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Getting sedentary to exercise is a tough step

Small group exercise ranks #5 on IHRSA’s Top Health Club Trends for 2012.If you read last month's post by IHRSA on the Departmernt of Health & Human Services blog, Be Active Your Way, you saw that in order to steer individuals to a healthy lifestyle then giving them choices was imperative. 

This month the next step is explored: convincing them to take one of the options.

The blog suggests that using social media and other social groups is a great way to go. If friends and peers are getting up and working out, taking a walk or eating right, maybe someone else will do the same.

Check out the article here.

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