Flex some consumer muscle

The gym contract is a swindle. Once you’ve paid your money and signed the papers, you’re not that likely to go back. Instead, a mixture of indolence and guilt means you keep on letting the direct debits trickle out of your account while you tell yourself that, yes, last month you failed but this month will be different. You’ll be the mayor of the NordicTrack cross trainer! You’ll trudge along on that treadmill with the noble dedication of an ultramarathoner! Other gym users will look at you with an awed sort of slant, and murmer, “Hey, you really seem to know your way around!”  Continue reading