Programming: Health & Fitness
Lack of Money, Regulations Cramp Police Fitness Efforts
by Susan Spencer, TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF November 2014
In 1980 Holden became the first department in the nation to implement no-smoking rules. Later, the town established its own physical-fitness program with standards that had to be met annually by new hires.
Anti-Obesity Group to Construct 'Outdoor Classroom'
by Lydia Nuzum, Staff writer November 2014
A lack of outdoor experiential learning opportunities inspired KEYS 4 Healthy Kids - an outdoor classroom in the middle of downtown Charleston.
Two-Hundred-Step Incline Highlight of New City Park
by Lance Benzel November 2014
Known as the Challenge Staircase and conceived as a kind of an Incline Jr. for Douglas County's outdoors set, it's among the jaw-dropping amenities at the newly opened Philip S. Miller Park.
Youths Face Uphill Fitness Battle, Fall Behind Parents
by Michael Zweifel for TH Media November 2014
The American Heart Association released a study finding cardiovascular fitness for children today is 15 to 18 percent lower than that of their parents.
In Orange Cty., 40 Percent of Students Make Fitness Cut
by Fermin Leal November 2014
Two in five students in Orange County public schools passed all six measures of a state test gauging fitness, according to results released Thursday.
Snap Fitness Lands Deals to Expand in UK, India
by EVAN RAMSTAD; STAFF WRITER, STAR TRIBUNE (Mpls.-St. Paul) November 2014
Snap Fitness announced expansions in India and the United Kingdom with partners that expect to develop several hundred fitness centers in each country.
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.