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Green Fitness Facilities: Healthy Bodies, Healthy World

by: Cathie Ericson

What does it take to be environmentally friendly, and what can you do today to make an impact?

Fitness facilities are in the business of making members healthier, and for some that commitment extends to the environment. The shades of green vary widely. For example, some facilities have done a complete retrofit to include solar water systems and ellipticals that return power to the grid, while others have made more modest changes, such as using nontoxic cleaners and switching to paperless communication with members. Large and small, each step makes a difference in the overall footprint.

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IDEA Fitness Journal, Volume 11, Issue 7

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Cathie Ericson

Cathie Ericson IDEA Author/Presenter