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  • Tough Mudder Opens Bootcamp Gym in Denver

    by Andy Berg June 2019

    Adventure obstacle course racing company Tough Mudder this weekend will hold a grand opening for a new Bootcamp gym in Denver, Colo. 

  • Watch: Ole Miss' New Baseball Performance Center

    by Andy Berg June 2019

    Here's a look at CDFL’s work at Oxford-University Stadium with a new 42,093-square-foot performance center, featuring expanded player-focused facilities and additional premium fan areas.

    With a dedicated weight room, indoor practice facility and expanded player areas, the new performance center elevates the existing O-U Stadium player amenities. The new weight room features 14 weight stations, a 30-yard sprint lane, and views over Bailey’s Woods and Swayze Field. The indoor turf facility combines the pitching tunnel with the batting cages creating a large indoor practice area. With motorized batting cages, the space can be partitioned or fully open at the touch of a button.

    Other notable player spaces include an enlarged player locker room, an equipment room, a sports training room with treatment tubs, a coaching lounge and a locker room, a player lounge, a nutrition center, a meeting room, and a professional player locker room. In addition to the performance center, premium areas were added to the stadium enhancing the visitors’ experience.

    The Dugout Club, a premium space under the stadium with player corridor view and 330 cushioned chair back seating behind home plate, was added along with the Roof Terrace Club. The Roof Terrace Club offers a rooftop view above the first base line and includes 180 seats along countertop railing for a more laid-back atmosphere.

  • New Projects: First Data Field | New Westminster Aquatic and Community Centre | UPMC Events Center

    by Courtney Cameron June 2019

    Breaking Ground

  • New Product Roundup: Fitness | Safety | Scoring

    by AB Staff June 2019

    Check out the newest products as seen in the July | August 2019 issue.

  • How to Clean Your High-End Fitness Equipment

    by Andy Berg May 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."

  • Rob Turns to Bankruptcy in Hopes of Saving His Club

    by Rob Bishop May 2019

    It's April 2016. My business partner has left the business and I've taken over as managing partner. That's a fancy term for the guy stuck with all the problems. Over the past few years, the financial position of my company deteriorated to the point we might actually go out of business — something that had previously been unthinkable.

  • New Product Roundup: Fitness Equipment | Aquatics | Graphics

    by Courtney Cameron May 2019

    Check out the newest products as seen in the May 2019 issue.

  • What’s Behind Planet Fitness’ Expansion Strategy?

    by Jason Scott May 2019

    Earlier this week, Planet Fitness announced plans to expand into storefronts vacated by Toys “R” Us and Sears. In all, the fitness franchise will expand into an additional 225 locations this year, adding to the more than 1,800 locations it already has.

  • Jacksonville Gym Franchises Abruptly Close

    by Jason Scott May 2019

    A pair of Retro Fitness locations in Jacksonville, Fla., abruptly shut down over the weekend with no notice given to members or employees.

  • Fitness Center Moving Into Old Gander Mountain Store

    by Andy Berg May 2019

    A vacant Gander Mountain sporting goods store will soon be the home of a massive fitness center in Kernstown, Virginia.