RECENT ARTICLES
  • New Product Roundup: Striping Machines | Exercise Bikes | Starting Blocks

    by Courtney Cameron October 2017

    Check out the newest products as seen in the October 2017 issue.

  • How Tech Is Creating ‘Smart’ Fitness Facilities

    by Jason Scott October 2017

    At this very moment, you likely carry a supercomputer in your pocket that possesses more processing power than the computers that got us to the moon. You may be tracking your steps using a tiny device you wear on your wrist. You’re reading these words on the internet, which is linked (in theory) to the entire depth of human knowledge.

  • Nevada's Wiegand Fitness Center Features Stadium Stairs

    by Paul Steinbach October 2017

    Roughly a third of the fitness space within the University of Nevada, Reno's E.L. Wiegand Fitness Center is dedicated to functional training.

  • Leaders of NYC's Yoga Scene Seek Restart After Scandal

    by Lauren Steussy and Molly Shea October 2017

    With its customers turning to new, trendy exercise classes - and the larger-than-life founder of the yoga practice, Bikram Choudhury, on the lam after being charged with sexual harassment - its owners are ditching the Bikram name and offering a new slate of more millennial-friendly class options.

  • Identifying Operational Challenges as an Independent Club

    by Rob Bishop October 2017

    Because I write a column that often focuses on helping club owners and managers become more successful in their own clubs, everyone usually assumes that we have a great club (true) and are wildly successful (not necessarily true).

  • Understanding the Top Fitness Trends of 2017

    by Colette A. Harris October 2017

    From wearable technology to increased participation in group exercise classes to a rise in using the great outdoors as a backdrop for your fitness routine, one thing is for sure — there's no one size fits all approach to health and exercise.

  • Mitigating Unwanted Noise in Fitness Centers

    by Paul Steinbach October 2017

    From plyobox jump training and slam ball sessions to group exercise classes set to a pounding bass beat, today's most popular workout environments create a lot of noise.

  • Dog Yoga Class Seeks to Encourage Pet Adoptions

    by Natalia E Contreras September 2017

    Edison sported his tie-dye bandana Sunday as he made his way around humans he'd never met before at the dog park.

  • Report: Install Error Caused Practice Facility Collapse

    by Courtney Cameron September 2017

    A report released yesterday by the University of South Alabama concluded that the collapse of the school’s football training facility during construction on July 22 was the result of an installation error.

  • Study: Gyms Teeming with Bad Bacteria

    by Andy Berg September 2017

    The folks over at FitRated.com, a company that does fitness equipment reviews, have a message: Gyms need to clean up their act.