It’s a jungle out there in the gym world, so look at the contract carefully before signing off.
When your local gym says they'll help you lose weight, we're sure you don't assume it'll be from your hip pocket. CHOICE reveals the pressure tactics gyms use to lock you into their contracts, so you get stuck on the treadmill of ongoing payments. We can also guide you toward some of the more transparent gyms, where they're less likely to use underhanded techniques to strong arm you into membership.
The gym experts
Our researchers and journalists slog away looking at the fine print in dozens of gym membership contracts to find the hidden tricks and loopholes you need to know about. Follow their guidance and you can rest assured your workout won't hit your bank balance more than your spare tyre.
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