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Entries in ACSM (4)


Washington, D.C. area tops American Fitness Index

Do you think your city made the American College of Sports Medicine's American Fitness Index top 50? Have you ever wondered why the more you work out the more weight you gain?

Check out This Week in the Fitness Industry for answers to these questions, as well as what other entries we have.

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Teens' cardiorespitory levels are at low levels

It's all about the kids in today's This Week in the Fitness Industry.

We have a new fitness tracker from a popular kids toy-maker; preschool getting kids active at an early age; teens activity levels dropping fast; and, a decorated Olympian hoping to get the message out about the importance of exercise and nutrition.

Read about all of them in This Week in the Fitness Industry.

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Three acts of kindness and the gym is free

This Week in the Fitness Industry has four good-feeling stories. They are definitely must-reads:

- Oregon gym offers free membership for those who pay it forward
- Industry working together to fight obesity
- Midwestern city again deemed the 'fittest'
- Hints to survive running in the summer

Read on to read more. 

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This Week in Fitness: Educated and Experienced Fitness Professionals are in for 2012

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) predicts the top 20 fitness trends for 2012. Read about this and more in This Week in Fitness.

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