April 4 2008
IDEA Health & Fitness Association announces the program for the 26th annual IDEA World Fitness Convention, with a slate of more than 250 sessions, including 129 sessions debuting this year. The event features... View More
April 4 2008
For the first time in history, individuals affected by obesity will gather to bring national attention to the obesity epidemic in the heart of the United States government in Washington, DC. On June 17,... View More
April 4 2008
Training principles are ideal for beginning and intermediate weightlifters. But according to fitness expert Joe Wuebben, experienced lifters require aggressive training to continue to see increases in... View More
March 26 2008
The NSCA Certification Commission is excited to announce that a new edition of the most-preferred exam preparation textbook for the Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) exam will be available... View More
March 14 2008
The Medical Fitness Association and AARP have joined forces to challenge older adults to walk for health for 10 weeks leading up to the MFA-sponsored Medical Fitness Week, April 21-27, 2008. AARP research... View More
March 12 2008
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) today announced that more than 12,000 fitness industry professionals from 70 nations gathered to celebrate the associations 27th Annual... View More
March 5 2008
Polar, the leader in heart rate monitoring and fitness assessment technology, today announced a partnership with the National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) to create an enhanced personal... View More
Feb. 20 2008
This May, as health clubs across the country open their doors for free and become the Gateway to Healthy Living during the fifth annual Get Active America! month, the US Department of Health and Human... View More
Feb. 20 2008
The Medical Fitness Association (MFA) is sponsoring the Fourth Annual Medical Fitness Week from April 21-27. The goal of this MFA initiative is to promote an increase in physical activity levels in all... View More
Feb. 8 2008
It is no mystery that the childhood obesity epidemic is a growing concern throughout the world. Although many school physical education programs are doing an excellent job at teaching children lifetime... View More
Feb. 8 2008
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) today announced the 4th Annual IHRSA Technology Summit. The Summit will be held March 7 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM during the 27th... View More
Feb. 1 2008
Fitness gurus will tell you the best workout supplement you can put into your body is H20 (water). For this reason it's no wonder soft drink companies have made a fortune bottling this substance we get... View More
Jan. 28 2008
This May, health clubs across the country will become the Gateway to Healthy Living for tens of thousands of Americans seeking to transform their lives and take better care of themselves. As part... View More
Jan. 28 2008
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and Aon's Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. have joined forces to enhance and expand insurance program offerings for IHRSA club members.... View More
Jan. 23 2008
The National Strength and Conditioning Association Certification Commission (NSCACC) has updated its training manual and developed an accompanying two-DVD set demonstrating techniques for lower-, upper-... View More
Jan. 21 2008
The Whidbey Island Marathon in Oak Harbor, Washington, may still be months away, but Navy Fitness professionals at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island (NASWI) are getting active duty, dependents and retirees... View More
Jan. 21 2008
The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports is launching the first-ever National President's Challenge in March. The six-week fitness challenge will encourage all Americans to be active 30 minutes... View More
Jan. 21 2008
The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently created the Industry Advisory Panel (IAP), bringing together experts from academia, fitness, wellness and recreation to help provide direction to ACE. ... View More
Jan. 18 2008
Another door has opened in Star Tracs continuing pursuit to encourage people of all levels of health and activity to develop and maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. The companys Expect Different... View More
Jan. 14 2008
Star Trac, the fastest-growing company in commercial fitness, is partnering with New York Sports Clubs and Snapple to fight the teen obesity epidemic with a 24-hour Spin-a-Thon, called Saints & Spinners,... View More