• Youth Lacrosse Team Scores Gear Through Belichick Grant

    by Telegram & Gazette October 2017

    The Guardians Youth Lacrosse organization is riding high after receiving a grant from the Bill Belichick Foundation earlier this year...

  • New Product Roundup: Pool Dehumidifiers | Volleyball Equipment | Lighting

    by AB Staff September 2017

    New Product Roundup

  • Opinion: Time for MLB to Move to Headsets

    by Bob Klapisch September 2017

    It's time for baseball to modernize its technology as the latest accusations of sign-stealing proves (again) that it's impossible to protect the communication between pitchers and catchers.

  • How AB Show Can Help You Stay Sharp and Get Ahead

    by Jason Scott September 2017

    Competition is fierce, whether your career in athletics, fitness or recreation takes you on the field or not. You need to stay sharp to stay ahead, and there's no better place to hone your gameplan than at AB Show 2017, Nov. 8-11, in Orlando, Fla. Wherever you are on your professional path, AB Show has something to offer. Here's a sneak peek at what to expect from this year's event:

  • ISU Introduces VR Eye-Tracking Tech to the Sidelines

    by Courtney Cameron August 2017

    In light of recent studies suggesting a correlation between contact-sport brain injuries and long-term medical ailments, Iowa State University has enlisted the help of SyncThink’s EYE-SYNC technology to assess athletes’ readiness to return to play.

  • Are Helmets in Girls' Lacrosse Good for the Sport?

    by Wayne Epps Jr. August 2017

    For the first time, there's a performance standard in place specifically for women's lacrosse headgear. Whereas players such as Smith could previously wear various types of soft head protection, players who want to wear headgear now have to choose one of two helmet models. But there are varying opinions in lacrosse about what effects the use of headgear could have, and the use of headgear is still optional for players.

  • Notes from the 2017 IDEA World Fitness & Nutrition Expo

    by Courtney Cameron August 2017

    The 2017 IDEA World Fitness & Nutrition Expo was held July 20 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, where 14,000 fitness professionals and enthusiasts gathered to soak in the latest trends — from workout gear and diet supplements to in-gym data tracking technology.

  • New Product Roundup: Cardio Equipment | Pool Shells | Bleacher Wraps

    by Courtney Cameron July 2017

    Check out the newest products as seen in the July | August 2017 issue.

    The new Spinner® Chrono™ and Chrono Power bikes are the latest introductions to the Spinner family of indoor cycles. The Chrono Power provides direct-power measurement at the power source, delivering the most accurate measurement of personal performance on an indoor cycle. The breakthrough design eliminates the need for batteries in either the console or power sensor, instead utilizing a self-powered generator to store energy and supply current to the console. A new backlit color console supports SpinPOWER® programming and features an easy-to-use interface showing watts, cadence, heart rate, time, distance and 10 different interval settings. The aluminum-framed bike also includes a patent-pending magnetic resistance system to apply resistance more evenly.
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  • Report: U.S. Obesity Drives Fitness Market

    by Andy Berg July 2017

    While the United States is most certainly not the fittest country on the planet, Americans are buying more fitness equipment than any other nation.

  • How Digital Signage is Revolutionizing Venue Branding

    by Paul Steinbach July 2017

    Hailed as "the South's preeminent lifestyle destination," The Battery Atlanta houses hundreds of high-end residences, dozens of fashion retailers and conceptual eateries, one luxury hotel and a theater bearing an iconic name. It's blocks of brand-driven streetscape long on curb appeal.