Planet Fitness: Reviewed

First Impressions

Recently moving to a new area, I was in need of a gym. Planet Fitness is right around the corner from where I’m staying, is a well-known name, and is cheap…like dirt cheap. Fortunately for me, this particular location had just recently opened for business, so it still has that new gym smell. You know what I’m talking about…that weird new rubber smell that lingers on your clothes after you’ve left the facility. Now, I will be honest, I am not a fan of the “Judgement Free Zone” thing they tout at Planet Fitness; not because I judge people, but because it brings me a weird awareness to judgement…like now I feel I’m being judged..I don’t know. It’s almost like they’re pushing it too hard. This is probably just a me problem.

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If Nutrition Accounts For A Majority Of Your Success, Why Exercise?

Last week I wrote about the importance of nutrition in achieving your fitness goals. Nutrition is HUGE. It’s so huge, in fact, that if you do not change your diet; it is most likely that you will not be able to achieve the end result weight loss goals that you have set for yourself. So you may be asking yourself right now, “What’s the point of working out, then? If I change my diet, I’ll reach my weight loss goals.” Yes, that may be true, but here’s why you want to workout. Here’s why you want to participate in regular cardiovascular and resistance training.

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