Photo: Downsize Fitness
Want to lose weight but feel uncomfortable in a gym filled with fit people? Thirty-nine year old Francis Wisniewski of Downsize Fitness has the solution: a gym that's open only to fat people.
... the gym chain [...] only accepts clients who are at least 50lbs overweight. With branches in Chicago, Las Vegas and Dallas, the gym chain was inspired by the hit TV show The Biggest Loser, and aims to reduce the insecurities that larger people go through at regular gyms. So the only skinny people allowed at Downsize Fitness are the trainers.
And it doesn’t stop just there. The gym has gone a great length to ensure that its clients do not feel bad about themselves and stay motivated to come back every day. The facility has no mirrors lining the walls, and the windows are frosted so that passers-by cannot look inside. The machines are also specifically designed to suit those who are chronically overweight and obese.
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