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3 Benefits of Starting a Corporate Wellness Program

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Setting up a health and fitness plan around your office can pay big dividends for both you as a company and for your employees. Whether you decide to set up a fitness center somewhere around the office building or put together a corporate wellness program, there’s no limit to the benefits both parties can experience. To give…

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Education: Trends in Athletic Training

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Newer trends in athletic training revolve around advancements in science and the ethics of the business. No longer are the days where it is acceptable for a coach to yell at their team to make them better. New methods of athletic training are allowing coaches to build on the work of scientists and other coaches to create…

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Fitness Center Design – It’s NOT Just About Looking Good

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You have a fitness center and some of the best gym equipment around. The electrician has come to install everything correctly, and you think you are all set to go. Have you thought about the fitness center design and the concern of people injuring themselves? In 2013 a study found that there are about 3.1 gym accidents…

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Key Components of Planning a Multi- Housing Fitness Center

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Planning a multi-family fitness center on your own is a big job. You will want to be sure to have all of your ducks in a row. If you are building a multi-housing fitness center, here are some tips to follow when planning out your multi-family gym. Fitness Equipment When it comes to choosing the…

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The Importance of Proper Gym Flooring Throughout Your Fitness Center

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When running a gym, it’s easy to feel like having the best workout equipment is the most important part. While good equipment will be key to the performance of your members, even more crucial is having quality gym flooring. Now it may seem silly to think that the floor could be such a vital piece…

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The Benefits of Working with Local Fitness Distributors

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Finding the best equipment and services for your gym should be number one. Not only that, but it should be easy as well. Gym owners, hotel chains and multi-family housing complex managers and other building managers tend to believe that working directly with manufacturers is the best way to go. Most people have the misconception…

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Cardio Machines and Weight Loss

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Treadmills and Ellipticals How hard you push yourself determines how many calories you burn either on a treadmill or elliptical machine, or any other exercise machine.  And instead of choosing one machine over the other, smart exercisers know that both of these aerobic-building cardio stations play a major role in helping you lost fat, stay…

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Convenient Corporate Fitness Incentives

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Making Corporate Fitness Accessible Corporations are getting employees moving with on-site workout facilities and custom fitness programming that pays for itself in employee engagement and worker morale. If you can build and create an attractive fitness space in or around your office, and schedule exercise time around your employees’ work schedules, business owners actually help…

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Top Exercise Equipment for Multi-Family Fitness Centers

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The new generation of multi-family fitness centers in our quick-moving modern world becoming more sophisticated every year. Fitness centers are a must-have in any residential or active community, according to the National Apartment Association.  Residential gyms are the most upgraded community amenity since 2014, and research shows that half of all tenants would be willing to pay a higher premium…

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Summer Body ‘Get Fit’ Plan – HIIT Training

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Happy July 4th! High-intensity interval training (HIIT) combines cardio activities – like running – with strength-training moves or lower-intensity exercises (like bench presses) for another interval, and you go back and forth. In addition to supporting heart and brain health, much research proves that  fast-paced HIIT workouts can help you tone up and prevent exercise…

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