Programming: Health & Fitness
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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Adjusting Fitness Regimens for Aging Population
by DR. ANTHONY KOMAROFF ASK DR. K December 2014
Lifelong athletes inevitably will find themselves making adjustments, with performance beginning to diminish after 40 or 45 years old.
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.