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Benefits of an Apartment Complex Fitness Center

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Apartment complexes with world class amenities are becoming more common. One of the most popular additions – and one with great power to command higher rent – is the fitness center. A fitness center, of course, is little more than a modern term for a gym: A place where members of your apartment community can… Read more »

Elevating The Residence / Member Experience

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As any multi-unit property manager or owner will inform you, maintaining a better-than-average tenant retention rate is the “Holy Grail” of multi-unit operation. Not only does it reduce your marketing costs in the long run but also helps to build the community at your facility and elevate the user experience – a not insignificant accomplishment…. Read more »

Fitness Centers for Hotels

Fitness Centers For Hotels

The health and fitness industries are in the midst of a major boom. Consumers are taking their health more seriously than ever before, and for many, the thought of being without gym access while on vacation or traveling for business is unacceptable. In fact, in a recent poll, 48 percent of business travelers ranked a… Read more »

Fitness Center Design: How Safety Fits In

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In 2014, almost 25,000 people went to the emergency room after a gym-related injury. Injuries from overexertion or poor technique are common but they are not the only potential dangers fitness centers face. The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control reports one out of every five falls results in serious injury — like ones that can occur from tripping… Read more »

The Amenity Wars Expand to Commercial Office Space

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The days of the traditional office building are fading away as tenants are looking for more. The amenity war may have gotten its start in the residential apartment industry but it’s spreading to other sectors of real estate like commercial office space. The Growing Amenities Trend Michael Schear, an executive with Camber Creek points out that trends… Read more »

Rental Nation Still in 2019

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Even though the U.S. economy continues to improve, Americans are still house-shy thanks to the housing bust a few years ago. In 2017, Pew Research reported that more households were opting to rent instead of buying a home. The number of renters was at a 50 year high in 2017. Now, two years later nothing has changed…. Read more »

Best Commercial Treadmill Brands

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Commercial treadmills are the right choice for any Texas gym or fitness center. They have the durability to handle that kind of traffic and safety features that reduce liability. What about brands, though? What are some of the top commercial treadmill brands and why do they stand out? Matrix Fitness Matrix is one of the world’s… Read more »

Popular Workouts Using Strength Machines

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A strength machine offers the most efficient way to target key muscle groups. Gyms can guide their clients to follow a set pattern for exercises, such as doing certain shoulder workouts one day of the week and chest on the next. Consider some workouts for three key areas. Shoulder Workout There are several good shoulder… Read more »

Beef Up Member Programs

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Your members want more. When they join a gym, they are looking for places that will get them motivated to keep coming back and stay in shape. Many fitness centers have been achieving this by finding ways to garner user-generated content, being more interactive on social media, and working to provide members with better programs…. Read more »

The Importance of Strength Training for Golf

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When you watch a golfing tournament, you don’t tend to think about the work that each player put into his or her game before the show. You see well trained and focused athletes doing what they do best, playing golf. When it comes down to the facts, golf is about precise explosive movements. For most… Read more »