Kelsey Cipolla, Associate Editor

Cipolla, Associate Editor
Fitness Facilities Expand Weight-Loss Offerings to Meet Demands, Improve Results and Increase Revenue 
Health club operators and fitness professionals are beefing up their weight-loss programs to help members slim down and stay healthy, often increasing their revenues in the process.
Children's Cardiovascular Fitness Has Declined Worldwide, Research Says
Kids today cannot run as fast or as far as their parents did, which may indicate their health will worsen as adults, according to new research.
Body Training Systems Announces New Name, Partnership with Xbox Fitness 
Body Training Systems, Marietta, GA, has changed its name to MOSSA and partnered with Xbox Fitness to provide home workouts to Xbox One users.
Stanford University Opens Second Campus Recreation Center 
Stanford University recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center (AOERC), the second 75,000-square-foot recreation facility on the university's campus.
YMCA in Georgia Loses Child Care License 
The West Chatham YMCA, Pooler, GA, has lost its child care license after failing to correct multiple violations that jeopardize the health and safety of children at the facility.
ACSM's Top Fitness Trends for 2014
High-Intensity Interval Training tops the American College of Sports Medicine's list of fitness trends for 2014.
Carol M. White, Physical Education Advocate, Dies at 66 
Carol M. White, the namesake of the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP), died on Oct. 21 after a long battle with brain cancer.
Beefing Up: University Rec Centers Expand 
University recreation centers are going to great lengths to deliver an experience that meets students’ wants and needs and helps attract prospective students, many of whom factor a university’s recreation center and offerings into their college choice.
University Recreation Centers Offer More Space, New Features
Universities continue to invest millions into campus recreation construction and expansion projects. Take a look inside some recreation facilities around the country, which feature innovations designed to help attract new students and keep current students engaged.
Santa Monica Approves Outdoor Fitness Regulations, Angers Trainers 
Starting next year, Santa Monica, CA, fitness professionals who want to hold training sessions or group fitness classes at city parks will face fees and regulations.
Largest Marine Corps Fitness Center Opens at Camp Lejeune 
Despite the government shutdown, the largest fitness facility in the Marine Corps opened earlier this month at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, NC.
YMCA in Pennsylvania May Lose Child Care License Following Child Abuse Allegations 
The York (PA) YMCA may lose its child care license after allegations of child abuse were investigated and verified by the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare.
Gold's Gym in Iowa Converts to YMCA  1
A Gold's Gym in Davenport, IA, is closing, but it will remain a fitness center as part of an agreement with the Scott County (IA) Family YMCA.
San Jose Named Fittest City for Baby Boomers 
San Jose, CA, is home to the fittest baby boomers in the United States, according to a list released Tuesday by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and The Huffington Post.
Clubs Go Above and Beyond 
The fitness industry’s generosity in helping others comes through in charitable efforts that many fitness facilities undertake throughout the year. But some facilities go above and beyond not just the normal fitness and wellness offerings at health clubs but also the normal community outreach efforts.
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