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Monday
Jan072013

Gym is open for overweight only

There are women-only gyms and ones that don't allow children. So why not one that caters to only the overweight population?

Downsize Fitness is only open to those who are 50 or more pounds overweight. Founder Francis Wisnewski said he started the chain because he has always been heavy and was intimidated when going to the gym.

To help combat issues overweight gym-goers may have, the clubs do not have mirrors, the windows to the outside are fogged and the machines are made for larger individuals.

For more, check out the Associated Press story.

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