Programming: Health & Fitness
Motivate with New Technology
by Heather Peavey December 2007
As new technology gains a foothold in the fitness equipment market, it can be difficult to sort through the newest products to determine the best fit for your fitness center. One of the first steps is translating technobabble into helpful, easily identifiable categories.
Arcade-Style Activities Attract New Exercisers to Fitness
by Andrew Cohen November 2007
Arcade-style activities bring people to fitness, though they may have too much fun to notice.
Fitness Programming Changing the Way Group Ex Rooms Are Designed
by Nicholas Brown November 2007
Evolving fitness programs are changing the way group exercise rooms are designed, but not their flexible nature.
Investing in Free Weights
by Guy Brown October 2007
All free weights are not created equal, and it pays to make sure you invest wisely in this core piece of equipment.
Strength Training Boosts the Strength and Spirit of Cancer Survivors
by Nicholas Brown September 2007
Many cancer survivors take up strength training in hopes of keeping the disease at bay.
The 'Issue' Is Profit Centers
by Ronale Tucker Rhodes September 2007
The 'solution' is to identify those areas with the greatest profit potential, and create programs that align with your members' needs.
An Effective Mission Statement Aids Climbing Wall Operation
by Heather Reynolds Sagar August 2007
An effective mission statement can help climbing wall operators reach new heights.
2007 Group Fitness Trends: Make It Fun!
by Julie Anne Eason August 2007
Looking for some ways to spice up your group exercise program? Ideas are all around you, including classes inspired by dance, the theater, martial arts and the playground!
Exotic Dancing Exhibits Staying Power in Some Fitness Centers
by Andrew Cohen July 2007
Exotic dancing has a chance to show off its staying power in several dedicated fitness centers.
Rewards Programs Mature Beyond Mere Prize Giveaways
by Andrew Cohen May 2007
The rewards-program concept is maturing into something bigger than prize giveaways.