• Women's Soccer Player Credits CrossFit for Success

    by Super User November 2014

    Emily Doherty's production her first two years with the WPI women's soccer team was pretty good — she totaled six points as a freshman and 14 last season as the Engineers won 10 games — but the 5-foot-6 midfielder wanted to get stronger.

  • 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.

  • What Fuels Success for NY Fitness Businesses?

    by ADRIANNE PASQUARELLI October 2014

    The new breed of fitness studios often incorporates aspects of dance like ballet barres or poles into their regimen for a more social feel. Some even donate a portion of their proceeds to charity.

  • 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.

  • Teacher's CrossFit Kids Program a Success

    by Lee Belote October 2014

    Scholastics in the morning and calisthenics in the evening describes the life of fifth-grade teacher Aubrey Sprague. She recently started a typical Tuesday morning by teaching mathematics to a full classroom at Linkhorn Park Elementary School and by 6:30 p.m., was coaching children in air squats at Stability CrossFit at Regency Hilltop.

  • Improvements Promised in Wake of Y Location Takeover

    by RORY LINNANE,, Wauwatosa Now October 2014

    Due to the bankruptcy of the YMCA of Metropolitan Milwaukee, the Wauwatosa YMCA will see several changes in the coming months under new ownership.

  • Yoga Finds New Followers Among High School Students

    by Ann Marie Somma, The NewsTimes October 2014

    Jessica Smith doesn’t stress out before her English class. Instead, she stands tall and stretches into the warrior pose, connecting herself with the planet’s energy. And she breathes deeply.

  • Fitness Business Lets Underserved Pay What They Can

    by Carly Harrington, Knoxville News-Sentinel (Tennessee) October 2014

    Adaptive Fitness Warehouse wants to make fitness opportunities available to underserved neighborhoods by bringing the gym to them — and letting people pay what they can.

  • Researchers to Study Effects of 'Physical Activity Labels'

    by From UNC Health Care October 2014

    If you knew how much walking you'd have to do to burn off a double cheeseburger, would you choose a lower-calorie, regular burger instead?

  • 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.