At Downsize Fitness gyms, the slender need not apply

NEW YORK (Reuters) – At Downsize Fitness health clubs, the treadmills are wider, the head trainers are weight-loss veterans and new members must be at least 50 pounds (22.7 kgs) overweight. It’s all about creating a more welcoming environment to battle the bulge and drop the excess weight. Francis Wisniewski, a hedge fund manager, started Downsize Fitness in 2011, when he was struggling to lose weight and found himself intimidated by one-size-fits-all gyms. “I figured if I was uncomfortable, a lot of people must be. …
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