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  • Mall Fitness Club Sued for $2.6M in Rent

    by Andy Berg January 2018

    Gateway Health Club, which operates as International Fitness at The Shoppes at Gateway in Springfield, Ore., is being sued for $2.6 million in unpaid rent.

  • Sands Donates $1M to UNLV Football Complex

    by Andy Berg January 2018

    UNLV Athletics will be getting a little help from local commerce with the building of a new state-of-the-art football complex.

  • New Product Roundup: Core Roller | Aquatic Treadmill | Pool Heater

    by AB Staff January 2018

    Check out the newest products as seen in the January|February 2018 issue.

  • Gym Owner’s Video of Female Clients Sparks Outrage

    by Jason Scott January 2018

    A North Carolina gym owner is in hot water after he posted a video on social media that featured his female clients’ rear ends.

  • Life Time Fitness Bans Cable News at All Clubs

    by Andy Berg January 2018

    Life Time doesn't want its clientele worrying about the news while working up a sweat.

  • New Projects: Globe Life Field | Frank Erwin Center | Shakopee Community Center

    by Courtney Cameron December 2017

    Breaking Ground

  • New Product Roundup: Turf | Scoreboard | Workout Solutions

    by AB Staff December 2017

    Check out the newest products as seen in the November | December 2017 issue.

    Power Systems
    The brand-new Power Systems Axle is an ultra-light barbell that is fully collapsible for easy storage in any training facility, suitable for indoor or outdoor use, and easily portable for a workout on the go. This unique piece of equipment can function as a barbell, core roller, planking tool, or foot anchor for core exercises. It's also capable of holding Olympic plates for added resistance. Programming is available for hundreds of exercises in a wide range of vertical and horizontal planes.
    www.power-systems.com
    (800) 321-6975


    FieldTurf
    After 40,000 hours of research and testing, FieldTurf introduces the new FieldTurf CORE, the first multilayer super fiber. FieldTurf CORE reinvents the playing field and redefines the player experience. The dual-polymer fiber design optimizes the system's performance, delivering a more durable, resilient and realistic grass-like shape. FieldTurf CORE has earned Labosport's highest Fiber Performance Score to date.
    www.fieldturf.com
    (800) 724-2969


    SMARTfit
    The SMARTfit™ action-based play approach provides fitness centers with a functional workout solution that is inclusive, fun and conducive to team building. This system develops balance, cognitive function, cardiovascular fitness and range of motion through its unique combination of enjoyable, scalable and trackable physical activity, which provides a solid foundation for daily life skills. SMARTfit's app-driven programming can be tailored to the physical, motor and skill levels of the users.
    www.smartfitinc.com
    (805) 383-0080 Ext. 110

     

     

     


    Nicros
    Nicros prides itself on offering the finest products and services in the climbing industry. Years of experience allow the company to push the boundaries of innovation. Nicros' new line of handholds, made from proprietary urethane, redefines high quality. The company offers a variety of handholds that allow for endless possibilities. With an updated website, it's now easier than ever to browse and buy for both retail and wholesale customers.
    www.nicros.com
    (800) 699-1975

     

     


    Kay Park Recreation Corp.
    The new Solar Charging Station Table by Kay Park enables patrons to charge mobile devices while making use of fitness, athletics and recreation facilities. Available with or without a protective umbrella, the Solar Charging Station Table is a valuable addition to any outdoor venue.
    www.kaypark.com
    (800) 553-2476

     

     

     


    TransLux Corporation
    Now the largest in-arena scoreboard in the world, the new Trans-Lux center-hung display is four stories high. The video screens are the equivalent of 1,300 50-inch televisions, and the pixel count is more than 29 million. With a square footage of 9,585 feet, the scoreboard is more than three times the size of the average single-family home in New Jersey and the surrounding areas.
    www.trans-lux.com
    (512) 426-2643

     

     

     


    This article originally appeared in the November | December 2017 issue of Athletic Business with the title "New & Improved." Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

     

  • 50-Field Sport Complex Approved at Rowan University

    by Courtney Cameron December 2017

    The Rowan University Board of Trustees has given the okay to begin site development plans for a multisport athletic complex on the school’s west campus.

    According to nj.com, Rowan will lease 300 acres of former farmland from West Campus Fields, and is working closely with the organization’s lead partner Elite Development Program.

  • Advantages of Pushing Club Operations Online

    by Rob Bishop December 2017

    When we first purchased Elevations Health Club, 22 years ago, members would sign in when they arrived at the club on a piece of lined notebook paper. Membership dues were collected at the front desk each month. Not exactly technology-dependent.

  • SoulCycle Debuts New SoulAnnex Studio Fitness Classes

    by Courtney Cameron December 2017

    For the first time since opening in 2006, SoulCycle will move classes off-bike with the introduction of three new training modules at its newest location in Manhattan’s Flatiron District.