Mikel Izquierdo, Ph.D., explains the importance of physical activity in public health policy, especially during the pandemic.
It is through the support of the health and fitness industry community and research that relief efforts continue.
Dr. James Annesi shares his research on exercise habits, healthy eating, and how it affects weight management.
“Achieving the goal of being recognized as part of the healthcare continuum and reaching the inactive population may be bolstered by shifting our perspectives on health, fitness, wellness, and well-being,” writes interim President and CEO Brent Darden.
A glimpse behind the curtain at ABC Solutions, BeaverFit, HydroMassage, Life Fitness, SportsArt, and Technogym, and how they get the job done servicing the global health club industry.
There are “some emerging global themes that have risen to prominence and should be given significant attention by our industry,” writes interim President and CEO Brent Darden.
Medical and health experts nationwide agree that health clubs and gyms are crucial to overall health and safe to visit amid a pandemic when proper safety guidelines are in place.
“Each quality interaction increases the likelihood of usage, return, and retention—especially early on,” advises Sheldon McBee, personal training director at Universal Fitness in Lancaster, PA.
This month, three industry suppliers—Glory Star, Les Mills, and Precor—give insights into what they’re working on and highlight new innovations.
The World Health Organization’s revamped standards can help guide fitness facilities and health clubs that play a key role in promoting physical activity, providing a safe space with knowledgeable staff, and supportive programming.