Campus fitness centers are taking their place alongside student centers, science centers, and libraries as hallmark components of a student-life experience.

As students at universities, high schools, as well as college campuses throughout the country (varsity athletes and the general student population alike) are more concerned with physical health than ever before.

In addition to devoting substantial space to aerobic equipment, weight machines, and free weights, university gyms also incorporate elements such as rock climbing, bouldering, sand volleyball, indoor tracks, whirlpools, saunas, golf simulators, Pilates and martial arts studios, and more.

They expect smartphone connectivity and the latest technologies.

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