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Proof that exercise is terrible for you: The Post reports that a "very large" (their words, not ours) gym-goer was tossed across a Harlem gym yesterday by a rogue piece of equipment. "If you are on a machine, it's you versus the machine," explained a witness who clearly has seen The Terminator too many times. "She was, like, sling-shot from it." The best part of the article comes at the end, which consists of four paragraphs about a totally different obesity-related incident (as if to say "Elsewhere in fatty news...") You stay classy, New York Post. [NYP]