• Can Sprint 8 Program Help the Body Attack Cancer Cells? (sponsored)

    by Phil Campbell, Creator of Sprint 8 April 2018

    This sponsored content was provided by Matrix. What is sponsored content?

    It might surprise you to hear that high-intensity interval training could help fight cancer, but recent findings suggest just that. While HIIT programs like Sprint 8 have been proven to help burn fat and build muscle through the release of growth hormone, they also achieve an adrenal response that strengthens the immune system in a way that has been shown to target tumors in mice.1

  • Turn Heads in Your Facility - Add Olympic Lifting to GroupX Classes with The Axle (sponsored)

    by Team Power Systems April 2018

    This sponsored content was provided by Power Systems. What is sponsored content?

    The UFC Gym in New York City's New Hyde Park has almost 10,000 members. When you walk in on a typical Monday at 6:00 p.m. it feels like half of them are there to kick the week off strong. There is a lot happening: Powerlifting, MMA, small group training and a full display of Instagram-inspired ‘look great while I’m doing it’ moves. The training floor, it seems, is where you go to see and be seen.

  • How Gyms Can Use Virtual Reality to Motivate Members

    by Andy Berg April 2018

    Club members don't renew their memberships when they falter on the initial momentum of a new year's resolution. As daily workouts slowly lose their luster, the gym itself begins to feel like a torture chamber. An owner can ensure the equipment is state-of-the-art, the gym is well kept, the staff is polite, and there are always plenty of clean towels, but when it comes to ensuring that her customers are motivated to return, retention efforts have their limits.

  • Focusing on Student-Athletes' Mental Health

    by Jason Scott April 2018

    College athletics has never been bigger business, and the resulting pressure on student-athletes to perform at a high level can take its toll.

  • The World’s First Energy Producing Treadmill (Sponsored)

    by AB Editors March 2018

    This sponsored content was paid for by SportsArt. What is sponsored content?

    SportsArt is introducing a new revolutionary model to our ECO-POWR™ line where form doesn’t just meet function, it embraces it in our most stunning and inviting design: VERDE, the only energy-producing treadmill in the industry.

  • NBA to Increase Resources for Player Mental Health

    by Jason Scott March 2018

    In recent weeks, high profile NBA players have come forward with personal accounts about their mental health struggles. All-star players Kevin Love and DeMar DeRozan caught national attention for their confessions about dealing with panic attacks and depression, respectively. Now, it appears that the NBA is paying attention.

  • Military Considers Fitness Waivers for Skilled Recruits

    by Courtney Cameron March 2018

    With the number of eligible military recruits in decline, congress has opened itself to the possibility of increasing the available number of fitness waivers for new enlisters, particularly for candidates with proven skills in other high-demand areas.

  • Gym Addresses Pay Gap with 1/3 Membership Discount

    by Courtney Cameron February 2018

    “In the interest of fairness,” the Gym Lake Orion in Orion Township, Mich., will be charging women only two-thirds of the cost of the membership price for men, according to the Detroit Free Press.

  • 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.

  • UNL Rec Sees Participation Boom with Free Week

    by Courtney Cameron January 2018

    In the first week of the semester — especially in the season of resolutions — the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Campus Recreation Center is experiencing a participation boom.