The Seattle Times

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Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Cardio equipment gets smarter

A gym member watches television on the Precor P80 console touch screen while exercising at an Illinois sports club. The fitness industry is in an era of TVs on treadmills, but two industry leaders -- Woodinville-based Precor and Life Fitness, a division of Illinois-based Brunswick -- have kicked up competition with the release of personalized Internet-capable products.