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Report: chronic diseases in young responsible for majority of medical spending

What do "Catching Fire," socks that help you run better, and youth and chronic diseases accounting for the majority of medical costs have in common?

Of course all are in This Week in the Fitness Industry. Just to keep you guessing, there is one more item, too.

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This Week in Fitness: Exercise, weight loss assist in mobility for Type 2 diabetes sufferers

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that exercise and weight loss could help alleviate mobility issues among older overweight individuals with Type 2 diabetes.

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  • Hunger Games is inspiring workouts
  • announces 7 hot trends in fitness classes for the spring 
  • Arizona gym offering workouts via Skype
  • High schoolers get cardio, flexibility, muscle strength and endurance with health club-like gym class

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