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  • Senior Fitness Classes Provide Boom for Businesses

    by Erin Arvedlund November 2016

    Baby boomers and other older adults who want to stay fit are increasingly asking for more of their local exercise outlets, instructors and class leaders. Just ask Trish Feinthel, chief operating officer for the Doylestown YMCA and managing COO for the Lower Bucks Family Y, which operate under the Central Bucks Family YMCA umbrella.

  • Fitness Clubs Seek to Broaden Women's Workout Horizons

    by Jason Scott November 2016

    In college recreation centers and gyms across the country, women seem to mostly stick to the cardio equipment, rarely straying into other areas. But fitness clubs springing up on college campus are hoping to broaden women's workout horizons and get them off the elliptical and into other activities.

  • City Funds App to Combat Childhood Obesity

    by Courtney Cameron November 2016

    O’Brien Park in Parker, Colo., has become the test site for a new system of tracking technology designed to encourage a healthier lifestyle in Colorado youth, more than 14% of whom were found to be overweight or obese in a study by the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment in 2014. The city of Parker is working in conjunction with Innovation Pavilion and Under Amour to fund the new project called 21st Century Parks.

  • What to Consider When Dispensing Weight-Loss Advice

    by Rob Bishop November 2016

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

  • Experts Prescribe Active Rehab for Concussion Patients

    by Courtney Cameron October 2016

    In October 2015, a grant from the NFL Foundation was given to fund a two-day meeting of the nation’s leading experts in the fields of concussion research, treatment and care. Experts gathered at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center to discuss new leads in the active treatment of concussion patients and prepared to share with the nation the agreed-upon best practices. The result was a Statement of Agreement publication in which experts pooled their knowledge and experience regarding the best treatments and therapies for concussion patients.

  • Sponsored Video: Building a Better Treadmill with Cybex

    by AB Editors September 2016

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  • Why Are More Communities Investing in Outdoor Fitness?

    by Emily Attwood August 2016

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

  • Physician's Research Prescribes Investment in Parks

    by Paul Steinbach August 2016

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

  • Top Trends From a Fitness Guru

    by Stuart Goldman August 2016

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

  • 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.