• Gym's Puppy Raffle Prize Canceled Amid Backlash

    by Jason Scott April 2019

    A mixed martial arts gym in San Diego quickly tapped out of a plan to drive memberships by using a puppy as a raffle prize after a flood of complaints flowed in via social media.

  • New Product Roundup: Security | Aquatics | Technology

    by Courtney Cameron April 2019

    Check out the newest products as seen in the April 2019 issue.

  • Beavers Get Busy with Summer Facility Projects

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    Oregon State athletics has a number of facility projects slated for this summer, including a complete remodel of the P. Wayne Valley Sports Performance Center (SPC), which serves as the weight room facility for football and other sports. 

  • Bears Fit Invites Members to Train Like a Pro

    by Jason Scott April 2019

    A new NFL-themed fitness center has just celebrated a grand opening, and its pitch to fitness enthusiasts and fans alike is the chance to “Train like a Bear.”

  • Fitness Club Closes Doors over Mumps Investigation

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    Members at an Austin, Texas, fitness club were alarmed to learn that the club was investigating a recent outbreak of mumps.

  • SUV Crashes Through Gym, Injuring Man on Treadmill

    by Jason Scott April 2019

    A man who had been working out on a treadmill at a Culver City, Calif., Anytime Fitness location was injured when an SUV crashed through the facility.

  • New Projects: Protective Stadium | Maturi Pavilion | Dudy Noble Field

    by Courtney Cameron April 2019

    Breaking Ground

  • Saginaw Moves Forward with Outdoor Fitness Park

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    Saginaw, Mich., is looking to build a new outdoor fitness park where residents can get in a good workout while taking in some fresh air.

  • How to Clean Your High-End Fitness Equipment

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    Club owners take heed, the internet is inundating your customers with scary stories that detail the deadly infections one can contract at the gym. The headlines are riddled with words like "gross" and "disgusting" and warn that terrible diseases and germs lurk in every crack and crevice of every piece of equipment on the cardio floor. Just last year a report made the rounds that gym equipment is "dirtier than public toilet seats."

  • Rob Turns to Bankruptcy in Hopes of Saving His Club

    by Rob Bishop April 2019

    It's April 2016. My business partner has left the business and I've taken over as managing partner. That's a fancy term for the guy stuck with all the problems. Over the past few years, the financial position of my company deteriorated to the point we might actually go out of business — something that had previously been unthinkable.