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Athletic Training

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In days of yore, all you needed to amp up your fitness was a wooly mammoth to run away from. Exercise was a part of daily life for hunters and gatherers, so hominids didn’t need kettlebells to carve out their abs. Nor did the Ancient Greeks—they acquired their biceps in the military centuries before the…

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Peloton Stops Pedaling in Multi-housing Market!

What more can I say about Peloton? It is “the Netflix of fitness” according to one market analyst. Peloton Spin Machines are “the best cardio machines in the world,” according to Men’s Health. For years Peloton’s business thrived from supplying fitness equipment to community workout rooms. Apartment communities would offer Peloton bikes at a fair…

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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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