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New York Sports Clubs Launches "Hunger Games"-Inspired Workout

Kevin Winter/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- In the film The Hunger Games, opening Friday, teenagers compete in a violent competition. If that sounds like your idea of a fun time, you may want to investigate a new fitness program launched by New York Sports Clubs.

The company has created a "Train Like a Tribute" workout inspired by The Hunger Games for both members and non-members. For those unfamiliar with the story, Hunger Games competitors are referred to as "tributes."

The workout emphasizes four different skills: archery, tree climbing, speed work and strength training.

Participants will be competing against one another during the workout. Trainer Eric Salvador explains, "Whoever completes the most circuits in the given time actually wins the 'Train Like a Tribute' Hunger Games workout.

The workout was launched by New York Sports Clubs this week in New York, Boston, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. More information is available at

The workout is just another example of the growing frenzy surrounding The Hunger Games. According to, online ticket sellers Fandango and have already sold a combined total of more than one million tickets for the film.

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