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A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

Feature Article - June 2014

This section summarizes the survey results from health, fitness and sports clubs, including new trends in programming and a positive outlook on budgets and memberships.

Fit by Design

Getting More From Fitness Facility Design

Feature Article - May 2014

Fitness facilities can encompass a wide range of designs, from bare-bones spaces to resort-like extravagances. Essential to any approach, though, is knowing the facility's audience.

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A Healthier Future
NRPA, PHA Team Up for Kids' Health Campaign

Before You Go - May 2014

The five-year campaign, dubbed "Commit to Health," was designed to bring Healthy Eating and Physical Activity (HEPA) standards to community park and recreation programs throughout the country. The campaign officially was announced in February at an event in Gwen Cherry Park in Miami.


Improve the Gym Experience
Strategies to Keep Your Fitness Facility Hopping

Guest Column - April 2014

While there are myriad innovations on the market to boost your fitness facility's membership and engagement, sometimes it's smart to go back to basics.

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.