The same way some dungeon with rusty weights Arnold spreading his anus spray painted on the wall isn't aimed at skinny fat soccer moms. Would I recommend it to somebody who seriously wants to make progress? Do I think they are a smart business, seems like it.
It's as stupid as ragging on Mc Donalds for not giving you access to silverware and fine dining options within their restaurants. misc will not like my thoughts but i personally feel that PF is pure genius.
And if you’re the type of person who’s intimidated by a series of metal rods that make people stronger and healthier, we’re probably all better off if you remove yourself from society’s gene pool.
Planet Fitness was founded in 1992 and has since been the fastest growing gym company in the country.
These are probably some of the same people who understand training and how performing functional exercises like squats and deadlifts could be beneficial.
What better way to eliminate this “problem” of people actually showing up and using their membership than to eliminate the most useful tools in the gym and blame it on “the people” complaining about it being too intimidating.
It had squat rack, plenty of benches and dumbells, and I was able to do my workouts without hindrance. I walked in (luckily not on leg day) noticing the outline of dust on the floor where the squat rack once stood. Especially since I had just recently found a love for squatting (was always afraid due to my knee condition). ” He regretfully told me that a few days prior corporate came in and removed it because “a customer complained that it was intimidating”… So, me and my friend (extremely pissed) decided to come to Reddit to see if we can’t do something funny to PF for this horrible act.
Hopefully we’ll be able to get out of the anti-gym for good.They have also removed heavier dumbbells, benches, and open areas to perform deadlifts and other functional exercises in certain locations.We can’t say that we are surprised by this too much, although it may have come as a shock to a lot of you.Planet Fitness regularly touts how it’s not like all the other gyms and encourages soft people to indulge in its purple haze of mediocrity.And now they’re taking it one step further: Getting rid of squat racks for being “intimidating.”“I walked in noticing the outline of dust on the floor where the squat rack once stood. Especially since I had just recently found a love for squatting. ” He regretfully told me that a few days prior corporate came in and removed it because ‘a customer complained that it was intimidating.'” The move is one of many — along with offering free pizza and bagels and tanning beds — to lure in the casual gym goer who might be turned off by gyms being a little too “fitness oriented.” Either way, if you want to do serious workouts at any point in your life, make sure to avoid Planet Fitness. there was once a membership study done that said approximately 50% of PF members had not been there in 6 months...