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Fall is a time to get members back into gym routine

Ellipse Fitness Rock Your Jeans programIt is that time of year again that parents look forward to - kids going back to school. They certainly won’t miss the oft-repeated lines, “there’s nothing to do” or “drive me to my friend’s house.” 

With no longer devoting time to the kids’ whims and desires during the summer, it now opens up a bunch of free time for the chauffeurs, admins and party planners of the family.

Health and fitness clubs know that, and thus there are many new options out there for members and non-members alike. Most clubs don’t see a big, if any, uptick in membership in the fall. So, they cater both new programs and old ones put on the shelf during slow times in the summer, to current members who are looking to get back into the swing of things, gym-wise.

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Study: many don’t connect fitness and health

What does the connection beteween health and nutrition, a 21-yer-old health industry veteran, the fitness cliff, and a court decision on use of an AED at a gym have in common?

They are all in This Week in the Fitness Industry.

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This Week in Fitness: Small Group Training Tops the List of Canadian Fitness Trends predicted for 2012

Top 10 List of Canadian Fitness Trends predicted for 2012 and more in This Week in Fitness.

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