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The Emergence of Power Racks & Rigs in Gym Equipment

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Power racks and rigs are part of the growing trend of functional fitness — a type of workout that is popular for extreme sports, Crossfit and athletic training. It’s not enough to be tone and lean, your body has to work like a machine with strong muscle groups able to move together to complete a task. Traditional…

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Multi-Family Fitness Centers Are Evolving

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Just 10 years ago, the gym at an apartment complex consisted of free weights and a treadmill. The industry is changing to meet the needs of potential renters and that means bigger and better fitness centers with even more perks. The New Fitness Centers Today’s potential renter demands a better standard of living that includes…

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Strength Equipment: Manufacturers at the Top of the Industry

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Strength equipment is the heart and soul of any fitness center. Not all brands are created equally, though, Some have a well-deserved reputation as the top in the industry. Consider two that meet that standard. Matrix Fitness Matrix is a child company of Johnson Health Tech founded in 1975 by Peter Lo. Today, Matrix is an…

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Programing Your Multi-Family Fitness Center

The smoother a multi-family fitness center runs the more value it offers. How do you get to that level, though? Programming your fitness center is about getting the most value out of it. Here are some suggestions. Hire a Management Company The organization is an absolute in the fitness industry but not that an easy…

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Multi-Family Pool Amenities

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The pool isn’t just about swimming anymore. A multi-family environment can introduce new amenities into the community by turning the pool into an aquatic gym. Water workouts are trending right now and promise to be something that will turn potential residents’ heads. Flow Motion They said it couldn’t be done. They were wrong. Make your…

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How do you know what fitness equipment to buy?

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The key to filling up a fitness center with the right fitness equipment is finding a balance. Your goal is to consider what someone might look for in this particular fitness center. What are some things you should consider when buying fitness equipment? Know Your Target User The most important part of strategizing your fitness…

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Get The Most Out Of Your High-Performance Equipment

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Whether you have purchased or plan to buy high-performance gym equipment from Matrix, you should know that Matrix equipment makes it easy for you to maximize your ROI. Most of the equipment out there will eventually earn its keep over time, but there are very few manufacturers that will further help you make the purchase…

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The Economics and Benefits of a Healthier Las Vegas

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Healthy cities have healthy people that create a healthy economy. Obesity costs money directly and indirectly. Influencing people to want to take better care of themselves will lower costs, create a more vibrant population, and increase tourism. The Cost of Obesity Direct Costs The direct costs of obesity are medical treatments and examinations that people receive directly…

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Pros and Cons of a Multi-Housing Fitness Center

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There are pros and cons to running a fitness center on a multi-housing property. The advantages can allow you to bring in more revenue, and the disadvantages can cost you. Are your cost benefits for that fitness center balanced in your favor? Pros Tenants will pay higher rent to live in a building with a…

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Benefits of Group Fitness Programs

We all know that motivating yourself to hit the gym several times a week doesn’t come easy. In any health club, there are three primary spaces. The strength training areas (for free weights and machines), the cardio part and the group fitness studios. Each of these can truly help improve your workout routine. Group fitness…

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