Facilities: Fitness & Training
Meet Jon “Crash” Benne, Owner of Elevated Performance in St. Louis (Sponsored)
by Matrix Fitness August 2018
Jon "Crash" Benne is a strength trainer and owner of Elevated Performance in St. Louis. He started out as a stick boy for the NHL’s St. Louis Blues, an experience that would shape his career path. Today his gym specializes in turning out strong hockey players. Aside from a line of NHL veterans that have passed through Elevated Performance, he continues to shape new talent. Five local athletes from Benne’s gym went in the first round of the 2016 NHL draft, including four in the top 15. Athletic Business sat down with Benne recently to talk about everything from the equipment he uses to his overall coaching philosophy.
Chlorine Sickens Kids at Life Time Fitness Location
by Andy Berg August 2018
More than a dozen kids were sickened at a Life Time Fitness location in Johns Creek (Ga.) when a chlorine mixer malfunctioned at the location’s outdoor pool.
Atlanta Area Tennis Center to Cost $50M
by J.Scott Trubey August 2018
A family foundation plans to build a sprawling multimillion-dollar tennis complex in Roswell, including the largest concentration of clay courts in the nation.
Gym Member Barred for Attacking Teen Mid-Deadlift
by Jason Scott August 2018
For some, the grunts and slams heard in a gym are simply part of the experience. For others, however, those noises can be a catalyst for confrontation.
Youth Baseball Complex to Get $3.5M Facelift
by Sarah Peters August 2018
When Palm Beach Gardens is finished spending roughly $3.5 million to improve its youth baseball complex, the facility will be rivaled only by surrounding Major League Baseball spring training stadiums.
Man Leaves Puppy in Gym Locker at LA Fitness
by Andy Berg August 2018
Fitness club owners see it all and have to be prepared to deal with just about any situation. Such was the case at an LA Fitness location on Thursday.
New Products: Cardio Equipment | Pool Heater | Sport Surfacing
by Courtney Cameron July 2018
Check out the newest products as seen in the July|August 2018 issue.
Purchasing Guide: Frame-Supported Fabric Structures
by AB Staff June 2018
Building on a tight budget and under time constraints means considering every available option. Frame-supported fabric structures might be just the solution, as they're efficient, customizable and can be built in less time and at a fraction of the cost of a conventional structure. Here are some advantages to choosing fabric structures, as well as some things to consider prior to making a purchase.
11 Design Changes That Might Benefit Our Club
by Rob Bishop June 2018
This issue of AB features facilities from all over North America with unique, often spectacular designs. I was recently asked what I would do differently if I could redesign our health club. That question really caused me to take a critical look around.
49ers Unveil Gym Concept '49ers Fit'
by Jason Scott June 2018
The San Francisco 49ers announced plans to open a fitness center dubbed 49ers Fit in San Jose later this year.