Military http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7470/more en Army Emphasizes Strength, Aerobics in New Physical Assessment Test http://clubindustry.com/military/army-emphasizes-strength-aerobics-new-physical-assessment-test <div class="node-body article-body">The Occupational Physical Assessment Test (OPAT) will place a greater emphasis on U.S. Army applicants' physical strength and aerobic ability through a series of monitored exercises. The test also encourages physical fitness prior to the recruitment and training processes, an Army spokesperson said.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/army-emphasizes-strength-aerobics-new-physical-assessment-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/army-emphasizes-strength-aerobics-new-physical-assessment-test#comments Military Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:07:00 +0000 60781 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Recruits may request to retake the&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="OPAT">Occupational Physical Assessment Test (OPAT)</span>&nbsp;if they fail.&nbsp;Multiple&nbsp;unsuccessful attempts may result in a military occupational specialty (MOS)&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="renegotiation">renegotiation</span>&nbsp;and a subsequent difficulty downgrade in the test. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Mother of Deceased Medical Student Sues Des Plaines Park District for Wrongful Death http://clubindustry.com/military/mother-deceased-medical-student-sues-des-plaines-park-district-wrongful-death <div class="node-body article-body">Anisoara Frunza is seeking a trial by jury and $50,000 for medical and burial expenses against the Des Plaines Park District after her daughter collapsed and later died in 2015 while working out at the Prairie Lakes Community Center.. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/mother-deceased-medical-student-sues-des-plaines-park-district-wrongful-death" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/mother-deceased-medical-student-sues-des-plaines-park-district-wrongful-death#comments Military Wed, 11 Jan 2017 02:06:00 +0000 60591 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The lawsuit alleges an automated external defibrillator (AED) was available at the time of Alexandra Frunza&#39;s collapse but never used. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Financial Irregularities Uncovered at LeRoy Replex http://clubindustry.com/military/financial-irregularities-uncovered-leroy-replex <div class="node-body article-body">An independent firm will conduct a forensic audit of the LeRoy Replex’s financials after LeRoy Park District Board members said they believe a “significant amount of funds” may have been embezzled from the park district.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/financial-irregularities-uncovered-leroy-replex" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/financial-irregularities-uncovered-leroy-replex#comments Military Tue, 13 Dec 2016 23:38:00 +0000 59941 at http://clubindustry.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8px;">An investigation by the&nbsp;McLean County Sheriff&#39;s Department&nbsp;will &ldquo;determine whether more than one individual may have been involved.&quot;&nbsp;</span>(Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> PHIT America: U.S. National Security at Risk Due to Potential Unfit Recruits http://clubindustry.com/military/phit-america-us-national-security-risk-due-potential-unfit-recruits <div class="node-body article-body">The fact that at least 70 percent of 17-24 year olds in 45 states are not fit to serve in the military, partly due to being out of shape, could cause a potential problem for any plans by President-elect Donald Trump to expand the U.S. military, according to PHIT America. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/phit-america-us-national-security-risk-due-potential-unfit-recruits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/phit-america-us-national-security-risk-due-potential-unfit-recruits#comments Military Wed, 07 Dec 2016 02:23:00 +0000 59831 at http://clubindustry.com <p>PHIT America puts part of the blame for the high obesity rate among U.S. teens on the lack of physical education in schools. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> New Indianapolis YMCA to Offer Dedicated Veteran Services http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/new-indianapolis-ymca-offer-dedicated-veteran-services <div class="node-body article-body">The planned Pike OrthoIndy Foundation YMCA will dedicate a 5,000-square-foot space to specialty veteran services, such as physical therapy and job placement classes.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/new-indianapolis-ymca-offer-dedicated-veteran-services" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/nonprofits/new-indianapolis-ymca-offer-dedicated-veteran-services#comments Medical Military Nonprofits Tue, 22 Nov 2016 22:08:00 +0000 59531 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The area surrounding the planned YMCA facility is home to about 120,000 veterans, according to the Indy Star.</p> Marines Change Fitness Tests, Body Composition Program http://clubindustry.com/military/marines-change-fitness-tests-body-composition-program <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Marine Corps is making some of the biggest changes to its physical fitness test in 44 years, including adjusting scoring tables and allowing for distinction between Marines of different fitness levels and age groups. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/marines-change-fitness-tests-body-composition-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/marines-change-fitness-tests-body-composition-program#comments Military Tue, 05 Jul 2016 21:11:00 +0000 56071 at http://clubindustry.com <p>These Marine recruits at Parris Island, South Carolina, who just completed a physical fitness test will see changes to the test starting in January 2017. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)</p> Property Briefs: Life Time Athletic Opens in NYC, Equinox Plans Spot By Katz's Deli, 'American Ninja Warrior'-Style Gym Opens http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-life-time-athletic-opens-nyc-equinox-plans-spot-katzs-deli-american-ninja-wa <div class="node-body article-body">A look at recent notable openings, real estate transactions and renovations in the health club industry.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-life-time-athletic-opens-nyc-equinox-plans-spot-katzs-deli-american-ninja-wa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/profits/property-briefs-life-time-athletic-opens-nyc-equinox-plans-spot-katzs-deli-american-ninja-wa#comments 24 hour fitness anytime fitness For-profits Wellness Military Nonprofits equinox la fitness lifetime fitness planet fitness Fri, 03 Jun 2016 16:13:00 +0000 54711 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Life Time Athletic at Sky opened this week in New York City. (Photo by <strong><a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BGHU5sZge8a/?taken-by=lifetimefitness" target="_blank">Life Time Fitness on Instagram</a></strong>.)</p> U.S. Army Lifts Restrictions on Headphones for Gym Use http://clubindustry.com/military/us-army-lifts-restrictions-headphones-gym-use <div class="node-body article-body">In May, the U.S. Army authorized the use of headphones while working out in a gym while in uniform, something that was prohibited previously. </div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/us-army-lifts-restrictions-headphones-gym-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/us-army-lifts-restrictions-headphones-gym-use#comments Military Fri, 13 May 2016 15:27:00 +0000 54091 at http://clubindustry.com <p>The authorization to wear headphones&nbsp;while working out&nbsp;applies to the Active Army, Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States and the U.S. Army Reserve. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Washington, DC, to Waive Fees at City Rec Centers in 2016 http://clubindustry.com/military/washington-dc-waive-fees-city-rec-centers-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Washington, DC, citizens will be able to join 22 city rec centers for free in 2016, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser announced Wednesday.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/washington-dc-waive-fees-city-rec-centers-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/washington-dc-waive-fees-city-rec-centers-2016#comments News Military Thu, 31 Dec 2015 15:07:00 +0000 47121 at http://clubindustry.com <p>In 2015, Washington, DC,&nbsp;residents paid $125 annually for access to city rec centers or $5 for a daily pass. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</p> Senior Faces Charges for Sexual Assault of Boy at Virginia Rec Center http://clubindustry.com/military/senior-faces-charges-sexual-assault-boy-virginia-rec-center <div class="node-body article-body">Moussa El-Haddad is charged with three counts of aggravated sexual battery and one count of indecent liberties.</div> <p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/senior-faces-charges-sexual-assault-boy-virginia-rec-center" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/senior-faces-charges-sexual-assault-boy-virginia-rec-center#comments News Military Mon, 28 Dec 2015 23:12:00 +0000 47021 at http://clubindustry.com <p>An employee at the Oak Marr RECenter&nbsp;notified police of suspicious behavior in the men&#39;s locker room area,&nbsp;according to&nbsp;Fairfax County Police.<strong> </strong>(Photo by Thinkstock.)</p>