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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.

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