Sweating Over High-Tech Gadgets

More and more Americans hold gym memberships, and companies are improving the devices that keep them entertained during workouts

Personal fitness and a fondness for the latest in high-tech gadgets don't always go together. After all, the lure of the couch is often at odds with the call of the gym. But ever since Jane Fonda's 1982 workout tape cracked open the American fitness market and drove sales of then-new VCRs, there's been a gradual blending of technology and fitness.

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