February 2006 Archive

Active Aging Industry Growth Projected in Most Segments

VANCOUVER, B.C. -- The demographic of aging adults combined with the urgent need to control health care costs is fueling demand for walking trails, wellness and fitness centers and activity programs, according to research reported in "Active Aging in America, Residential and Commercial Fitness."

Navy Command Fitness Leaders Tackle Culture of Wellness

MILLINGTON, TN -- The Navy continued on course toward a wellness-oriented culture with the new Physical Readiness Program, as more than 70 Command Fitness Leaders (CFLs) arrived aboard Naval Support Activity Mid-South in Dec. for the CFL course in mid-January. According to Deputy Program Manager for the Navy's Physical Readiness Master Chief Rob Danielson, who led the team of Navy Personnel Command instructors, the training gives CFLs the practical skills necessary to return to their command, afloat or ashore, and conduct an effective program.

Life Time Reports Growth in 2005

EDEN PRAIRIE, MN -- Life Time Fitness Inc. saw growth last year in the number of clubs opened and in revenue, according to its latest financial filings.

National Rec Sports and Fitness Day is Feb. 22

CORVALLIS, OR -- The National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) will call national attention to the many positive benefits that people of all ages enjoy when they participate in recreational sports, fitness activities and wellness programs, on February 22 for National Rec Sports and Fitness Day.

Air Force Surveys Supplement Usage

MCCONNELL AIR FORCE BASE, KS -- Twenty-six Air Force installations will participate in a survey held Feb. 13 through 27 regarding dietary supplement usage in the Air Force.

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