Kinesiolgy Specialists
Kinesiolgy Specialists

Home
recess for teachers
meet dr. dave's team
ask dr. dave
in the news
sports conditioning
fitness facts
arthritis classes
fitness testing
payment plans
testimonials
job ops
contact dr. dave

DR. DAVE'S FITNESS FACTS

Yearly Gym Memberships
By Tim Hartford, Financial Times columnist
July 13, 2008

We all know people who sign up for a 12-month gym membership in January—and give up their fitness regimes by March. Why do they enter into such costly commitments? "People make a choice that suggests they're too confident about their future attendance," says Ulrike Malmendier of UC Berkeley. Malmendier and colleague Stefano DellaVigna found that four out of five gym-goers they studies could have saved money by paying per visit instead. So before joining for a year, be realistic about how much you'll go.

Tim Hartford, a Financial Times columnist, is author of "The Logic of Life: The Rational Economics of an Irrational World."

 

If you have any questions regarding fitness and wellness, please feel free to contact me at (817) 648-6999.

Listen to Dr. Dave's radio interview regarding kids and weight training.

Click here to request more information and/or rates.

 
 
Copyright © Kinesiolgy Specialists, all rights reserved.
Site Map