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Texas gym caters only to obese people

DALLAS -- Gym memberships usually increase in January following the holidays, but one new gym is exclusive. It only lets in people who really need to work out.

Downsize Fitness in Dallas does not cater to the fit, but proudly to the fat. Before anyone steps inside, they must step on a scale.

This gym is only for the obese people who need to drop at least 50 pounds. The owners said they realized fitness clubs often scare away the people who need the most help.

The company opened its first locations in Las Vegas and Chicago last year. The Dallas location opened in September.

Members who do lose weight are welcome to stay.

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