• 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.

  • Designated Spaces Bring Fitness Programming Outdoors

    by Courtney Cameron June 2018

    There's an age-old question that is almost as common in a learning environment as "When are we ever going to use this?" It goes, "Can we have class outside?" At the University of Oregon, that answer is yes — at least, if the class in question is part of any one of the school's group exercise programs or its for-credit Introduction to CrossFit physical education class.

  • How the Club Market Continues to Change

    by Rob Bishop June 2018

    A few weeks ago, I was talking with a friend who owns a small chain of very successful paint and wallpaper stores in my area. He said, "Even with all of the experience I've gained over the past 20 years, I'd never open an independent paint store in today's market." I was surprised by this comment, as I know he really loves what he does.

  • New Products: Cardio Equipment | Pool Heater | Sport Surfacing

    by Courtney Cameron June 2018

    Check out the newest products as seen in the July|August 2018 issue.

  • Indoor Gyms to Target Tough Mudders, General Public

    by Paul Steinbach May 2018

    It will have rowers, stationary bikes and monkey bars. Just no mud.

  • Kline Center Shades Multipurpose Exterior Space

    by Paul Steinbach May 2018

    With its all-glass facade, a 2014 addition to the Kline Athletic Center at Dickinson College employs a shading system of vertical steel tubes spaced from the curtainwall at varying dimensions.

  • 8 Undeniable Truths of Health Club Ownership

    by Rob Bishop May 2018

    I've been a club owner for more than 20 years. In that time, I've met a lot of people who want to own their own club, and they sometimes ask me what it's like. Here are eight truths that anyone interested — or already entrenched — in this profession should always keep in mind: