It all went down in the ladies’ locker room. Seven women, all members of the same Connecticut fitness club and all clients of the same male and—one can assume—rather handsome personal trainer, finally put two and two together. A catfight ensued. The trainer lost his job; the seven women, a good measure of their dignity.
It sounds like one of those modern myths—that, or an old Sex and the City episode buried somewhere in our collective cultural subconscious. But it’s a true story (at least according to two friends) and one that’s increasingly familiar as more people turn to trainers in search of a brand new body, and, as in the case of the Fairfield County Seven, more.