Skinny people are not welcome…. (to this gym)

The Body exchange: Canada’s Only Fitness and Adventure Company Exclusive to a Plus Size Clientele.

Anything that encourages larger and larger numbers of people to become healthier is usually considered beneficial. After all, the more people feel comfortable in a gym the more people will come in, and thus even more might establish healthier habits…. at least in theory. In the name of patron comfort gyms have been formed which are for women only, while others have even have noise policies, and even extend to bandannas. Following the trend a new gym in Canada was formed which has decided that it will not allow members who are considered too thin to join their numbers, since it was decided that thin people’s presence would “…will bring down morale”.

I once attended a class called addiction and obsessive compulsive disorders (please be patient I will get to the point!) while completing my undergraduate education. It was such an interesting class, and one of my most memorable experiences was the AA presentation… Continue reading