Military en 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Military Tue, 05 Jul 2016 21:11:00 +0000 56071 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 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 <p>Life Time Athletic at Sky opened this week in New York City. (Photo by <strong><a href="" target="_blank">Life Time Fitness on Instagram</a></strong>.)</p> U.S. Army Lifts Restrictions on Headphones for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Military Fri, 13 May 2016 15:27:00 +0000 54091 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Military Thu, 31 Dec 2015 15:07:00 +0000 47121 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Military Mon, 28 Dec 2015 23:12:00 +0000 47021 at <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> Battle Brewing in Baltimore Over Fitness, Recreation Center Improvements <div class="node-body article-body">There are 11 fitness and wellness centers targeted for facility upgrades or new construction projects, according to the mayor's plan.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Military Mon, 17 Aug 2015 22:18:00 +0000 43561 at <p>Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced a new plan to improve the city&#39;s recreation centers and pools in July.&nbsp;&nbsp;(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images.)</p> Report: Nearly One Third of Young Adults Are Too Obese to Join Military <div class="node-body article-body">The report from Mission: Readiness includes state-by-state data from the Department of Defense showing the increasingly high proportion of young adults who are ineligible to join the military.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Military Fri, 17 Jul 2015 20:34:00 +0000 42661 at <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Obesity in the military and their families is costing the defense budget more than&nbsp;$1.5 billion in health care spending and recruiting replacements for those who are too unfit to serve, the report said. (Photo by Thinkstock.)</span></p> Take a Peek at What the $28 Million Montrose, Colorado, Community Rec Center Will Look Like <div class="node-body gallery-body">Take a look at the artist renderings of the Montrose, Colorado, Community Recreation Center set to open in fall 2016.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Military Mon, 04 May 2015 22:07:00 +0000 40131 at $28 Million Rec Center 'Decades' in the Making Coming to Montrose, Colorado <div class="field-byline"> Eric Stromgren, content producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new center will help bridge an infrastructure gap in the western Colorado city.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Military Mon, 04 May 2015 21:45:00 +0000 40121 at <p>Artist rendering of the gym area at the Montrose Community Recreation Center. (Photo courtesy of Montrose Recreation District Executive Director Ken Sherbenou.)</p> Two Navy SEALs Die in Swimming Pool Incident at Training Center <div class="field-byline"> Amy Fischbach, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Two Navy SEALs were found unresponsive at the bottom of a swimming pool after a physical fitness training session last week. The former Marines were taken to civilian medical facilities, where they later died.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Military Tue, 28 Apr 2015 16:53:00 +0000 39871 at