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Keeping fit – it’s a resolution that has been made (and broken) countless time before, but finds that using a private health and fitness club during 2012 could be more than pie in the sky as it is the leisure activity Brits are most likely to say they will spend more on over the coming year, with more than one in ten users (11%) planning to do so.

In 2011, the private health & fitness clubs market was worth