RECENT ARTICLES
  • New Projects: Protective Stadium | Maturi Pavilion | Dudy Noble Field

    by Courtney Cameron April 2019

    Breaking Ground

  • Saginaw Moves Forward with Outdoor Fitness Park

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    Saginaw, Mich., is looking to build a new outdoor fitness park where residents can get in a good workout while taking in some fresh air.

  • How to Clean Your High-End Fitness Equipment

    by Andy Berg April 2019

    Club owners take heed, the internet is inundating your customers with scary stories that detail the deadly infections one can contract at the gym. The headlines are riddled with words like "gross" and "disgusting" and warn that terrible diseases and germs lurk in every crack and crevice of every piece of equipment on the cardio floor. Just last year a report made the rounds that gym equipment is "dirtier than public toilet seats."

  • Demolition of Montana State Fitness Center Begins

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    After the roofs of two gyms at the Student Fitness Center at Montana State University collapsed earlier this month, crews have begun demolition of the complex to make way for a new rebuild of the facility’s east side according to the Bozeman Daily Chronicle.

  • Factors Impacting Buying and Selling Fitness Centers

    by Brittany E. Allison March 2019

    The $30 billion health and fitness industry may be poised for a growth spurt to take advantage of untapped demand. Diversity in the types of fitness-related centers is at an all-time high, with the rise of myriad specialized gyms and franchises, ranging from barre to Crossfit and pilates to boxing. Competition among these centers is fierce and likely driving increased interest in the sale and purchase of fitness facilities, drawing a wide range of institutional buyers, investors and private equity buyers.

  • Planet Fitness Opens Doors to Flood Victims

    by Andy Berg March 2019

    Planet Fitness has offered a helping hand to those affected by the devastating floods in Nebraska.

  • Facility Friday: Holy Cross Rec, U. of Idaho Arena, Outdoor Fitness at Virginia Tech, and More

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    The College of the Holy Cross has announced plans to build a new $30 million recreation and wellness center. Dubbed the Joanne Chouinard-Luth Recreation and Wellness Center, or “The Jo” for short, the 52,000-square-foot, three-story facility will feature weight rooms, sports courts, group fitness classes, a golf simulator, an elevated track and other amenities. The project is expected to be complete by fall 2020. — news.holycross.edu

  • Gyms Step Up for Displaced Students After Collapses

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    After not one, but two gym roof collapses on the campus of Montana State University, local fitness centers are stepping up to offer students displaced by the damage a place to work out.

  • Former First Lady’s Alma Mater Names Facility After Her

    by Andy Berg March 2019

    Former first lady Michelle Obama will be honored by her high school alma mater when the school names its new athletics complex after her.

  • Kohl's, Planet Fitness Announce Unique Partnership

    by Jason Scott March 2019

    In an era of struggling retail, department stores and malls are seeking out new ways to market their products, manage costs and fill mall vacancies.