Many of you may have heard my thoughts on doctors. For the “most part” I believe they don’t really want to help you get healthier. They really would love for people to stay sick, that way they can keep prescribing medication (to further enhance problems) to keep the paychecks coming in from the pharmaceutical companies. The pharm companies fund the medical schools, and this is how they are taught.
Well I had a thought yesterday, while visiting a 24 hour fitness: I believe most gyms don’t want to make their clients healthy either. First of all it is in their best interest if you pay for the membership and never come. And for those who do come they are confronted with nothing but useless machines, under qualified trainers, and laughable aerobics classes. This will give the illusion that you are doing work and will quickly lead to a plateau. At which point the client either quits coming to the gym because nothing is returned on their hard work (which is the main goal- sign up members and hope they don’t come), or they BUY SUPPLEMENTS from the gym, because thats what all the posters say on the walls (“Take this to get fit!”…Yippee!). Which are basically free money for the gym. Supplements are super cheap to make and easy to sell to dissatisfied people thinking that it will help with their health. When really the supplements are totally useless, and probably more dysfunctional then optimizing. But hey its all a never ending cycle founded on the fact that either people pay for memberships they don’t use, or load themselves up with these useless powders and potions while the gym owner laughs at all the fools paying him for no results….
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