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  • Date Posted

    18

    APR 2018
  • 15 Innovative Fitness Facilities Products

    If springtime brings cleaning, renovating or breaking ground for new fitness or wellness spaces, and you're looking for the latest innovations, this is the place to start. This "fitness 15" list of products stood out from among the industry crowd of new or evolving products, setting trends and helping fitness facilities attract more visitors and keep them coming back for more. Here are 15 innovative fitness facilities products that inspire us.
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  • Date Posted

    4

    APR 2018
  • How to Improve your Fitness Space

    Earlier this year, the doors opened on a big fitness transformation at Kansas State University (K-State). What used to be five racquetball courts at the Chester E. Peters Recreation Complex had been completely made over, reconstructed and tied together to create five Performance Zones where students and faculty have since discovered a new enthusiasm for fitness.
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  • Date Posted

    19

    MAR 2018
  • TRX Training Options Continue to Drive Fitness Trends

    Once thought to be a passing fad, TRX suspension training systems have proven their worth and continue to be one of the most popular fitness equipment options for facilities and fitness participants of all kinds.
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  • Date Posted

    27

    FEB 2018
  • How an Unstaffed Fitness Center Becomes a Cultural Hub of Corporate Wellness

    Many office buildings and corporate headquarters have embraced well-being and fitness as part of their investment in their employees. When you're in the business of health, like regional hospital and "health care system" resource Denver Health, your employees have a higher understanding and appreciation of corporate wellness, and expectations for a fitness facility can be high.
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  • Date Posted

    13

    FEB 2018
  • Top 5 Mistakes Managers Make When Purchasing Fitness Equipment

    Facilities managers of all kinds, and in all environments, should be sure to consider these five commonly overlooked issues in the design and equipping of fitness spaces. Here are our top 5 mistakes managers make when purchasing fitness Equipment.
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  • Date Posted

    30

    JAN 2018
  • Campus Fitness Fosters Energetic Culture and Community Hub

    Student recreation and campus fitness centers across the country are integral to campus life. Usually the rec center doubles as a hangout location for students, with the opportunity to grab a quick workout between classes or before heading home to the dorms.
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  • Date Posted

    9

    JAN 2018
  • Holidays and the Fitness High Season

    At the beginning of a new year motivation is at its highest, and fitness is continually at the top of the list of priorities for the coming months. Websites and social media streams are full of tips for setting and keeping fitness-minded resolutions, and gyms and fitness facilities are the busiest they'll be for the foreseeable future. How do fitness facilities managers take advantage of the "high season" and keep clients coming back?
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  • Date Posted

    15

    DEC 2017
  • 2018 Fitness Trends

    In 2017, the buzz around "wearable technology" peaked as technology continues to infiltrate the fitness arena and the equipment that fuels billions of workouts. According to the American College of Sports Medicine's Health and Fitness Journal, and their annual worldwide survey of fitness trends, there are three main trends that are continually driving fitness enthusiasts to the facilities that are meeting current needs.
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  • Date Posted

    14

    NOV 2017
  • The Importance of Fitness Flooring if Often Overlooked

    Arthur B. Dodge III, CEO and president of flooring innovator ECORE International, Inc. boldly states that "Everybody interacts with a surface. Everybody has a floor that they walk on, play on, run on. Very few people take a second to think about it." He knows that the products he's innovating to create are not top-of-mind, but he's working to make them less invisible.
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  • Date Posted

    25

    OCT 2017
  • Fitness Center Customization Key to Standing Out

    In today's instant gratification world, impressions are formed in the blink of an eye and are rarely changed over time. People judge spaces of all sorts, from houses to restaurants and colleges to backyard sheds based on how it looks and "feels" when you're there.
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  • Date Posted

    3

    OCT 2017
  • Design Enhancements to Improve Indoor Workouts

    It's that time of year again, when the leaves start to fall, the sweaters come out and you start taking your morning cardio indoors. It can be depressing to leave behind the wide-open outdoors for a queue to use the best treadmill at the fitness center, but there are new options and features that might make the wait worth your while and hope to improve indoor workouts.