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Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

A Look at Trends in Health, Fitness & Sports Clubs

Feature Article - June 2016

Health, fitness and sports clubs represent a unique segment of the market, more often operating as for-profit facilities that must make ends meet. Here's a look at how things are shaping up for these facilities.

Design Your Niche

Designing Facilities for Fitness Niches

Feature Article - May 2016

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.


Personal Trainers & Exercisers
Reaping the Benefits of Small Group Training

Guest Column - March 2016

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.

On an Upward Trend

The Latest in Fitness Can Make Your Facility More Effective

Feature Article - February 2016

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.

Experience & Education

The Importance of Training in Improving Safety

Feature Article - January 2016

Whether it's certification for fitness trainers and climbing instructors, or orientation for club members, training and education are a crucial pillar in providing safety at your facility.

A Wider Field for Fitness

New Trends Expand the Reach of Fitness Equipment

Feature Article - November 2015

Whether it means taking advantage of the increasing interconnectivity we're all engaged in or catering to specific audiences like actively aging seniors, fitness equipment manufacturers are expanding their reach.


Boosting Group Fitness Participation
Brickhouse Cardio Club in Princeton, W.Va.

Facility Profile - October 2015

When this fitness club wanted to boost engagement in group fitness, it turned to an innovative HIIT program to get members hyped.

Promoting Exercise

Study Looks at How Environment Affects Physical Activity

Before You Go - September 2015

This, according to a new research review—commissioned by Active Living Research, which is funded in part by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and administered by the University of California, San Diego—that looks at how the perception of environments affects physical activity.

Create a Recreation Space Designed for Families

Problem Solver - August 2015


Provide Accessible Fitness for All

Problem Solver - August 2015

Outdoor fitness areas can incorporate a variety of equipment, including circuit training, body-weight resistance, as well as adjustable resistance, giving community members a chance to get a full-body workout. What's more, many units accommodate multiple users, which means more people can work out at once, getting all the benefits of a workout with the added bonus of a strong social element.