Kelsey Cipolla, Associate Editor

Cipolla, Associate Editor
CrossFit class at Lombardi Recreation Center at University of Nevada, Reno
High-Intensity Interval Training Offers Revenue and Retention Payoff for Health Clubs 
Although the philosophy behind HIIT has been around for decades, fitness facilities can capitalize on its recent popularity by offering high-intensity interval group fitness programs, which can increase revenue and improve retention.
Weight-loss Programs Incorporate Online, Mobile Tools to Help Clients Meet Their Goals 
For fitness facilities offering weight-loss programs, providing tracking tools can be key to helping members get the results they want, and mobile or online tracking tools can have even bigger benefits for clubs and clients.
Pennsylvania Priest Arrested after Allegedly Groping Man in YMCA Locker Room 
Police in Lansdale, PA, have arrested a local priest accused of groping a man in the North Penn YMCA locker room.
Florida YMCA Works to Rebuild, Expand after Fire 
Four months after a fire caused significant damage at the Greater Naples (FL) YMCA, staff is welcoming members back and raising money to build a new healthy living center.
Air Force Opens $23.5 Million Fitness Center
The Spangdahlem Air Base in Germany is home to the U.S. Air Force's newest fitness center.
Young Teens Fail to Meet U.S. Fitness Guidelines 
Most young teens are not getting the recommended amount of daily physical activity, according to new data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
New York YMCA Building New Branch in the Bronx 
The YMCA of Greater New York has announced plans to build a new facility in the Bronx as part of a public-private community development project.
Marine Corps Postpones Fitness Test Pull-up Requirement for Women 
The Marine Corps has postponed changing its physical fitness test to include a pull-up requirement for female Marines after research showed fewer than half of female recruits could meet the new standard.
Coney Island YMCA Delayed by Hurricane Sandy Celebrates Grand Opening 
The YMCA of Greater New York has opened a new branch in Coney Island, Brooklyn, NY, designed to revitalize the community damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
Hawaii Named Healthiest State in National Ranking 
Hawaii is the country's healthiest state, according to a new report that shows physical activity is increasing and obesity rates are staying steady.
University Recreation Centers Honored as 'Most Impressive'
Take a look at the university recreation centers featured on a recent list of the country's top 20 most impressive college gyms and recreation centers.
University of Arizona's Recreation Center Named 'Most Impressive' in the Country
The University of Arizona is home to the best college recreation center in the country, according to one website.
Long-Term Study Identifies Exercise as Most Important Factor in Preventing Dementia 
Exercise and other healthy behaviors significantly reduce the risk of dementia, according to a new study conducted over the course of 35 years.
Army Program, Soldiers Work to Keep Kids Healthy 
U.S. Army soldiers from Fort Carson, CO, led Army physical readiness training sessions for local elementary school students last month as part of a program designed to keep kids in military communities healthy.
New Pittsburgh YMCA Branch Approved Despite Protests Over Tax-Exempt Status 
The YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh received approval to open a new branch last month despite objections from local fitness clubs about the Y's tax-exempt status.
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