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Will the fitness industry see the usual New Year's bump?

Jan 1, 2021
People are "ready willing and able to work out," a personal trainer says. Makers of at-home exercise gear expect growth to continue.
People take a fitness class in socially distanced workout pods at a Redondo Beach, California, gym in June.
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Time to ride, and buy: Peloton to acquire Precor

Dec 22, 2020
With stay-at-home orders, Peloton sales and subscriptions grew and grew, topping a million.
Peloton's sales have doubled during the pandemic. Above, a woman rides her Peloton at home in California in April.
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Will gyms go extinct?

Sep 17, 2020
The pandemic is reshaping how, and where, we get exercise. Many gyms are out, exercise apps are in.
People exercise in workout pods at a gym in Redondo Beach, California, in June.
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Chapter 7: Where companies go to die

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May 15, 2017
The story of one U.S. gym chain illustrates the perils of this type of bankruptcy for consumers.
A sign leading to U.S. Bankruptcy Court in New York City.
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