Six Gym Membership Pitfalls: Consumers Share Their Stories

Rita R. Robison
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gym membership pitfalls contract problems

If you're ready to commit to going a gym to get fit, be careful.

Complaints against gyms and health clubs are increasing, reports the Better Business Bureau. In 2009, the BBB received more than 7,780 complaints, up 21% from the previous year.

Six California consumers, all of whom filed complaints with the BBB, told Consumer Ally their stories to help others avoid the pitfalls that they experienced.