Facilities: Fitness & Training
Planet Fitness Partners for Kids in Detroit
by Andy Berg December 2018
Planet Fitness is putting its muscle behind a gym in Detroit (Mich.) aimed squarely at kids.
Burglar Paid for Gym Day Pass, Broke into Lockers
by Stephen T. Watson December 2018
George Piha used a bolt cutter to break into fitness center lockers and take credit cards. He used the stolen cards to buy Apple-brand electronics, which he sold for cash.
Woman Sues After Ankle Crushed by 400-Pound Tire
by Andy Berg December 2018
A Bronx woman is suing her gym after a boot-camp-style workout went horribly wrong, calling into question the safety of some non-traditional equipment.
New Product Roundup: Stationary Bike | Locks | Disinfectants
by AB Staff December 2018
Check out the newest products as seen in the November | December 2018 issue.
N.H. Supreme Court Overturns Practice Facility Site Ruling
by Jordan Cuddemi November 2018
The New Hampshire Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that the Hanover Planning Board improperly denied site plan approval for a 70,000-square-foot indoor practice facility proposed by Dartmouth College.
New Yoga Studio Opens This Friday in Downtown Elgin
by Elena Ferrarin November 2018
A brother-and-sister team are opening a yoga studio in downtown Elgin, Ill., that will offer heated yoga and discounts for first responders, veterans and medical professionals.
Pro Sports Franchises Venture into Fitness Space
by Jason Scott November 2018
Sports fans often marvel at the physical abilities and physiques of their favorite athletes. Media coverage of drafts and combines give fans data about an athlete's "measurables," and social media allows us more access to the athletes we idolize than ever before — even giving us a look at how they exercise when they're in the gym. Former NFL player James Harrison's Instagram account is a good example: videos of his workouts, even in retirement, generate hundreds of thousands of views.
Nardin Academy Approved for New Gym and Health Building
by Jonathan Epstein November 2018
The Buffalo Planning Board approved the plan to construct a two-story rear addition at 135 Cleveland Ave., with a wellness facility on the first floor and a full-sized gymnasium on the second floor, with bleacher seating for 482.
All Olympia Gymnastics Center Closing in Wake of Scandal
by Scott Reid November 2018
All Olympia Gymnastics Center, the Hawthorne gym that produced Olympic and World Championship medalists but found itself at the center of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal, is closing.
Product Spotlight: AB Show 2018 Exhibitors
by Courtney Cameron November 2018
Check out these products as seen in the November | December 2018 issue.