safer for Wrestlers

    by STEVE CRAIG Staff Writer January 2015

    A look at how the Maine Principals' Association's weight management program has made cutting weight better and safer for wrestlers but the process still requires loads of dedication.

  • Country Clubs Using Fitness to Broaden Reach

    by Laura Mize Special to The Palm Beach Post January 2015

    Ibis Golf & Country Club has three courses designed by golf's famed Nicklaus family, but don't be mistaken - the 1,923-acre community is not just for golf lovers.

  • Medical Group Backs Effort to Build Park Fitness Stations


    Ann Briscoe gets excited to see people exercise. As the director of rehab services for Aurora St. Luke's South Shore and Aurora Sinai Medical Center, she sees firsthand how exercise can help people stay healthy later in life.

  • Blood Test Newest Fitness Tracker for Athletes, Aged

    by Marco della Cava, USA TODAY January 2015

    Capitalizing on the culture's growing obsession with health-monitoring through tech, a fitness-tracking company promises that its latest creation allows users to literally defy aging.

  • Health Clubs Flood Atlanta Market, Driving Down Fees

    by Leon Stafford, Staff January 2015

    If getting in shape at the gym is on your list of New Year's resolutions, it's not a bad time to be shopping for one in metro Atlanta. Health clubs are fighting for business, with more than 25 new locations of popular standbys such as Anytime Fitness, L.A. Fitness and Workout Anytime and new entrants Planet Fitness, Youfit and Orangetheory Fitness all seeking members.

  • Students Seen as Key to NY Sports Clubs' Resurgence

    by Josh Kosman January 2015

    Manhattan's largest gym chain's attempt to stabilize its revenue is starting to pay dividends.

  • Grant Funds Obesity Initiative in South Carolina Schools

    by Lauren Sausser; January 2015

    It's no wonder a third of all adolescents in South Carolina are overweight or obese. Consider the data: More than 33 percent drink at least one sugar-sweetened soda every day.