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It's past midnight, but a dozen Palestinians are still running and sweating at a gym in Gaza. During Islam's holiest month of Ramadan, Techno-Gym transforms into a late-night hot spot for young men struggling to stay in shape. Abu Karsh has supplemented his Ramadan workout plan with intensive cardio sessions for "those whose bodies gain weight fast," scheduled in the late afternoon before the iftar meal.With the gym's hours extended until 2 a.m. for the holy month, some residents come late at night to hone their muscles and work up a sweat. Over the past decade, the gym business in the Gaza Strip has boomed. It's a significant spike from Gaza's pre-2000 gym count: a mere 10 .
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