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Friday, September 18th, 2020

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Life Fitness Introduces Axiom Series: A New, Comprehensive Line of Strength Equipment
Posted: September 8, 2020 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL - Life Fitness has unveiled Axiom Series, a comprehensive and versatile line of strength equipment featuring 10 single-exercise and eight dual-exercise selectorized machines, a dual adjustable pulley and 12 benches and racks. Now available globally, Axiom Series delivers simple and reliable biomechanics with an inviting, eye-catching design ideal for many fitness facilities, from health clubs to multi-unit housing, hospitality and more. Read More...

Matrix Fitness Announces Partnership with Strength and Conditioning Mogul Boyd Epley
Posted: September 8, 2020 in Suppliers

Matrix: Strong, Smart, BeautifulCOTTAGE GROVE, WI - Matrix Fitness has announced a new partnership with Boyd Epley, the trailblazer for modern strength and conditioning and recently retired Assistant Athletic Director for Strength and Conditioning at the University of Nebraska. Epley also founded the National Strength and Conditioning Association, which has certified over 60,000 strength coaches. Read More...

Myzone Integrated into Qualification to Create Fitness Professionals
Posted: September 8, 2020 in Suppliers

MYZONEU.K. - Myzone is being integrated into fitness qualifications to develop a new breed of industry-ready professionals in the first partnership of its kind in the U.K. The wearable technology leader has partnered with innovative new training provider Vector Training, which aims to transform the sports and fitness education sector. Read More...

USTA Announces Partnership With ThanksUSA
Posted: September 7, 2020 in Suppliers

USTAWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The USTA has announced a partnership with ThanksUSA, a national charity that supports military families through education. The partnership was announced on US Open "Lt. Joe Hunt Military Appreciation Day." The purpose of the partnership program is to provide the opportunity for disabled veterans and service members to achieve therapeutic benefits and improve their overall health and wellbeing through adaptive tennis participation. Read More...

ClubIntel Announces Launch of Follow-up Study to March 2020 Study and Report Entitled: The Fitness Industry’s Response to COVID-19
Posted: September 1, 2020 in Suppliers

ClubIntelDALLAS, TX - ClubIntel, a global leader in conducting market research related to the health/fitness industry, has announced that it is launching a follow-up study to explore where the fitness industry stands nearly six months to the day after clubs and studios were initially closed due to government mandated closures. Some of the topics the study will generate clarity on include... Read More...

USTA to Make Major Changes to Membership Model
Posted: August 28, 2020 in Suppliers

USTAORLANDO, FL and WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - USTA CEO Mike Dowse sent out a letter on Friday, August 28, to the USTA Family, explaining key changes to USTA membership. Here’s the full letter from Dowse... Read More...

New Recommendations Steer Doctors Away From Opioids to Treat Pain in Adolescent Athletes
Posted: August 27, 2020 in Suppliers

American College of Sports MedicineINDIANAPOLIS, IN - Athletes at all levels and ages commonly experience pain during practice and in competition. Identifying and appropriately managing acute and chronic pain is fundamental for short- and long-term health. This is especially true for adolescent athletes in whom inadequate or inappropriate pain management can lead to a lifetime of consequences including an increased risk of opioid misuse. A team physician consensus statement just released by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and five other professional sports medicine organizations shares guidelines to identify and manage pain in athletes ages 10 to 18. It urges team physicians and pediatricians to use non-pharmacologic treatments before prescribing opioids. Read More...

Ecore Will Continue Offering Free Virtual CEUs Through the End of 2020
Posted: August 27, 2020 in Suppliers

ecoreLANCASTER, PA - Ecore, a manufacturer of safe, ergonomic and acoustic performance surfaces for commercial and athletic markets, will continue to offer a free acoustic and performance Continuing Education Course (CEU), both certified through the Interior Design Continuing Education Council, from September through November 2020. Read More...

NSCA Announces 2020 Tactical Strength and Conditioning Practitioner of the Year Award Winner
Posted: August 25, 2020 in Suppliers

NSCACOLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is proud to announce that Brent Alvar, PhD, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F, FNSCA, has been selected as the NSCA’s Tactical Strength and Conditioning Practitioner for 2020. Dr. Alvar becomes the fifth recipient of the award, which began recognizing outstanding practitioners in 2016. Award winners are selected by the NSCA’s Awards Taskforce, a committee filled by volunteers. The Taskforce determines the winner based on their contributions to the NSCA, their community, and the teaching and practical application in the field of tactical strength training and conditioning. Read More...

Motionsoft Joins Daxko to Expand the Most Extensive Tech-Based Community in Health and Wellness
Posted: August 21, 2020 in Suppliers

DaxkoBIRMINGHAM, AL - Daxko has announced that it acquired Motionsoft, a thought leader in member management software that powers some of the largest brands in the club industry. With a full continuum of solutions and services for an ever-changing business environment, Daxko offers member-based business software, CRM, digital marketing, payment processing, full service billing, community engagement solutions, workout tracking and a trusted integration platform, to the entire health, wellness and fitness industry. Read More...

JLR Associates Announces Expansion of Services to Include Recruitment for Both Personal Trainers and Group Exercise Trainers
Posted: August 19, 2020 in Suppliers

JLR AssociatesDEDHAM, MA - JLR Associates announces the expansion of their services to now include recruitment for both Personal Trainers and Group Exercise Trainers. Over the years, JLR Associates had many requests to fill these types of positions, and the company is pleased to now provide this service to the fitness industry. Heading up this new department and service will be Lisa Joffe, an industry professional with years of operational and staff recruitment experience. Lisa understands the importance of hiring the right person the first time, and her objective will be to help club owners find the perfect fitness staff. Read More...

USTA Foundation to Award $310,000 in College Scholarships
Posted: August 19, 2020 in Suppliers

USTAWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The USTA Foundation, the national charitable arm of the United States Tennis Association (USTA), announced that it has granted 32 high school students a variety of college scholarships totaling $310,000. Each year, the USTA Foundation awards scholarships to deserving youth who have participated in USTA and other organized youth tennis programs such as the National Junior Tennis and Learning (NJTL) network, have demonstrated high academic achievement and require financial assistance for college matriculation. This year, for the first time, all 32 scholarship recipients are from NJTL programs across the country. Read More...

ABC Financial Adds Hands-free Access Control Systems for Gyms
Posted: August 18, 2020 in Suppliers

ABC FinancialLITTLE ROCK, AR - Adding more safeguards for fitness club operators and members, ABC Financial, a leading provider of technology and related services for the fitness industry, announced it has entered into an exclusive partnership with Openpath, a major mobile access control provider. Together, the two industry pacesetters will launch “ABC Door Access by Openpath,” a mobile-friendly, hands-free, door-access solution rooted in cloud-based technology. Read More...

Life Fitness Promotes John Kazik, Head of Brunswick Billiards, to Lead Consumer Sales in the Americas
Posted: August 17, 2020 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL - In its continued effort to deliver world class exercise experiences to fitness professionals and exercisers worldwide, Life Fitness has promoted John Kazik to the role of Vice President, Americas Consumer Sales and Billiards. Kazik will be responsible for enhancing the company’s approach to delivering premium fitness and leisure products and driving continued growth across all consumer channel sales. Read More...

ACSM Publishes Call to Action Addressing COVID-19 and Return to Sports and Physical Activity
Posted: August 7, 2020 in Suppliers

American College of Sports MedicineINDIANAPOLIS, IN - The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has published a call to action statement addressing COVID-19 and safely returning to sports and exercise. Authored by ACSM subject matter experts, the statement highlights the current science around COVID-19 and provides 12 action steps to consider. “COVID-19: Considerations for Sports and Physical Activity” is ACSM’s first call to action statement and published in the August issue of ACSM’s Current Sports Medicine Reports. Read More...

Virtually Anywhere: The New Role of Digital Fitness
Posted: August 3, 2020 in Suppliers

Fitness On DemandCHANHASSEN, MN - We could be forgiven for thinking the major upheaval seen all across the club and fitness landscape is mostly over. Gyms were closed due to COVID-19 precautions, and now, in many areas, they’re open with a return to some form of normal underway. The truth is very different, and we’re actually experiencing a sea-change evolution in how clubs will operate and members will engage with fitness. Read More...

MYZONE Restructures Senior Leadership Team to Support Customers as They Emerge from Lockdown
Posted: July 30, 2020 in Suppliers

MYZONEU.K. - MYZONE announces plans to restructure its senior leadership team to support incredible growth across the globe. As many governments are increasingly emphasizing the importance of physical activity, and the demand continues to grow for motivating wearable fitness technology, this restructure will help to maintain the company's position as an industry leader, whilst also supporting existing and new customers during these challenging times. Read More...

Gym Floor Cleaning & Maintenance Resource Page Now Available from Ecore
Posted: July 29, 2020 in Suppliers

ecoreLANCASTER, PA - Ecore, a manufacturer of safety, ergonomic and acoustic performance surfaces, announces that it has created a dedicated landing page that addresses gyms’ cleaning and maintenance needs as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. This cleaning resources page can be accessed via the banner at the top of each Ecore website... Read More...

Technogym Introduces the New Technogym Live Platform
Posted: July 28, 2020 in Suppliers

Technogym: The Wellness CompanyCESENA, ITALY - TECHNOGYM, a world leading brand in fitness equipment and digital technologies, has announced the launch of Technogym Live, a completely new on-demand content platform offering people an engaging and personalized training experience. Users will be able to enjoy live and on-demand training videos on Technogym's equipment consoles and on the new Mywellness app. Read More...

SilverSneakers Calls for 2020 Swanson Inspiration Award Nominations
Posted: July 27, 2020 in Suppliers

SilverSneakersCHANDLER, AZ - SilverSneakers, the nation's leading community fitness program for older Americans by Tivity Health (Nasdaq: TVTY), is currently accepting nominations for the 16th annual SilverSneakers Swanson Inspiration Award. This prestigious national award honors SilverSneakers members who have improved their lives through a healthy lifestyle that incorporates fitness and social interaction, while helping others navigate their own fitness journeys. Read More...

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