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K9 Fit Club Offers Online Certification

Before You Go - February 2015

"K9 Fit Club is the leader and pioneer in human and canine fitness. We provide convenient online certification programs that were developed by professionals in the fitness, medical and veterinary fields," said Tricia Montgomery, founder and chief executive officer of K9 Fit Club, based in Hinsdale, Ill. "You may take the course at your own pace and can start and stop whenever you like. Once certified, we provide you with a tool kit, which enables you to teach your own classes."

Certifiably Safer

Why & How Certification Improves Safety

Feature Article - January 2015

Whether it's for a playground inspector, an aquatic facility manager, a fitness instructor or a climbing instructor, certification can make an impact on safety in your facility.

Fit in '15

Web Exclusive - January 2015

What fitness trends will take hold in 2015? Join us as we discuss some of the up-and-coming trends with the American Council on Exercise.

Fit and Trim

Fitness Equipment Trends and Facility Maintenance Best Practices

Feature Article - November 2014

New innovations in fitness equipment are continually emerging onto the market. Here, we offer readers the latest updates in equipment and provide advice on equipment maintenance.

Happy Trails!

Outdoor Fitness Adventures Equal Fun for All Ages

Feature Article - October 2014

Helping a community get fit means providing a range of amenities that enable people to get out and get active. A wide variety of trails—from fitness-inspired to greenways—are cropping up across the nation.


A Fitter Student Body
Sun Devil Fitness Complexes Arizona State University - Various Campuses

Facility Profile - October 2014

A 2013 renovation of its Sun Devil Fitness Complexes across four campuses introduced new fitness equipment and software to Arizona State University, driving up traffic by 15 to 20 percent.

Changing Behavior

Exercise Pros Deemed Fit for Special Programming

Before You Go - October 2014

For the very first time, properly trained exercise professionals now are considered to be among those qualified to deliver behavior change programming.

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Healthy, Fit & Green

Before You Go - September 2014

Hammel is not new to the idea of protecting the environment. The Salt Lake City native was raised against the backdrop of the majestic Wasatch and Oquirrh mountains. In 1970, he joined a protest against the Kennecott Copper Mine. Their business practices during that era led to the creation of slag hills as an unhealthy by-product of rare element mining. Such unintended repercussions have driven Hammel as a businessman. When Hammel founded The Longfellow Clubs in 1980, one of the original tenets of his company was a focus on green-friendly policies. His aspiration was for his new organization to "make the world a better place where people experience love, happiness and satisfaction."

Expand Your Fitness Programming

Problem Solver - August 2014

Success in the fitness industry is all about attracting new members and retaining the existing ones. Group fitness classes are one of the crucial tools in your arsenal as you work to ensure your facility's success. But scheduling and staffing group fitness can be tricky. Providing the programs people are looking for, when they are looking for them can be difficult. With the right solutions in place, you can provide group fitness when and where members want it.

Find an Efficient Building Solution

Problem Solver - August 2014

Cost and time constraints can create problems when constructing recreation, sports and fitness facilities. Finding the right building solution can reduce your costs and improve your timeline, and also can ensure your facility is energy-efficient.