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A treadmill designed for kids? A debate over fitness takes shape.

My Treadmill children's fitness equipment at Henry Bear's Park in Brookline Village. My Treadmill children's fitness equipment at Henry Bear's Park in Brookline Village. (Globe Staff Photo / Pat Greenhouse)
By Beth Teitell
Globe Correspondent / September 4, 2008

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Treadmills and elliptical trainers for children: a benign way for kids to get in shape - or a depressing statement on what our society has become? That's the question swirling around two new products, Fitness Fun's My Treadmill and Glide-a-Stride, both of which are aimed at kids as young as 3, and promise fun "just like Mom and Dad!" TV ... (Full article: 632 words)

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