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Low-Tech Fitness Returns to High-Tech Fitness Centers

Although some people are doubling down on downloadable workouts and virtual trainers, others are taking a less-is-more approach to exercise. When we go back to the basics, everything that is old is new again.

The fitness industry has seen its share of trends and fads that, when combined, make up a series of booms and busts. Bodybuilding, step aerobics, at-home workouts and functional training in all of its forms have each had their moment in the spotlight. We also have been pitched some questionable fitness products and equipment over the years. Nowadays, the average gym-goer uses more technology during a single workout than Jack LaLanne used in his entire fitness-centered lifetime. As our

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