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Legionnaires' Disease Cases Traced To Naperville La Fitness Hot

"We have no doubt they will keep coming but at what level? "We haven't been able to challenge that level. Keep them coming back, get them fatigued and try to keep them that way as well. Don't let them off by batting badly and getting a rest. "They are reliant on four bowlers including three world class bowlers (Jimmy Anderson, Stuart Broad and Graeme Swann). <br>Source:

Under Armour Buys Mobile Workout Veteran MapMyFitness For $150M As It Looks To Keep Pace In Digital Fitness

You can throw bleach on that, but that doesn't mean that the bleach is penetrating it. You really have to get in there," said Gerwig. Legionnaires disease, which is in water droplets, has proven deadly. Three people died last year after contracting the disease at the downtown JW Marriott hotel . <br>Source:

They see more exercisers shedding prop-heavy fitness classes for short-burst, equipment-free workouts. "It's my theory that we've hit a critical mass in group fitness," said Donna Cyrus, senior vice president of programming Crunch Fitness. "Mats, Bosu (stability) balls, body bars: by the time you put all this stuff on the floor it's 10 minutes into your workout." These days, Cyrus said, most successful fitness classes require very little equipment and many are 30 minutes long, down from the hour or more that was standard a few years ago. She chalks it up to the time saving necessitated by the 24/7-connected world. "With every minute taken up by social media, and people never out of a working state, (it's) a way for people to get these workouts in," she explained. <br>Source:

In addition, Under Armour plans to use its latest acquisition to accelerate its plans to enter the biometric measurement and tracking arena. Fitness tracking is a space in which the Baltimore-based company has traditionally lagged behind other athletic giants, like Nike, which launched its social fitness platform back in 2006 (Nike+) and today counts over 20 million members in its ranks. Since then Nike has launched its own successful activity tracker, the Fuelband, as well as a bevy of related mobile fitness apps and even a TechStars-powered startup accelerator . The market for fitness apps, devices and services, while emergent, has been growing like gangbusters over the last few years, and Gartner said in a recent report that it expects the market to grow from $1.6 billion this year to $5 billion by 2016. As a result, a gaggle of companies compete with Nike (and now Under Armour) on the health tracking side with their own proprietary, wearable devices from established players like Fitbit, Jawbone and Adidas to the more recent entry of tech giants like Google and Apple. <br>Source:

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