Military http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7470/more en 24 Hour Fitness Leads Club Industry's Stories of 2014 http://clubindustry.com/news/24-hour-fitness-leads-club-industrys-stories-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">The top stories in the fitness industry involve mergers and acquisitions, club closings, bankruptcies, lawsuits, the growth of wearables and club violence. Six of the top stories involved 24 Hour Fitness while others involved LA Fitness, Town Sports International, Gold's Gym, Equinox, Planet Fitness and more.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/news/24-hour-fitness-leads-club-industrys-stories-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/news/24-hour-fitness-leads-club-industrys-stories-2014#comments For-profits News Manufacturers Military Nonprofits Universities Sat, 27 Dec 2014 18:09:00 +0000 35461 at http://clubindustry.com Dikembe Mutombo Speaks at Air Force Fitness Center Grand Opening http://clubindustry.com/military/dikembe-mutombo-speaks-air-force-fitness-center-grand-opening <div class="node-body article-body">Former NBA All-Star Dikembe Mutombo was on hand for the grand opening of the new fitness center at Dobbins Air Reserve Base, Marietta, GA. The ceremony took place last Tuesday.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/dikembe-mutombo-speaks-air-force-fitness-center-grand-opening" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/dikembe-mutombo-speaks-air-force-fitness-center-grand-opening#comments Military Freemium Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:21:00 +0000 34441 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Dikembe Mutombo speaks to members of Team Dobbins on Nov. 18 at the grand opening of the renovated fitness center at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, GA. <em>U.S. Air Force photo by Don Peek.</em></p> Report Cites Rise in Obesity in Service Members http://clubindustry.com/military/report-cites-rise-obesity-service-members <div class="node-body article-body">The number of obese active-duty service members has increased by 61 percent since 2002, according to a recent report from Mission: Readiness.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/report-cites-rise-obesity-service-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/report-cites-rise-obesity-service-members#comments Military Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:35:00 +0000 33201 at http://clubindustry.com Professor Receives Grant for HIIT Study with Army http://clubindustry.com/military/professor-receives-grant-hiit-study-army <div class="node-body article-body">An assistant professor of kinesiology has been awarded a grant of more than $2.52 million for a study to test the effects of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) compared to usual Army physical readiness training among active duty military personnel.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/professor-receives-grant-hiit-study-army" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/professor-receives-grant-hiit-study-army#comments Military Universities Freemium Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:48:00 +0000 32381 at http://clubindustry.com Gold's Gym Mourns Soldier Killed in Afghanistan http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/golds-gym-mourns-soldier-killed-afghanistan <div class="node-body article-body">A Gold's Gym in Westborough, MA, is mourning the loss of a soldier who was killed last week in Afghanistan. Spc. Brian Arsenault, 28, not only was a member but had worked for the club for two years under previous ownership. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/golds-gym-mourns-soldier-killed-afghanistan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/golds-gym/golds-gym-mourns-soldier-killed-afghanistan#comments Military Gold's Gym Tue, 09 Sep 2014 16:33:00 +0000 32271 at http://clubindustry.com Texas A&M, Army, Navy Top Fittest Colleges List http://clubindustry.com/universities/texas-am-army-navy-top-fittest-colleges-list <div class="node-body article-body">The top four fittest colleges in the nation either have a tie to the military or are military based, according to a recent survey.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/universities/texas-am-army-navy-top-fittest-colleges-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/universities/texas-am-army-navy-top-fittest-colleges-list#comments Military Universities Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:07:00 +0000 31831 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Texas A&amp;M University was recently named the fittest college in America by The Active Times. <em>Photo courtesy of Texas A&amp;M University.</em></p> Army Unveils New Physical Fitness Uniforms http://clubindustry.com/military/army-unveils-new-physical-fitness-uniforms <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Army has unveiled new physical fitness uniforms, which will become available beginning in October.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/army-unveils-new-physical-fitness-uniforms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/army-unveils-new-physical-fitness-uniforms#comments Military Freemium Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:13:00 +0000 31651 at http://clubindustry.com <p>Soldiers at Fort Wainwright, AK, do physical training while testing new fleece caps and uniforms. <em>Photo courtesy of the U.S. Army.</em></p> Air Force Reservist Dies after Fitness Test http://clubindustry.com/military/air-force-reservist-dies-after-fitness-test <div class="node-body article-body">A reservist with the U.S. Air Force collapsed Saturday as he was about to complete a fitness test and was pronounced dead later that day.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/air-force-reservist-dies-after-fitness-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/air-force-reservist-dies-after-fitness-test#comments Military Freemium Tue, 15 Jul 2014 19:08:00 +0000 30641 at http://clubindustry.com Air Force Introduces New Fitness Program http://clubindustry.com/military/air-force-introduces-new-fitness-program <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Air Force has introduced the Air Force Team Cohesion Challenge pilot program at 18 installations. The challenge involves a base-wide 5K run and a rucksack challenge. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/air-force-introduces-new-fitness-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/air-force-introduces-new-fitness-program#comments Military Freemium Thu, 19 Jun 2014 21:54:00 +0000 29981 at http://clubindustry.com YMCA Memberships for Military Families Extended http://clubindustry.com/military/ymca-memberships-military-families-extended <div class="node-body article-body">The Department of Defense announced last week it is extending Armed Services YMCA memberships for military families through next March.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/ymca-memberships-military-families-extended" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/ymca-memberships-military-families-extended#comments Military Nonprofits Freemium Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:58:00 +0000 29511 at http://clubindustry.com