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  • Tennessee: $660K Weight Room Renovation Worth Cost

    by Blake Toppmeyer June 2018

    The renovations for the LaPorte Strength & Conditioning Facility at the Anderson Training Center cost nearly $660,000, involving the installation of new flooring and equipment.

  • Product Spotlight 2018: Locker Room & Laundry Components

    by Courtney Cameron June 2018

    Check out these products as seen in the July|August 2018 issue.

  • Purchasing Guide: What You Need to Know When Buying Lockers

    by AB Staff June 2018

    Whether you're looking to outfit a small fitness center changing room or a high-end Division I basketball locker room, a plethora of locker options exist. Featuring everything from solid oak or steel compartments to biometric locks and ambient lighting, today's lockers can serve as a simple place to secure a club member's belongings or a high-tech marvel, crafted to effuse luxury and tailored to an individual athlete's own specifications. Here are a few things to consider when shopping for lockers:

  • How to Find the Right Locks for Your Locker Room

    by Andy Berg June 2018

    Common advice is to leave your valuables at home when you hit the gym. However, with keyless entry fobs now standard on most automobiles and $800 smartphones as seemingly necessary as tennis shoes, it's almost impossible to get a workout in without leaving something of value in a locker.

  • Purchasing Guide: Wet-Area Flooring

    by AB Staff May 2018

    Wet floors are no one's friend. Not only do they represent a slip-and-fall liability risk, they're also a breeding ground for the worst germs and bacteria nature has to offer. Flooring solutions that create traction and allow water to drain are a must for places like pool decks, locker rooms and other high-traffic areas that get wet on a regular basis. Here are a few things to consider when shopping for wet-area flooring.

  • Mississippi State Announces New Football Locker Room

    by Andrew Astleford May 2018

    A new locker room at Mississippi State is coming soon as the Bulldogs begin a new era under coach Joe Moorhead.

  • New Product Roundup: Fitness Equipment | Lifeguard Chair | Laundry

    by AB Staff April 2018

    Check out the newest products as seen in the April 2018 issue.

  • 5 Tips For Prepping Your Locker Room for the Spring Gym Rush (Sponsored)

    by Stephanie Becker and Ryan Carr April 2018

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    Spring has arrived, and with it, countless new memberships for those looking to attain that summer figure. As a gym owner or manager, how does one prepare for a season that brings in so much business? A good place to start is where many gym goers begin and end their workouts: in the locker room. Here are five quick tips for prepping your fitness center’s locker room for the spring rush.

  • Indiana to Renovate Locker Room After Donor's Gift

    by Zach Osterman April 2018

    The idea behind former IU football player Terry Tallen's seven-figure gift, which will be used to renovate the program's locker room facilities at Memorial Stadium, started in a conversation with an old teammate.

  • How Modern Locker Rooms Are Being Redesigned

    by Andy Berg January 2018

    Search "Vince Lombardi" and "Locker Room" on Google, and you'll find photos of one of the NFL's most storied coaches sitting on a metal folding chair in an otherwise non-descript concrete room. Behind the players Lombardi is addressing, cleats, helmets and street clothes are stuffed into metal cubbies. The locker room, even at the professional level, was an afterthought in the 1950s and 60s, a place where athletes changed into their uniforms and maybe got a halftime pep talk from the coach. Other than that, business was taken care of on the field.