How to Build a Functional Fitness Program in Your Health Club

How to Build a Functional Fitness Program in Your Health Club

The popularity of functional training isn’t slowing down. These workouts, usually conducted in small group training (SGT) classes, continue to build followers, especially among Millennials and Generation Z. The trend has been well-documented by IHRSA researchers, who...
Four Key Fitness Facility Pain Points – Solved!

Four Key Fitness Facility Pain Points – Solved!

At Aktiv, our mission is to solve for issues and pain points that fitness facilities face daily – and offer solutions. Enter ACADEMY Studio. ACADEMY was born from our years of experience in designing safe, functional and revenue generating spaces. We’ve vetted out the...
YMCAs are Getting FUNctional!

YMCAs are Getting FUNctional!

Michelle Dengler, Senior Director of Healthy Lifestyles for YMCA of Metropolitan Los Angeles discusses challenges – and solutions – for YMCAs today. Nearly 20 years ago, when the words “core & functional training” were just starting to be heard within the fitness...
How a Creative Redesign Can Energize Your Gym & Build Revenue

How a Creative Redesign Can Energize Your Gym & Build Revenue

Multi-purpose facilities weren’t designed with large functional fitness and HIIT classes in mind. Clubs now need to alter their thinking to remain competitive, and that means addressing layout, function and design. Aktiv Solutions and FitnessDesignGroup helped these...