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Eight Hot Niches To Know Before You Buy A Fitness Franchise

Have you noticed the boom in fitness chains? If you’re interested in buying a franchise and have wondered whether a fitness franchise could be your next entrepreneurial step, you’re not alone in sensing the opportunity. In the U.S. fitness industry, club memberships...

Odd sports can provide great fitness boosts

You may not have heard of chess boxing (11 alternating rounds of fisticuffs and chess moves) or underwater rugby (apparently, above-ground rugby isn’t tough enough for guys from Sweden and Norway).

Why I Haven’t Weighed Myself in Years

I haven't stepped on a scale in more than two years — and I'm certain I've gained weight. Honestly, I'm not sure why I just haven't thrown that stupid thing away yet. I've never been one to weigh myself...

How Exercise and Workouts Can Build Virtue

Being active, for benefit of body and soul.St. John Paul II loved to ski (among other sports). So did Blessed Pier Giorgio Frassati (along with hiking). Another hiking-and-skiing saint was St. Gianna Molla. Venerable Michael McGivney played baseball. So...

Connected fitness device Mirror brings Pilates, yoga home

For many of us, home treadmills and stationary bikes too often become nothing more than hefty eye sores shoved to the corner of the den, or left gathering dust in the basement. After all, there are few things more...

Rain or shine, this Grand Rapids fitness group gets their workout in

Grand Rapids is known for its beer, furniture, and historic Grand River. But it also...

Bob Gabordi invites community to join him at Mayor’s Fitness Challenge

CLOSE The Mayors Fitness Challenge for 2019 began Saturday with warm-up events around Brevard, including a 5K walk/run in Satellite Beach. Hillard Grossman, FLORIDA TODAYLast year, putting on my walking shoes for a...

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