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Peak Performance

Bay Club Launches Performance Program

Web Exclusive - April 2014

Performance training may be a niche specialty in the programming arena, but those who get it right can really make a difference in helping their clients and members achieve their goals.


Welcome to the Neighborhood
Balancing Inclusivity & Exclusivity in Fitness Center Design

Guest Column - March 2014

College students want many things from their fitness facilities. Balancing their needs and creating spaces for everyone to use and enjoy requires careful attention.

Survival of the Fittest

Keys to Successful Fitness Facility Management

Feature Article - February 2014

From designing the best programming to attracting and retaining members, the experts have a good handle on how to manage your fitness facility most effectively.

Fitness Evolution

ACE Hires Physician to Advance Role of Fitness Pros

Before You Go - February 2014

Repeatedly, statistics have shown that obesity among children and adults is increasing, with Type 2 diabetes and other related health problems on the rise as well, mainly as a result of poor diet and lack of exercise. According to information from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website, more than one-third (34.9 percent) of adults were obese in 2011-2012, with the prevalence of obesity being higher among middle-aged adults (39.5 percent) than among younger (30.3 percent) or older (35.4 percent) adults.

Keeping Fit, Keeping Safe

Safety Elements Can Be Attractively Designed

Feature Article - January 2014

Ensuring members at your fitness facility are engaged in every aspect of wellness also means ensuring they can exercise safely. Here are some steps to build safety in from the ground up.


A Hybrid Approach
Various Locations

Facility Profile - January 2014

Facilities looking to make the most of their group fitness offerings can provide a hybrid approach, with some staff-led classes and some classes delivered via a unique offering that can be accessed anytime, anywhere.

Fit With the Trends

Updating Fitness Offerings to Meet Everyone's Needs

Feature Article - November 2013

Staying on top of the latest fitness trends—not falling for fads—will help ensure you're providing the right programming mix.

Marketing Movement & Exercise

YMCAs, Schools Help Spur Youth to Exercise, Eat Healthier

Feature Article - November 2013

With childhood overweight and obesity continuing to plague the nation, creative school and YMCA leaders have come up with myriad strategies and programs to address the issue.

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Healthy Support
ING Awards Grants to Schools to Fight Childhood Obesity

Before You Go - November 2013

ING U.S., a retirement, investment and insurance company, announced in September that it awarded 59 schools from 26 states across the United States with up to $2,500 grants to help students combat childhood obesity by getting them more active through school-based running programs.

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Fun & Fitness in the Water
Waterparks Offer Physical Fitness for Youth

Before You Go - October 2013

This, according to a recent study, "Indoor Waterpark: An Examination of Physical Activity Levels and Use Patterns of Youth Participants," co-authored by William D. Ramos, assistant professor in the Recreation, Park and Tourism Studies Department in the School of Public Health at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind., and director of Indiana University's Aquatics Institute; and Craig M. Ross, a professor in the Recreation, Park and Tourism Studies Department in the School of Public Health at IU.