Facilities: Fitness & Training
- New Rehab Center for Injured Soldiers
by Andrew Cohen March 2007
A new state-of-the-art rehab center aims to make injured soldiers whole again.
- Technical and Aesthetic Innovations in Free-Weight Areas
by Paul Steinbach March 2007
Technical and aesthetic innovations have lifted the free-weight area to new levels of user-friendliness and operational efficiency.
- Attracting Your Market Share
by Rob Bishop March 2007
The solution to the 14-percent penetration problem involves analyzing your facility's market.
- The Resting Metabolic Rate Debate
by Jason R. Karp and Wayne L. Westcott January 2007
Does strength training increase resting metabolic rate (RMR), therefore enhancing members' weight-loss efforts? As research shows support for both sides, the debate continues. Here are arguments, pro and con, presented by two strength-training professionals.
- Addition of Fitness Proves Successful
by Heather Peavey December 2006
When Sand Creek Country Club decided to add a fitness center, it was treated like all other areas of the club: five-star, full-service and with an emphasis on all generations.
- Attracting the Non-Member to Fitness Centers
by Stephen Tharrett and James A. Peterson December 2006
To effectively deal with and attract the large non-exercising population, facility operators need to start thinking like a salesperson.
- Certifications Gaining Respect
by Ronale Tucker Rhodes December 2006
The importance of trainers and instructors possessing reliable and credible certifications continues to be at the forefront of industry discussion.
- Opening a Pilates Studio
by Amy Scanlin December 2006
When opening a Pilates studio, making the right decisions about location, staff and programming can be difficult. However, help is out there. Get some advice from others who have started successful Pilates businesses.
- Aquatics and Fitness for All
by Anne B. McDonnell November 2006
Huntersville Family Fitness & Aquatics serves its entire community with a wide variety of aquatics classes and fitness programs.
- Navy Federal's Fitness Center Benefits Employees
by Anne B. McDonnell October 2006
Navy Federal's Schoggen Fitness Center serves more than 2,600 employees at the company's headquarters in Vienna, Va.