• Tennessee Governor Proposes Eliminating 'Gym Tax'

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    Today, gyms and health clubs in the state of Tennessee pay a nearly 10 percent amusement tax, but with his upcoming budget, Gov. Bill Lee will reportedly propose repealing it.

  • Michigan Schools to Vie for $100K Fitness Centers

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    Three lucky schools in Michigan will receive $100,000 fitness centers if they can prove they have demonstrated leadership in getting and keeping their students fit.

  • Fitness Influencer Accused of Social Media Scam

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    In an era where social media influencers are using their platforms to push everything from supplements and apparel to customized diets and fitness routines, it’s worth remembering that business ethics don’t always accompany the rocking bodies on Instagram.

  • New Product Roundup: Lighting | Fitness | Graphics

    by AB Staff February 2019

    Check out the newest products as seen in the January | February 2019 issue.

  • Michigan AG May Bring Suit Against Fitness Center

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    A Lansing, Mich., fitness center has caught the attention of the state attorney general for allegedly soliciting memberships while in the process of being evicted from its space.

  • Possible Measles Risk at Fitness Club, Trampoline Park

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    Officials in Bend, Ore., are warning that visitors to a local fitness center, as well as a trampoline park, may have been exposed to measles.

  • Purchasing Guide: Things to Consider when Shopping for Group Cycles

    by AB Staff January 2019

    Today's group cycling classes are high-energy events that feature thumping music and motivational instructors. The stationary bikes used in these classes are expertly designed technological marvels that offer end users a bevy of metrics and the kind of ride they would experience on the open road. Here are a few of the main features to consider as you select the right setup for your facility.

  • Widow Sues 24 Hour Fitness over Husband’s Death

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    The widow of a man who died on a treadmill at a Portland, Ore., fitness club has filed a lawsuit, alleging the club was unprepared to deal with medical emergencies.

  • After Controversy, Fitness Center to Allow Crop Tops

    by Jason Scott January 2019

    St. Thomas University of Fredericton, NB, has released a new policy regarding appropriate attire at the J.B. O’Keefe Fitness Centre, two months after a crop top worn by a female student caused a small controversy.

  • Teens Exchange Service for CrossFit Memberships

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    A CrossFit box in Truckee, Calif., is engaging teens by offering free classes in exchange for community service.