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One-gender health clubs legalized in Massachusetts

Women who want to tone their bodies without men looking on can now sweat in peace, thanks to a state law signed Friday by the governor.

Not everyone is hailing it as a victory for women, though. The law is opposed by an unlikely coalition of men rebuffed by all-women health clubs, as well as the National Organization for Women.Gov. Paul Cellucci and backers of the law - which also legalizes all-male health clubs - argue that many women prefer to exercise in private.