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This is no Jane Fonda workout

This Week in the Fitness Inustry is designed to keep you informed of what is happening in the industry - just as the title suggests.

We at IHRSA feel that this week we are doing that. Consider us your weekly fitness industry news feed all wrapped up nicely in one alert.

How is this for some big names this week: David Patchell-Evans Octane Fitness, David Lloyd Leisure, Henry Polessky and Skrillex. The last one is big pretty much everywhere but the fitness industry ... for now.

Read This Week in the Fitness Industry to see what was going on this week.

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Achieving goals helps your relationships and confidence

Here's what we have for This Week in the Fitness Industry:

  • Health and wellbeing in 2014 in Canada
  • Stake in Snap Fitness for sale
  • Great workout, your insurance premiums are now lower
  • Achieving goals helps your relationships and confidence

Read on to check out This Week in the Fitness Industry.

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Kick it up a notch – up-tempo songs help during a run

Industry veterans involved in a fat-loss program, ways to improve your running, steps to keep on your workout routine, and fitness trackers are becoming fashion statements. 

Yes, all of this in This Week in the Fitness Industry.

Read on to see more on each.

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Patchell-Evans stumps for the industry

The Olympics give our industry a perfect opportunity to be in front of the camera, reporter’s microphone or pad and paper, or at the computer contributing to online blogs, websites or social media sites. 

David Patchell-Adams, founder and CEO of GoodLife Fitness, recently took his turn on Business News Network, Canada’s largest national business-focused network, on a special series, The Business of Fitness and Finance, this week leading up to the Games. 

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