Kids Who Need Exercise Join Gyms & Get Personal Trainers Instead of Playing Sports or Sledding

Who knows how big an issue this is outside NY and LA, but the NYT has a story about how more an dmore kids are joining gyms, and gyms are being modified to accommodate them: Playtime at the Health Club. Yuck. Cool.

"With health statistics pointing at an increasingly obese population, the national preoccupation with weight is leading the parents of teenagers and even younger children to sign them up at gyms tailored to them, hire personal trainers and schedule workouts as they do piano lessons."


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