RECENT ARTICLES
  • Fitness Tracker Step Counts Surge with 'Pokemon Go'

    by Kate Silver July 2016

    "Since Pokémon came out, I've found that I'm a lot more engaged in what's around, and I've frequently gotten off the beaten track just so I can get that Pokémon that's nearby," says MacKenzie Olsberg, who is 29. Then she deadpans: "I didn't know there were so many Eevees around my house." (For those of you who may not know, that's a rare type of Pokémon).

  • Zumbathon Raises Money for Kids in Need

    by Amir Vera July 2016

    Over 40 people danced and sweated their hearts out Sunday to raise money for children who need school supplies.The Virginia Beach Jaycees, a leadership training organization for adults ages 18 to 40, sponsored the first Zumbathon at the Inlet Fitness gym as fundraiser for the Seton Youth Shelters Mentoring Children of Prisoners Program, based in Virginia Beach.

  • Virtual Reality Stationary Bike Debuts

    by Jordan Graham June 2016

    Imagine flying high above glittering lakes and scenic valleys, on the back of a magnificent Pegasus — pedaling with all your might, as part of your daily — exercise routine.

  • The Pros and Cons of Personal Trainer Business Models

    by Rob Bishop June 2016

    This article appeared in the June 2016 issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Study: Regular Exercise Curbs Cancer Risk

    by Allie Shah June 2016

    New research shows that people who exercise a lot enjoy a lower risk of 13 kinds of cancer than those who don’t work out much. In general, the most active people had a 7 percent lower risk of developing any type of cancer, according to a giant study from the National Cancer Institute.

  • Making Room for Functional Strength Training in Mainstream Health Clubs

    by Paul Steinbach May 2016

    This article appeared in the May issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Study: School Fitness Report Cards May Not Be Working

    by Stuart Goldman March 2016

    A new study questions whether fitnessgrams — report cards on fitness — issued by New York City public schools are having a positive effect on the health and weight of their students.

  • Sponsored Video: Technogym SKILLMILL

    by AB Editors February 2016

    This sponsored content was paid for by Technogym. What is sponsored content?

    The result of Technogym’s 20-year experience as official fitness equipment supplier to the Olympics, SKILLMILL™, is the first machine to allow everyday athletes to improve their power, speed, stamina and agility in a single product.
     

    For fitness facility operators, the SKILLMILL™ is an ideal solution for group exercise or small circuit training applications.

  • Dealing With Different Personal Trainer Personality Types

    by AB Staff February 2016

    This article appeared in the January/February issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Keeping Cardio Users Entertained

    by Emily Attwood February 2016

    This article appeared in the January/February issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.