Do gyms lie?
April 15, 2008 8:00 AM Subscribe
Do trainers at gyms lie to sell memberships or classes?
posted by timory to health & fitness (38 answers total)
I have a friend who just joined a gym in NYC. A trainer there told her that she has 40 pounds of fat that she needs to turn into muscle. Now she is convinced that she has to work out like a beast. But the thing is... she's about 5'2 and weighs around 100 pounds. I have a sneaking suspicion that they are lying to her to make her get a personal trainer or something like that. Has anybody ever heard of this sort of thing? Is there any literature I can point her to so that she stops freaking out about this?