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The Planet Fitness Nightmare | T Nation

  1. Planet Fitness: The gym for people who don’t really want to get in shape, owned by people who really can’t afford for the members to be there.

  2. A survey of over 20 different Planet Fitness locations in 12 different states revealed that they provide no nutritional guidance. They do however supply candy and pizza.

  3. Planet Fitness seems to promise that health and fitness will ultimately be comfortable and not involve any real effort.

  4. Planet Fitness is a big, purple-colored adult daycare marketed to people afraid to go to an actual gym.

  5. Many Planet Fitness members do want to make progress of course, but the gym’s own rules and operating guidelines seem to dissuade this.

“We’re Not a Gym.” Obviously.

I’d heard things about Planet Fitness gyms that I found hard to believe. These stories included strict rules disallowing heavy weights

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