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  • NBA Players Donate for IU Locker Room Renovations

    by Zach Osterman October 2018

    Victor Oladipo and Cody Zeller dreamed of leaving a legacy inside Assembly Hall, the kind that would hang at the north end of the old arena, where IU honors its national champions with iconic red-and-white banners.

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

    by AB Staff August 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 August 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.

  • Product Spotlight 2018: Locker Room & Laundry Components

    by Courtney Cameron August 2018

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

    Foreman Locker Systems
    Traditionally a manufacturer of lockers specified for fitness, outdoor, aquatic and winter sports, Foreman Locker Systems now caters to a much wider range of sports, including baseball, basketball, football and ice hockey. Based on specific kit requirements for individual sports, Foreman Locker Systems has created a line of bespoke lockers to fulfill the needs of almost all popular sporting activities. All product categories are available both in traditional wood technology and in a uniquely crafted hybrid version. The product includes a 20-year warranty.
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  • 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.

  • 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

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

    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.

  • 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.

  • Locker Room Fumes Reportedly Sicken HS Athletes

    by Jason Scott October 2017

    An ozone machine used to prevent mold and purify air is being blamed for creating fumes that overcame more than a dozen high school football players in a locker room Friday night.

  • Infographic: Texas’ ‘Space-Age’ Lockers

    by AB Staff August 2017

    When the University of Texas announced the details of its $10 million football facilities, the stars of the show were the lockers. Estimated at $10,500 apiece (later revised to $8,700), the lockers will be unlike any others in college football, featuring at least six different patent-pending technologies, according to head coach Tom Herman. "We needed something modern, something sleek, something that conveyed the message that we're the University of Texas and we're going to give our kids and student-athletes the best in the country," Herman said in an interview.