RECENT ARTICLES
  • 11 Design Changes That Might Benefit Our Club

    by Rob Bishop June 2018

    This issue of AB features facilities from all over North America with unique, often spectacular designs. I was recently asked what I would do differently if I could redesign our health club. That question really caused me to take a critical look around.

  • 49ers Unveil Gym Concept '49ers Fit'

    by Jason Scott June 2018

    The San Francisco 49ers announced plans to open a fitness center dubbed 49ers Fit in San Jose later this year.

  • New Products: Basketball Goal | Pool Grating | Exercise Experiences

    by Courtney Cameron June 2018

    Check out the newest products as seen in the June 2018 issue.

  • AB Show Keynoter Randy Hetrick Talks TRX Success

    by Paul Steinbach June 2018

    It began by accident. Isolated from fitness equipment during a 1997 deployment, Navy SEAL Randy Hetrick rigged some martial arts belts he found packed with his gear into a makeshift workout tool — what would evolve over the following eight years, including a stint at Stanford Business School, into the suspension trainer at the core of fitness juggernaut TRX. AB senior editor Paul Steinbach asked Hetrick, who will deliver a keynote address titled "Lessons of a Frogman: Business Leadership I Learned as a SEAL" at AB Show 2018 this November in New Orleans, for a closer look at the surprises and successes that have turned his functional training equipment and education brand into a rapidly growing $60 million-a-year enterprise.

  • Charleston Hopes Athletics Facilities Will Spur Tourism

    by Brenda Rindge June 2018

    Charleston is already a top tourist destination, so it only makes sense that families would want to travel here to watch their children compete in top-notch facilities, officials said.

  • Ex-Hockey Player To Open Training Facility

    by Tyler Wombles June 2018

    Hince's Pro Vision Hockey Academy, a training facility geared toward helping improve the performance of youth in the area, will have its official opening on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • CrossFit Gym Boycotted Over Cancelled Pride Event

    by Jason Scott June 2018

    June is Pride Month, and the calendar is full of events celebrating the LGBTQ community. Apart from the parades and parties, many businesses are getting into the spirit by hosting their own events, as well.

  • Could Northwestern's Stellar Facility Boost Recruiting?

    by Scott Dochterman June 2018

    Northwestern's new practice facility has the potential to alter recruiting for many Big Ten programs. It's unlikely that a player will pick Northwestern over, say, Ohio State or Michigan. But the Wildcats now have a chance to make serious inroads against Wisconsin, Iowa, Michigan State and Nebraska.

  • How Campus Rec Centers are Offering New and Diverse Services

    by Michael Popke June 2018

    With fewer than 3,100 students, the University of Richmond will never be among Virginia's largest campuses. Yet for years it has been at the forefront of exploring modern approaches to student wellbeing and is now building a new facility that will house all campus healthcare services in one location. Those entities will include the Student Health Center, Counseling and Psychological Services and the Center for Sexual Assault Prevention and Response, as well as wellness education and nutrition services.

  • New Stretch and Recovery Studio Scheduled to Debut

    by Becca Godwin June 2018

    Motion Stretch Studio was introduced last year in Cobb County and have since opened in Massachusetts and Texas.