Friday, January 15, 2010

Buff Boomers

“While many Baby Boomers may be headed toward the slow lane of retirement, it seems they are moving into the fast lane when it comes to fitness. According to the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association, the 50-plus age group is the fastest growing segment of the health club market. In fact, the number of gym members over the age of 55 reached 8 million in 2005, a 314% increase since 1990. Over that same time period, gym membership among 18- to 34-year-olds increased by only 38.7%. Judee Gilbert, manager of Curves, a fitness club that caters to women over 35 in the Village at Colleyvill...

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