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India Fitness Industry May Be the Next Big Thing

A Gold's Gym in India.Is India the next fitness industry hotspot?

With clubs opening up all over the country as well as new companies, trade shows and even TV shows popping up, some believe it is ready to explode.

"It's a crazy time where there's a lot of investment," said Nick Orton, chief executive of BodyPower, to the BBC.

Learn more on the BBC website.


BBC documentary on gyms, diets getting plenty of attention

The BBC's documentary series, "The Men Who Made Us Fat," and its follow-up, "The Men Who Made Us Thin" is gaining a lot of momentum from both its critics and supporters.

The series looks into diets and whether they are long-lasting and healthy as well as how the gym and health club industry casn play a part.

The host, Jacques Peretti, talks to gym owners who explain how clubs are not only about losing weight but getting healthy which lessens the burden on health care. Also interviewed are Pepsi, Weight Watchers and more to find out what works, what companies are succeeding, etc.

Check out past episodes here. has an excerpt from the series.