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Old 06-21-2012, 12:59 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Kuytrider View Post
It's like this: Getting people who are severely overweight/obese to the gym is a million times better than them staying at home and continuing their descent into ill health.
It's an unusual step taken by this gym but in fairness, I do see where they are coming from. People who are carrying 100+ extra pounds will often be intimidated by a 'regular' gym atmosphere. This way, they get to meet new people in the same situation. Hopefully, better exercise and nutrition habits can be learned.

Yeah, exactly. As it doesn't affect anyone else, I can't see any problem with it. And anyway, I think the way my waist is going, I could qualify.

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Anything that helps people get fitter and healthier while also socialising is worthwhile.
Anything? How about fat people playingwater polo using the heads of actuarial trainees and quantity surveyors, filled with helium. Didn't think of that, did you?
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