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Columbus Experience: Train with a Ninja Warrior

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Columbus Experience: Train with a Ninja Warrior

The very first time she put her hands on the bar, Michelle Warnky went to the top of the salmon ladder: “I just sort of felt like I could do it.” Let that sink in for a minute. The local athlete’s been making waves as a competitor on the television program, American Ninja Warrior. She’s […]

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Top 10 Gyms & Fitness Centers in Columbus of 2016

Best of CU Best of CU Top 10 Gyms & Fitness Centers in Columbus of 2016

This year’s list of top gyms and fitness facilities in Central Ohio includes a wide variety of workout types. From large-scale all-purpose workout centers to boutique spaces that focus on specific sports like boxing and biking, Columbus seems to offer something for just about anyone. At the top of this year’s list is Snap Fitness. […]

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The Ohio State University Settles Lawsuit With Local CrossFit Gym Owner

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott The Ohio State University Settles Lawsuit With Local CrossFit Gym Owner

Local gym owner, Mitch Potterf, made waves back in 2015 when he filed a lawsuit against The Ohio State University. At issue were claims made in a university study that assessed CrossFit as a means of improving physical fitness. The study found that Crossfit could improve fitness levels, but the gym owner challenged published researcher […]

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Rowing Machine Gym Opens in Clintonville

Randi Walle Randi Walle Rowing Machine Gym Opens in Clintonville

Group fitness classes are rising in popularity across the nation. Not only are classes like Zumba and Boot Camp still going strong, but classes that encourage participants to utilize machines in groups are gaining momentum as well. One particular machine that is gathering a following is rowing. Gyms across the nation are equipped with rowing […]

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Mesh Fitness Opening This Fall at Bridge Park in Dublin

Walker Evans Walker Evans Mesh Fitness Opening This Fall at Bridge Park in Dublin

Crawford Hoying announced their first two retail tenants at Dublin’s Bridge Park development today, which includes The RAM Restaurant & Brewery and Mesh Fitness. Mesh Fitness will fill a 10,400 square foot space that hosts cardio and strength programs, group training classes, and outdoor training as well. “As construction of Bridge Park continues to move […]

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CycleBar Coming Soon to Easton, Powell, Polaris & Short North

Walker Evans Walker Evans CycleBar Coming Soon to Easton, Powell, Polaris & Short North

Indoor cycling workout space CycleBar will be making its Central Ohio debut this spring when it opens at 4201 Weaverton Lane at the Easton Gateway. The facility offers a unique high-energy exercise experience in what is described as a “concert-like” atmosphere. “I am excited about bringing the CycleBar experience to Columbus,” says franchise operator David Eichelberger. “The Columbus […]

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4 Reasons Your Fitness Resolutions Fail and How to Make Them Stick

Melanie Ash Melanie Ash 4 Reasons Your Fitness Resolutions Fail and How to Make Them Stick

If you’re wondering where all your friends are these days, they’re at the gym. January at a gym is a very different scene than a gym in July. That’s because losing weight, exercising more and eating healthy are among the top ten most popular New Year’s Resolutions. Why aren’t all these gym-goers still around come […]

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