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Unless people start demanding change thirsty working families waiting for some economic relief to “trickle down” can probably wait to hell freezes over – it just ain’t gonna happen under these house rules. Still, the Consumer Corner is here to help you uncover the best bargains and deals in town so that you can get the most out of your consumer dollar.


Economic crisis or not, letting your health suffer is not a smart move. That’s why you should check out the Brooklyn Sports Club.

The Brooklyn Sports Club, located at 1540 Van Siclen Avenue, is a great place to start out on exercise program that can literally change your life. Join now thru October 26 and enjoy 10 percent savings on your paid-in-full membership. Call the Brooklyn Sports Club at 718-642-2721 and ask them to convince you to join. Log on to www.Brooklyn to get an advance peek of the facilities.


This one’s especially for the seniors. Aviator Sports & Recreation is presenting its “Seniors in Shape Fitness for Life Expo on October 23 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Admission for adults 55 and over is free. Here’s your change to sample exciting exercise and dance classes, health screenings and host of giveaways and raffles. Over 30 vendors will be on hand providing products and services, consumer information, government and educational info.

Call 718-758-7572 for more information. Aviator Sports & Recreation is located at Floyd Bennett Field’s Hangar 5.


Who wouldn’t want to be stronger, more flexible and have more endurance? Those healthy elements serve as the foundation for Fitness U, located at 2214 Avenue X.

Here’s unique opportunity to sign up for personal training sessions and courses in cardio kickboxing, Pilates, spinning, nutritional guidance, sports therapy and massage therapy. Fitness U offers to very attractive plans at $120 a month and $75 a month.

Call Fitness U at 718-332-7742 for more information.


Gold’s Gym is practically synonymous with fitness, and now is a great time to explore everything their facilities have to offer. Right now Gold’s Gym is seeking 50 volunteers for the their October fitness study. The study is open to both men and women 18 years and older, and includes orientation to the facility with a certified personal trainer, bi-monthly meetings to track your individual progress and 90-day access to the facility. Applicants must be local residents and a $39 registration fee applies.

Call Gold’s Gym at 718-845-4653 to find out more about the study.

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