Too thin for the gym?
Gym bans skinny people
- Duration 2:43
- Date Jun 23, 2012
Gym bans skinny people
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There's some fitness centers are apparently banning skinny people from joining.
So does this fall under discrimination or is it perfectly fair joining us now force authorization Jason burns.
Fitness trainer and co owner of downsize fitness and fitness expert Christine James thanks for -- guys.
Thank you having me Jason let me start review why I think people working out at your gym.
Well we're just -- current environment that makes it easy.
For people who who may fill -- can't win and regular exams to get the word done.
What any trying to tell you is is consistency.
That leads to results so we just wanna make it so that people can come -- -- feel comfortable.
They'll come often have come when they need to and the results of follow.
-- makes cents -- you don't like this idea but he makes a point that that seeing didn't fit people around could be a deterrent.
For overweight people.
Right I think it's the most ridiculous concept and every aspect and socially it's been people for isolating get to be -- Obviously they're not born being -- so they may have had the same challenges -- struggles is overweight people so.
Overweight people might benefit from being around -- people okay and and Jason what about that that.
It's sometimes and I I have this experience I go to the gym I see somebody who's really fit.
That gives me motivation I know I guess -- Jim works is it nice to have fit people around to motivate others.
Absolutely imagine this you come of the -- sustenance.
You see some my earliest law school you know that person went through the process in the just ended and the -- you just went through to get to that size.
You know that they started the -- exactly what you started and now -- at that point.
Vessel is motivating to know that the person that is -- that -- gap there after being exactly like me and I know that.
And a personal -- here's a mental and put helped me through the process right you know from beginning to end.
Well okay what do you think about that christened -- if you do see a thin person at Jason's -- you say oh well honestly they started out overweight but now they're fed.
Right I think it's really motivating for a lot of people however I really feel like a lot of my clients and members that work out with -- really are motivated by people around them.
Continuing to reach goals and setting new goals and it really is it more about.
Members being around other members.
That are always striving to be bad there not just lose a couple pounds all right well Jason burns -- and -- you guys both look great I'm gonna do whatever you guys are dying.
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Thanks so much for coming into the debate we'd love to hear what our viewers have to say about this.