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3 Types of Technology to Invest In

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Tue, 04/05/2022 - 01:46

According to the Pew Research Center, Generation Z — those born after 1996 — have been coined “the first generation of true digital natives.” This generation has grown up in a digital world, more technology-focused than anyone in the recreation field has experienced before. For this reason, all campus professionals need to be evaluating the technology offered in their facilities. As such, below are three different types of technology to invest in this year to attract new students:

The power of breaking a sweat: New cardio machines create energy at USF

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Tue, 04/05/2022 - 01:41

New cardio equipment in the USF Campus Recreation Center allows users to convert their workout into electricity. USF is the first college or university in Florida to have 12 SportsArt ECO-POWR treadmills, ellipticals and indoor cycles. Each one-hour workout can power a desktop computer for at least two hours.

Cutting edge technology inspires young paraplegic

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Tue, 04/05/2022 - 01:37

Sponsored by Motion Project

When 23-year-old Dawson Broad dove headfirst into a pool on Independence Day, he couldn’t have foreseen the resulting injury that would change his life, leaving him unable to walk with limited mobility in his upper extremities.

While recovering in the hospital, the young student athlete learned through social media about Buffalo’s newest rehabilitation facility, Motion Project: The Natalie Barnhard Center for Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation and Recovery.

COVID funds help Shelton clinic ‘re-able’ clients

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Tue, 04/05/2022 - 01:34

SHELTON — A Shelton nonprofit rehabilitation center has managed to not only survive, but thrive in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Moving with Hope — long known for providing affordable care to those diagnosed with debilitating physical disabilities — received about $600,000 in COVID relief funds. Owners Tad and Joanne Duni invested the federal money in state-of-the-art equipment and hiring experienced staff for the 10-year-old center.

Health Clubs Are Taking Member Engagement to the Next Level

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Tue, 04/05/2022 - 01:29

During the past couple of years, there’s been a lot of coverage regarding the acceleration of technology in the club industry, especially in terms of streaming programming, fitness and wellness apps, CRM-enabled, targeted communications, digital connectivity, and more. As this digital transformation has unfolded, it has created—whether intentionally or not—a powerful form of self-driven member engagement, putting greater levels of choice in members’ hands.

Row, row, row your phone, gently, ’till it’s charged

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Tue, 04/05/2022 - 01:24

Against a backdrop of a pandemic that has shredded supply chains and gym memberships alike, it was mildly surreal to see professional-grade gym machine company SportsArt launch a rowing machine that can pump energy back into the grid. Like a wind turbine or a solar panel, except powered by pecs, deltoids and trapeziuses.

Women Of The C-Suite: Carina Kuo Of SportsArt America On The Five Things You Need To Succeed As A Senior Executive

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Tue, 04/05/2022 - 01:18

You can never walk a mile in someone else’s shoes, so for me, the most important thing you can do as a leader to create a truly inclusive, representative, and equitable society is to listen with an open heart and open mind to other points of view and opinions.

Asa part of our interview series called “Women Of The C-Suite” , we had the pleasure of interviewing Carina Kuo.

Interview with Garrett Williamson, Owner of Personal Edge Fitness

Submitted by J. Mikhail on Tue, 04/05/2022 - 01:08

Garrett discusses the power behind the SportsArt equipment, their quality, and their customer service. Tune in to learn how SportsArt has impacted Garrett's studios and why he keeps coming back throughout the years. 

  • (0:03) Tell the audience about your background and how Personal Edge Fitness came to be. What makes Personal Edge Fitness different from the competition - what makes you stand out?
  • (1:44) You've been a longtime SportsArt customer, what made you decide to upgrade to a newer generation of equipment?