Life Time Fitness, Chanhassen, MN, plans to open its first club in Massachusetts this summer in the Boston suburb of Westwood, company officials announced. The facility will be part of the new University Station development, a mixed-used development of retail, office and hotel space that also will include 350 luxury apartment homes in the first phase of development.
Some activity trackers fail to accurately measure complex movements as well as they do steps taken, and they often do not accurately measure calories burned, according to a study commissioned by the American Council on Exercise (ACE), San Diego.
The top nutrition trends in 2015 may sound a little "nutty" to some. 2014 superfoods kale and coconut will continue to be popular in 2015, but the top superfoods in 2015 will be seeds and nuts, according to the annual "What's Trending in Nutrition" survey.
Marketing expert Gerry O'Brion shares what he has learned from working with large brands such as Procter & Gamble, Red Robin and Coors, and how health club operators can apply some of this knowledge to their own brands, regardless of their budget.
Bahram Akradi, CEO of Life Time Fitness, has been named Person of the Year for 2014 by Tennis Industry magazine as part of its 14th annual Champions of Tennis Awards. The magazine also named winners in 20 other categories.