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U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for October 16

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WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau:



Profile America — Tuesday, October 16th.  Many Americans are dedicated to staying fit.  Often, they have exercise equipment at home, and many hotels maintain workout rooms for their traveling guests.  But most people interested in fitness plan their busy schedules to include exercising at a local gym on a regular basis.  Along with a variety of equipment, these facilities usually offer professional instruction, either to groups or individuals.  The first gymnasium to offer systematic instruction was started this month in 1823 by the Round Hill School in Northampton, Massachusetts.  Now, more than 38 million Americans work out on a regular basis at a local club or gym.  You can find more facts about America from the U.S. Census Bureau, online at

Sources:  Kane's Famous First Facts, 7371
               Statistical Abstract of the United States 2012, t. 1249

Profile America is produced by the Center for New Media and Promotions of the U.S. Census Bureau. These daily features are available as produced segments, ready to air, on a monthly CD or on the Internet at (look for "Multimedia Gallery" by the "Newsroom" button). 

SOURCE U.S. Census Bureau


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