IDEA READER'S CHOICE: Fitness Find or Fitness Flop?

September 2010
IDEA Fitness Journal;Sep2010, Vol. 7 Issue 8, p17
The article offers information on WayBeyond, a physical fitness facility in San Diego, California that helps children overcome obesity through non-traditional exercises, including the ROM machine for people who want to get fit at less time.


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