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Consumers exercise control

Members are still using their fitness clubs, but fewer are joining

Jim Lauletta of Roslindale had to end his personal training sessions at Revolution Fitness in Boston and works out on his own. Jim Lauletta of Roslindale had to end his personal training sessions at Revolution Fitness in Boston and works out on his own. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
By Sarah Schweitzer
Globe Staff / January 3, 2009

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It tops resolutions each new year: Getting in shape. But this year, with the economy sputtering, some local gyms are signing up fewer new members. Other gyms report that existing members are scaling back on such perks as personal trainers and rental lockers. (Full article: 528 words)

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