New Trend: Gyms Banning Slim Clients
Posted on: 2012-06-30 08:12:18
by John Young
Only in relatively materially affluent countries could gyms get away with this. A new trend is emerging where gyms ban slim and normally-statured clients in order to foster comfort for overweight patrons.
No, I am not making this up. See the original article here.
There are so many levels at which this is wrong, but the biggest problem is that if what happened at gyms worked so well to help overweight people ... they would quickly go out of business because all of their overweight clients wouldn't be overweight for very long. Yes?
So though there are other problems with this, MANY other problems with this, the real take-away is that by adopting this trend, gyms are admitting that what takes place there does little or nothing to help overweight people slim down.
If you think about this, it is no different than our welfare state. Our welfare state was erected with the objective of abolishing poverty, yet poverty has grown because if all those government workers actually succeeded, they'd be laid off. If gyms actually made overweight people substantially thinner in a way that would last, those that catered to overweight people would go out of business.
Stay tuned. The next series of EAU membership news letters will contain articles on diet and exercise that WILL work. You see, we at EAU aren't in the business of selling gym memberships so we won't lose our jobs if what we advise you actually works.