Iona College's Hynes Athletic Center chose 15,000 square feet of two of Taraflex Sports Flooring's newest surfaces for its gym, aerobics studio and Core Studio.

Personal Training Institute, which offers one-on-one personal fitness and nutrition programs for adults and children, has expanded into New York City and plans to open 17 locations in the area.

The YMCA is planning to build a new fitness facility in Des Moines, IA. The plans include a $7 million, 50,000-square-foot building with a pool, gym and a fitness center. The new Y is scheduled to open in about two years.

KidsHealthClub.com, a Homewood, IL-based children's circuit training facility, organized the Fitness Is Fun Fair, which featured interactive video games, health screenings, contests and nutritional information.

Octane Fitness was named the top selling brand of elliptical cross trainers by specialty fitness retailers in the fourth annual Specialty News Fitness Retailer Survey.

efi Sports Medicine provided the United States Army 2nd Platoon, 792nd Chemical Company a Total Gym for use by the platoon's 37 soldiers. The platoon is located in a remote area without regular access to a gym. Since 2002, efi has donated more than 150 of its Total Gym machines to troops stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

efi Sports Medicine provided the United States Army 2nd Platoon, 792nd Chemical Company a Total Gym for use by the platoon's 37 soldiers. The platoon is located in a remote area of the Middle East without regular access to a gym. Since 2002, efi has donated more than 150 of its Total Gym machines to troops stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan.