The fitness industry is full of fakes.
Promises that can't be achieved.
And moneymaking schemes of all stripes.
Add on top people willing to set aside education, teaching, habit-building, and training towards long-term success in return for whatever gets your money now, and it's a mess.
The recent revelations about The Biggest Loser - allegations of drug use, the rebound of contestants to their original weight, and so on - are typical of what you'll find.
Henry Croft over at Gym-Talk did a nice roundup of the b.s. you'll find in the industry:
The Worst Of The Fitness Industry (NSFW)
It's got vulgar language, mild nudity, photoshopped models, and lots and lots of British-isms. But it's got a lot of truth in it. Sadly, if it sounds too good to be true - it is. Worth the look.
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