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Losing weight can seem complicated. The City Athletic Club has a limited member approach and adjusts new enrollment efforts in order to preserve what creates an exceptional gym experience – not waiting for equipment, having some personal space, being pampered while you sweat, and enjoying the journey to that great new body. Weight management involves adopting a healthy lifestyle that includes a knowledge of nutrition, exercise, and a positive attitude. Learn more here. It can make you eat fewer calories overall — as long as you don’t overcompensate by eating much more during the eating periods. Quinoa is a complete plant protein—and serves up a whopping 8 grams per 1-cup serving! The fluffy grain also offers tons of gut-healthy fiber to keep you feeling satisfied. Bonus: It cooks up faster than brown rice and barley. Sometimes once each partner has cheated and the ‘score is even’, both partners end the infidelity and are able to re-energize their own relationship and remain loyal to each other. Though more often than not, revenge cheating only results in more hurt feelings and the end of what was likely a pretty unhappy and unhealthy relationship to begin with. I’ve never been a gym rat, so when I needed a place to (occasionally) exercise, I looked for the option that went softest on my paycheck. My local Planet Fitness charged no initiation fee and was only $10 a month — a bare-bones affair with no towels, toiletries, or a juice bar. But it wasn’t the ascetic state of locker-room amenities that ultimately made me uncomfortable heading to my gym. It was the men. After nine months of getting catcalled at PF, I finally quit last week. I’m not one who offends easily or even someone who’s persuaded easily. (See office air conditioning) But, the environment at Planet Fitness made me extremely uncomfortable, and it was clear that this is a situation where men’s comfort is valued over women’s. I’m not the only one who has experienced this. Margaret, a 28-year-old administrative professional also living in New York City describes how a guy at a different gym looked me up and down and commented on how he liked my yoga pants. Employees at my gym were in plain view.” The man then grabbed Margaret’s phone, insisting they exchange numbers, even though she vocally refused his advances. A few days later, Margaret mentioned the incident to her trainer. She had heard that this man approached women at the gym,” Margaret adds. So why was he still allowed back? At the PF that I just quit, the women’s locker rooms are located on the bottom floor, all the way at the back of the gym. To access them, women have to walk by the heavy-weights section — a place frequented, at my particular branch, mostly by men. (Shout out to the badass women lifting 25 million pounds in there, though. You are my heroes.) On any given day, there’d be anywhere from seven to 10 dudes along my walk. What this meant for me is that every time I wanted to get to the locker room, I would walk the length of an entire gym floor in front of a group consisting almost entirely of bros. Sometimes, nothing happened. But most of the time, there would be an inappropriate comment — a whistle or a subtle damn, baby.” On an average gym trip, I’d have to make this trek four times, and just the thought of it gave me anxiety the moment I arrived.