June 16, 2014
Ah, personal trainers. I've never had one of my own, but I’ve suffered through enough gym memberships to understand their habits. For most of my young life, I was in awe of these competitively "healthy" male narcissists. I believed they could teach me – along with all losers of the world – how to be safe from Fat and Ugly. All I had to do was max out my cardio, hit the weight machine, eat less (aka get an eating disorder) and suddenly, I would morph into a perfect replica of someone else.
My conclusion now is that while necessary, personal trainers are not always healthy. Or useful. Actually, there is something wrong with them....