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Freshen Up Your Fitness

Web Exclusive - April 2013

Spring's as good a time as any to freshen up your fitness programs and equipment. Here, we take a quick look at some of the latest introductions and trends in fitness, from new kettlebell programming to amazing green solutions.

Exercise Your Options

The Future of Fitness Facilities

Feature Article - February 2013

Whether you offer a little something for all audiences, or you choose to go niche, there are decisions to be made about fitness facility design. Here, we discuss some of the recent trends.


The Art of Outdoor Fitness
Main Terrain in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Facility Profile - February 2013

Revitalizing a neglected area in Chattanooga, this new park will offer a chance for citizens to get in a little exercise and fun.

Fitness Gets Personal

Find Your Niche(s) and Stand Out

Feature Article - November 2012

Fitness clubs can really reach members by offering niche programming that addresses specific needs. From personal training groups to age-specific exercise programs, there's a niche for everyone.

Active Aging

10 Trends Changing the Face of the Fitness Industry

Guest Column - October 2012

The demographic shift occurring as the population of active agers expands means you need to change up your fitness offerings or be left behind.

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On the Rise
Fitness Industry Employment Set to Grow

Before You Go - October 2012

So, it probably comes as no surprise, then, that the fitness profession has been identified as one of the 10 hottest industries over the next decade, with employment expected to grow by 24 percent by 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Maintenance & Operations: Fitness Facilities

Green in the Gym

Feature Article - September 2012

If you want a gymnasium that doesn't overload your maintenance staff, begin with the right design. Green strategies can help reduce long-term costs and maintenance requirements.

Protect Fitness Equipment & Members

Problem Solver - August 2012

You want to be sure your investment in equipment is protected from undue damage. That means you need to follow the recommended practices for keeping it clean. Spray products might end up in the wrong places, causing damage to cables and other equipment areas, which can lead to malfunction or even rust.

Make Heating & Cooling More Efficient

Problem Solver - August 2012


Beyond Fitness

The Evolution of Multipurpose Facility Design

Feature Article - July 2012

The design of fitness and multipurpose facilities has come a long way, from the plain, stark boxes of the past to beautiful buildings filled with natural light and activities of all kinds. Find out more about this evolution in design.