ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Rejected by the Gym!

Updated on June 13, 2010

Woman Turned Away by Gym


Can you believe that a woman was told that she is “too fat for the gym?” Yes. Incredible! I know. I was watching ABC’s “Hot Topics” on Saturday, June 12th when I saw the report. I thought it was a fluke at first, but I searched the Internet and found the story.

It so happened that this lady gained an unwanted amount of weight during pregnancy and after giving birth decided that she was done with this excessive weight. She joined the gym and was later told that she was too fat to use the gym’s equipment. I hate to imagine how that poor lady felt.

I can imagine if this was someone who ate irresponsibly and brought this on herself, but she gained all the weight from pregnancy. Even so, the gym is the place you go to shed weight. How can you be told that you are too fat for the gym?

Thankfully, the media got wind of the story and the woman was able to cancel her contract and avoid the cancellation fees. Yes! Additionally, some other gym came to her rescue. She has been able to save some face and is now enrolled in a program to shed the undesirable weight. Great finish for her.

If you or someone you know has found him/herself in a similar situation, or if you are too self-conscious about your weight to join a gym, I have some suggestions for you:

1. If you have been turned away by one gym, contact a local television station (if in Atlanta, 11Alive News is a good one), and get them on your side to recoup any damages such as a cancellation fee. Then, try another gym. Someone else will be willing to work with you.

2. If you are too self conscious about going to gym, but you are bent on losing weight, I strongly suggest getting Nintendo’s Wii Fit (now the Wii Fit Plus). You will need to get the Wii Console to begin with and then the exercise accompaniment. My wife works out with the Wii Fit and it does her wonders. Go ahead and check it out, then get your Wii Fit today.

3. You may also exercise via the computer. Yes, you can watch exercise videos on your computer and work out. There is a great program offered by FABS CyberFitness which allows you to exercise whenever you wish, guided by different videos offering different workouts. The program costs a mere $32.99 to sign up and $19.99 per month. This is a great tool that you can use in the comfort of your home. Go ahead and check it out. Visit www.LetsServeYou.biz and click on FABS to learn more and start your exercise program today.

Remember too that you can easily work out by walking around your neighborhood, but this must be consistent and frequent.

Happy work out!

Shop Amazon

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)