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Promoting exercise, one sport and one week at a time

Do you want to learn about hoq equipment companies make working for them enjoyable? Maybe you are interested in an Australian couple who are taking their son on a 50-week journey to try 50 different sports in order to teach him, and anyone else, the importance of exercise? 

That isn't all. We have a story about how exercising can help smokers stop. Finally, Dutch speedskaing may be the inspiration for the next big fitness class.

Read more on all of these in This Week in the Fitness Industry.

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Fitter kids may mean smarter kids

Image courtesy of chrisroll/FreeDigitalPhotos.netThis Week in the Fitness Industry may be heavier on kids and exercise, but that doesn't mean there isn't something for everyone.

  • research may show fitter kids are smarter
  • demand, salaries on rise in fitness industry
  • Chicago club expands kids areas
  • those out of work longterm more likely to be obese

Read This Week in the Fitness Industry to learn more on each. 

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