Military http://clubindustry.com/taxonomy/term/7470/more en DoD Extends Armed Services YMCA Contract http://clubindustry.com/military/dod-extends-armed-services-ymca-contract <div class="field-byline"> James Dukart, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Department of Defense has announced a one-year extension to its Armed Services Young Men's Christian Association Military Outreach Initiative, according to DoD officials. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/military/dod-extends-armed-services-ymca-contract" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/dod-extends-armed-services-ymca-contract#comments Military Nonprofits Mon, 16 Mar 2015 19:17:00 +0000 38381 at http://clubindustry.com Navy Extends Fitness Center Hours in Pilot Program http://clubindustry.com/military/navy-extends-fitness-center-hours-pilot-program <div class="field-byline"> James Dukart, contributing news writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Navy Installations Command will test extended fitness center and child care hours at three U.S. naval bases as part of a pilot program to provide greater services to sailors. </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/navy-extends-fitness-center-hours-pilot-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/military/navy-extends-fitness-center-hours-pilot-program#comments Military Mon, 16 Mar 2015 19:08:00 +0000 38371 at http://clubindustry.com Anytime Fitness Helps Military Veterans Open Their Own Gyms http://clubindustry.com/anytime-fitness/anytime-fitness-helps-military-veterans-open-their-own-gyms <div class="node-body article-body">Company has teamed with Tee It Up for the Troops, a non-profit, to provide start-up funding for prospective club owners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://clubindustry.com/anytime-fitness/anytime-fitness-helps-military-veterans-open-their-own-gyms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://clubindustry.com/anytime-fitness/anytime-fitness-helps-military-veterans-open-their-own-gyms#comments anytime fitness Military Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:50:00 +0000 38301 at http://clubindustry.com 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>