• Tall Order

    by Marvin Bynum June 2006

    Whether designed to accommodate football practice, pickup basketball or both, indoor athletic facilities must always live up to their height.

  • A Resort Town's Success

    by Anne B. McDonnell April 2006

    The Hart Center, Fairfield Bay, Ark., exceeded its first-year membership goals by focusing on its equipment, classes and events.

  • Healthy Choice

    by Paul Steinbach December 2005

    Savvy administrators in state-of-the-art facilities are turning campus rec into a wellness exercise.

  • Free At Last

    by Marvin Bynum August 2005

    Metal building elements are allowing architects an increasing measure of aesthetic liberty in the design of athletic, fitness and recreation facilities.

  • 30 Minutes to Cardio Success; Happy Faces Make Happy Members; Getting Them Fit for Life

    by FM August 2005

    Innovative programming ideas aimed at motivating members to exercise with all featured programs submitted by readers.

  • 30 Years and Counting

    by Anne B. McDonnell July 2005

    What's the secret to Almaden Valley Athletic Club's success? Keeping up with the times, excellent staff and customer service, and offering a little bit of something for everyone.

  • Top 20 Product Trends from the Past 20 Years

    by Anne B. McDonnell July 2005

    The past 20 years have seen much invention in cardio and strength equipment, but the standards have stood the test of time.

  • Top 20 Facility Trends

    by Ronale Tucker Rhodes July 2005

    From bodybuilding to express workouts, fitness centers have evolved to cater to their changing markets.

  • Best Foot Forward

    by Michael Popke May 2005

    Cardiovascular fitness equipment manufacturers strive to advance technology while simplifying the user experience.

  • Prevent Defense

    by Brian J. Wallace & Dennis E. Kline April 2005

    A forward-thinking, comprehensive approach to equipment maintenance can help protect a club's most prized possession: its positive image.