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Overcrowded 'Drinkin and Divin' poolside party at Hoboken fitnes

George Galloway and Ray Schupp of Next Realty Mid-Atlantic represented the tenant in the deals. Three of the stores will occupy more than 40,000 square feet each and anchor their developments. In Mitchellville and Manassas, LA Fitness is taking over former grocery store spaces; in Towson, LA Fitness will take over the former movie theater space when Towson Commons' retail space is redeveloped. LA Fitness already has 21 gyms in the District, Maryland and Virginia and is actively looking to expand further, according to a statement from the company. LA Fitness is one of many fitness concepts expanding its footprint in the region: everything from full-service fitness clubs, including Life Time Fitness , which I wrote about last month, and specialty workout concepts, such as the pilates studio Solid Core , are opening new spots. <br>Source: http://www.bizjournals.com/washington/blog/top-shelf/2013/07/la-fitness-signs-leases-for-four-new.html

Fitness Tip of the Day: Heat affects your dog, too

We chose to stick to fitness bands, because they are the most recent evolution of the format. More (and perhaps more discreet) peripherals like the regular Fitbit are still available. Enlarge Enlarge / From left: the Fitbit Flex, Nike Fuelband, and Jawbone Up. Before we get to the evaluation, a little about my fitness profile: Im a pretty active person, and the foundation of my routine is running. I average 15-20 miles per week and do some free-weight-type workouts twice a week. I also get in one or two cycling trips per week, generally between five and 10 miles. <br>Source: http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2013/07/the-great-fitness-band-shootout/

Some said they were cancelling their membership. Alexandra Williams posted: "There is a mass exodus from the Sky Club as a result of this insane event. I LOVE the gym and am trying really hard not to cancel my membership. Please clean the pool and give all your regular dues paying members ASSURANCE that the pool parties will no longer be taking place before you lose all support from Hoboken residents." The manager and owner were not available for comment this afternoon. However a letter addressed to club members -- also posted on Facebook -- acknowledged that the police and fire departments were called because of an assault and that the fire department ordered the club to close down the party after finding too many people inside. The letter said the man suffered a seizure after the assault. <br>Source: http://www.nj.com/hudson/index.ssf/2013/07/overcrowded_drikin_and_divin_poolside_party_at_hoboken_fitness_club_ends_after_assault.html

New fitness monitors handy, dandy

That's why contestants on "The Biggest Loser" depend on the device. In addition to an accelerometer -- which measures the acceleration of your body, based on movement and gravity, and converts that data into information on steps taken, distance and calories burned -- the Link uses body sensors to measure heat flux, skin temperature and sweat to capture more than 5,000 data points every minute. The sensors max 90 day workout make it more accurate measuring calorie expenditure than other fitness monitors, especially for non-step-based activities. However, you wear the Link around your upper arm instead of your wrist, a major difference between the Link and other monitors. The Link tracks activity, steps and sleep and syncs with an online activity manager (available by subscription only). <br>Source: http://espn.go.com/espnw/athletes-life/article/9525556/espnw-awake-asleep-handy-fitness-monitors-help-achieve-your-nutritional-training-goals

Fitness facelift

When trainers are sued, so are the clubs they work at, as owners can be held liable for their trainers' behavior. Contracted fitness instructors are not automatically covered under the owner's liability policy, Owners should ensure that their insurance policy automatically includes "additional insureds," such as instructors, trainers and members. 5. Losses from emergencies. Explosions, acts of violence, shootings, sexual abuse and outbreaks of diseases have taken place at fitness centers. Such incidents can have a major financial impact and damage the reputation of the business. Emergency event management insurance typically covers loss of business income, public relations expenses to restore your reputation, and expenses such as medical care, counseling and funeral expenses. <br>Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/five-hidden-risks-faced-fitness-133000037.html

The old free-weight room has been under construction for the last few months while builders add a second floor, also known as a mezzanine. "We will be putting most, if not all, of the cardio equipment on the second floor the mezzanine room," said Keith Pilawski, 6th Force Support Squadron fitness center assistant director. "However, the free-weight room will remain the same, and an elevator will be installed to help move equipment and for handicap access." A skylight and giant fan will also be installed into the weight room to add better lighting and increase circulation. Due to the addition a ripple effect has taken place. As cardio rooms one and two available, the gym will be installing "Fitness on Request" kiosks, which contain pre-loaded workouts led by a virtual instructor into cardio room one. <br>Source: http://www.macdill.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123357935

Five Hidden Risks Faced By Fitness Centers

Long,thick coatsdo not insulate dogs and keep them cool. Try working out in a fur coatand youll get an idea of how your dog feels. If you are hot, so is your dog. Be sure to cool them down by pouring water over their neck, belly and paw pads (the best places to cool off a dog according to Cesar Millan). The dark soft path surface can get extremely hot, especially mid day. <br>Source: http://healthblog.dallasnews.com/2013/07/fitness-tip-of-the-day-heat-affects-your-dog-too.html/

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