Monday, June 28, 2010

New Northern Colorado Fitness Studios Try To Fight The Flab

It's so easy to find a gym, there's one on every corner, yet our country continues to get more out of shape,’ said Kris Barrow, who next month will open Phoenix Training Studios in downtown Greeley. Barrow's not just throwing around gym statistics. The International Health, Racquet and Sports Club Association based in Boston noted this month that memberships soared in 2009. According to the IHRSA, industry revenue in 2009 reached $67.2 billion from a global count of 128,500 health clubs and 119.5 million members. With over 42 million members, the market in Europe, alone, totaled an estimated $31 billion in revenue. In North America, 53.1 million members used 38,000 facilities. The Asia-Pacific region has remained steady...

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