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With so many in need of getting healthier, fitness industry is thriving

Those who have never been in shape or worked out much are starting to realize there is something for them at the gym.

And that is why the fitness industry is thriving, or “recession-proof,” as Adam Sedlack, senior vice president of UFC Gym, with five California locations, said.

According to a recent report by Los Angeles-based research firm IBISWorld. The industry has grown 2.3% for the past five years, and membership has grown by 6.5 million from 2002 to 2011.

Also in This Week in the Fitness Industry:

  •  Wellness programs in one place
  • 'Garage style' training
  • Become a millionaire trainer
  • Give members perks to retain them

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