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Entries in Les Mills (4)


Get in the zone with Immersive Fitness by Les Mills

Photo courtesy Les Mills YouTube channelYeah, we know we say this all of the time, but, really, this may be one of the more diverse editions of This Week in the Fitness Industry. To wit:

  • Les Mills workout puts you 'in the zone'
  • Iraq vet becomes personal trainer to help others
  • Health club chain offering chance to meet KISS
  • Private equity firm sells off clubs

More on each can be found at This Week in the Fitness Industry.

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Opinions on top fitness industry trends differ

We have lists, studies and recess. Yeah, I said "recess."

This Week in the Fitness Industry has a collection of top 2014 trend lists, a new class modeled after elementary school recess, a study on cardio vs. weight training, and fitness club job prospects.

Check them all out here.

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Trends, points of interest for 2013

It’s November, so it isn’t too early for 2013 lists to come out. The American College of Sports Medicine thinks so, as it has released its top trends for the new year. 

Topping the list is resistance training using one’s own body weight. "Body weight exercises are a proven way to get and stay fit," said survey author Dr. Walt Thompson of Georgia State University. "In a time when many people are concerned with cutting expenses, body weight exercises are a great way to feel great and look toned without a big financial investment." 

Also on the list are childhood obesity, programs for older and adults and strength training.

Also in This Week in the Fitness Industry:

  • 24 Hour Fitness opens door to military
  • Maori Tae Bo
  • 8 signs your workout isnt working
  • College ditches sports for health and wellness 

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Christchurch in State of Emergency, Les Mills Clubs Still Closed after Deadly Earthquake

Two Les Mills World of Fitness facilities are closed after a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit Christchurch, New Zealand at roughly 1:00 PM local time (7:00 ET) on February 2

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