Programming: Health & Fitness
Rec Center's 'Women on Weights' Targets Phobias
by James Thomas Jr., Correspondent February 2015
Women are throwing their weights around at the East Suffolk Recreation Center. This show of force, however, might be well worth the effort.
Milwaukee Y Emerges from Bankruptcy Leaner
by ANNYSA JOHNSON, firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
How to Borrow the Best Ideas from Fitness Trends
by Rob Bishop & Barry Klein December 2014
It's becoming difficult to track all of the trends that are impacting the fitness industry. Maybe that's good, because trying to do so can be depressing. It seems that every trend is a shot to the heart of all-inclusive health clubs.
What to Consider When Adding Outdoor Fitness to a Park
by Emily Attwood October 2014
Editor's note: This story originally appeared in Parks & Playgrounds, a new supplement to Athletic Business. View the entire digital issue here.
Working out at a health club isn't for everyone.
AB Survey Results: Class Variety, Management Software Drive Fitness Programming
by AB editors October 2014
In August, Athletic Business surveyed fitness facility managers in all sectors of the industry regarding the management of their class offerings.
Youths Can Reap the Benefits of Strength Training
by Paul Steinbach October 2014
Olive Stevens deadlifted more than twice her bodyweight at the AAU Junior Olympics in Des Moines, Iowa, this past July. It was one of four national and world records set by Stevens in the squat, bench and deadlift, as well as the combined total of all three lifts.
Fitness Event Ruins FIU's Basketball Court
by Michael Gaio September 2014
The headline alone is cringe-worthy. The pictures are even worse.
Technology Makes Fitness More Interactive, Engaging
by Emily Attwood September 2014
One of the hottest trade shows to attend this year if you were a leading fitness company isn't one typically associated with fitness: the International CES (Consumer Electronics Show), held this past January in Las Vegas. "I've been going to CES for many years, and this was the first year Precor had a booth," says David Flynt, director of Precor's Experience Development Center. "It was fascinating to see the growth of the digital health space, but more interesting was the way the concepts and issues around digital health were showing up in other booths. You couldn't go into a big booth — Intel, Sony, Samsung, any of these traditional CES companies — without finding some aspect of digital health."
Video: Inside a Successful Medical Fitness Program
by Michael Gaio September 2014
Set foot onto The Atlantic Club’s sprawling 44-acre campus in Manasquan, N.J., and you’ll realize it’s not the average health club.
'Fitness Recess' Gets Grade-Schoolers Moving
by Andrew Brandt September 2014
Monkey bars? Slides? Swings? Not anymore.
For one recess a day, kids in grades 4 through 6 at Pennsylvania intermediate schools Shallow Brook and Spring Forge participate in a "fitness recess."