She joined the gym, got a trainer
who had her run on a treadmill,
swim laps, and her target weight
still eludes her.
Staff members in khakis and polo
shirts lead gym members through
exercises and reward them with
yogurt vegetable parfaits.
Lolita is optimistic, smiles gamely
during her workouts while snacking
If only her legs weren’t so short.
More than half of these Americans
are overweight. Diet without exercise
isn’t enough. So they have been hitting
the gyms and spas around the country.
Eating yogurt vegetable parfaits to help
solve the problem. Ms. Walsh offers
one-on-one, 24-hour care and training
for Lolita at only $1,250 a month.
Lolita is putting on extra pounds
because a dachshund is a breed
prone to getting overweight.
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