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Texas Tech Focuses on Functional Fitness

Texas Tech has introduced the Raider Escape Room, a functional training, personal training, and athletic and sports-conditioning facility.

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  • 2017 STMA Conference & Exposition, Jan. 24 to 27 in Orlando, Fla., Presented by the Sports Turf Managers Association (
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Research Shows Positive Health Outcomes for NFL PLAY 60 Programs

Research conducted by The Cooper Institute through its NFL PLAY 60 FitnessGram Project revealed annual improvements in aerobic capacity and body mass index for students participating in NFL PLAY 60 programming when compared to schools not using the programs.

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National Park Service Celebrates Centennial Successes

The National Park Service and the National Park Foundation unveiled an impressive summary of the agency's accomplishments, achieved with its partners and unprecedented public engagement, during its year-long 100th anniversary celebrations.

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Researchers Find Pumping Iron Good for Heart

Just one session of interval weight-training can improve the risk of Type 2 diabetes complications, according to a UBC Okanagan study.

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New Edition of Pool & Spa Operator Handbook Released

The National Swimming Pool Foundation announced the eighth installment of the Pool & Spa Operator Handbook since 2004.

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ADG Designs Indoor Waterpark for Quebec

Village Vacances Valcarier Resort opened its new Boca Parc indoor waterpark to guests in December.

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From Muscle to Movement: Top Trends in Fitness Equipment

From personal devices for tracking movement to equipment that engages and interacts, group fitness and more, fitness equipment is constantly adjusting to the expectations of exercisers.

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Industry Report: A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

Health, fitness and sports clubs represent a unique segment of the market. Here's a look at some of the latest trends in these facilities.

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Design Your Niche: Designing Facilities for Fitness Niches

While cardio floors, weight areas and group fitness rooms are part and parcel of most fitness facilities, there are many niches that come and go as trends change. Here's how to design a facility that can roll with the changes.

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Reaping the Benefits of Small Group Training

For fitness facilities, small group training can be a huge boon. Learn more about how this type of training can benefit your facility and members alike.

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The Latest in Fitness Can Make Your Facility More Effective

Fitness is an ever-changing landscape, with new trends continually emerging and old ones fading out. Running a successful fitness facility means remaining flexible and adjusting as each new trend comes and goes.

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Did You Miss It? Webinar: Boost Performance, Save Money With an Aquatic Energy Audit

If you missed our March 2016 Webinar on boosting your aquatic facility's energy performance, you'll be glad to know you can still get in on the action! We recorded the webinar, so you can view it at your leisure.

An energy audit of your aquatic facility can identify many opportunities for streamlining your operations to help your pool and aquatic attractions run more efficiently. In this webinar, you will learn about the various ways you can boost performance and save money at your facility by finding ways to save energy. From smart tools like variable frequency drives and pool covers to simple changes to existing features, such as replacing pool lights with LEDs, you can find many ways to help reduce your pool's environmental impact, along with your operating costs.

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