. . . Y-Flex, a new bicycle created by Brigham Young University engineers and made of carbon fiber intertwined with Kevlar string, making the bike lighter and more aerodynamic; . . .123 Fit, a new Quiznos Sub® franchise offering a “results-focused fitness club rooted in a 30-minute exercise routine”; . . . A Big Attitude Inc., a company that sells a complete line of fashionable plus-size fitness clothing for women, in sizes OX through 6X;. . . Our Lady of Weight Loss™, a website and concept created by artist Janice Taylor to encourage people to create pieces of art instead of overeating;. . . underground eating disorder bracelets that teenage girls wear misguidedly as badges of pride; . . . the ActiGraph, a small activity monitor that collects and records total-body physical activity, limb movements and sleep levels.
—Joy Keller is a senior editor of IDEA Fitness Journal.