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originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
a reply to: IAMTAT
But back the the business of that business. It's a business. A marketing decision. This person thinks that she has found a niche in the market place to own her own business. Yes? She has utilized her freedom to take part in the business community to serve a certain demographic, women who want to work out but do not want the ''testosterone filled'' environment of a cross gender gym.
Simple as that.
originally posted by: grey580
a reply to: opethPA
Women only gyms have been around since the 60's. Look up Elaine Powers.
I still don't see why you are outraged over this.
Nice to have a little sweaty feminine scenery in front of you during squat-thrusts.
originally posted by: Xtrozero
originally posted by: opethPA
"High-intensity, women-only fitness studios have become increasingly popular across the country as women get fed up with being hit on, eyed, “mansplained” to, or otherwise intimidated at the gym, which can be a testosterone-fueled environment — particularly in the weight room."
I think the 80s are calling you...Obama...
To be honest I go to 24 hr and there are a good number of women there all the time and I have yet to see a women "mansplained". People are very courteous so the days of guys hitting on women and wimpy men getting ridiculed about the light weight they lift I think are something from the past. I have noticed over the years that headsets kind of drive people into their own little workout worlds anyways at the gym.
originally posted by: DictionaryOfExcuses
a reply to: ketsuko
But that would be hasty as hell, for you are saying outright that patrons of an all-female gym are irrational and insane. I don't think you truly believe that.
It's the second group that you mentioned that would be the target audience for this women's-only gym... For whatever reason, they're uncomfortable, and will seek a more comfortable atmosphere.
originally posted by: IAMTAT
a reply to: TerryMcGuire
So you never appreciate an attractive person while you're doing something?
You've never noticed an attractive person while you're shopping, working, or even walking down the street?
You're being insincere if you say "never".
It's called human nature, Terry.
Stop your virtue signalling...and be honest with yourself...and with others here.