• Students Craft Their Own PE Curriculums

    by Eric Hodies June 2017

    The entire fifth-grade class at Centerville Elementary School filed into the gym on May 26 for personalized workouts. Students paired up and worked out at 100 stations that stressed flexibility, strength or cardiovascular fitness.

  • CrossFit Athletes Honor Fallen SEAL for Memorial Day

    by Katherine Hafner May 2017

    Dripping sweat and sporting weighted vests, they squatted, pulled and pushed. The Memorial Day workout was on the whiteboard at CrossFit Oceana off Oceana Boulevard: 100 pullups, 200 pushups and 300 squats, bookended by 1-mile runs. The gym was crowded and loud as music blared. The reason for all of it was a fallen Navy SEAL, Lt. Michael Murphy of New York, who died in combat in Afghanistan in 2005.

  • Orangetheory Fitness Opening Pennsylvania Location

    by Jason Scott May 2017

    The Harrisburg-area studio will be the first in the central part of Pennsylvania, but locations already are in the works for the Camp Hill and State College areas in 2018, company officials said.

  • Bucks Arena Construction Crew Warms Up Each Day

    by James B. Nelson May 2017

    At 7 every morning, before work begins on the most visible and significant addition to the downtown landscape in more than a decade, hard-hatted construction workers from all construction trades gather in the arena bowl.

  • Opinion: Classes Provide Engaging Exercise Option

    by Sandra Aguilar May 2017

    A fun and active exercise class can make working out something other than a "must-do" item of the day.

  • Group Exercise Explores Water-Based Fitness

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Across the country, gyms are getting on board with water-based exercise classes, converting more and more traditional fitness routines to be done in, on or around the water.

  • IU Changes Policy After Athletes' Malpractice Claims

    by Courtney Cameron April 2017

    A complaint filed by former Indiana University rower Katlin Beck to the state Department of Insurance against IU doctors Andy Hipskind, Michael LaGrange and Ashlee Warren, all of whom treated Beck for a back injury sustained in her freshman year, has led the university to implement major sports medicine program reform. 

  • Study: Female Athletes More Susceptible to Concussion

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    A recent study released by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found that female athletes are 12.1 percent more likely to sustain a concussion than male athletes playing the same sport.

  • Boutique Fitness Leads Industry in Participation Growth

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    The personalized experience members can find at a boutique fitness studio is appealing to customers – so appealing that boutique fitness is leading the industry in participant numbers and growth.

  • College Dumps the Scale to Promote Body Positivity

    by Courtney Cameron March 2017

    Carleton University in Ottawa has sparked a heated online debate through the fitness center’s decision to remove the scale from the campus gym. In place of a scale, students found a sign encouraging them to focus on wellness rather than weight.