After months of deliberation, the Santa Monica (CA) City Council has approved a plan to regulate commercial fitness training at the city's parks and beaches, a plan that has upset some local fitness professionals. The plan, which was approved last week and goes into effect in January, calls for a one-year pilot program establishing four commercial fitness zones and restricting noise, the equipment that can be used, class sizes and the number of permits issued per park. Palisades ...

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