Gym

Top 5 Most Popular Workouts At the Gym

While there are an infinite amount of different exercises you could knock out every time you go to the gym, only a handful of “staples” are practiced by pretty much every single person that wants to build a healthier, fitter body that won’t look bad when beach season rolls around. The top 5 most popular…
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How to Avoid Germs at the Gym

Most gym-goers know the gym is not exactly the most sanitary place. It’s important to practice good hygiene etiquette and wipe down gym machines and/or equipment after each use, but that’s not always the case. Here are some ways to avoid germs at the gym: Bring Your Own Gear You may think it’s inconvenient to…
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5 Reasons To Wipe Gym Equipment

As much as you love working out at the gym, avoiding bacteria is a great idea. Wanna know your gym’s dirty little secret? It holds a great variety of germs, bacteria, and pesky bugs that cause colds and flu, athlete’s foot, and skin infections. They are everywhere. Here’s how to protect yourself. Since Athlete’s foot…
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Should You Wipe Down Gym Yoga Mats to Avoid Germs?

A majority of gyms have a rule for their members to wipe down all equipment after use. Yet, there are tons of members that forego the wiping down of equipment daily. There are no rules about wiping down the communal yoga mats at the gym. It’s even possible the mats never get wiped down at…
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Gym Etiquette 101

The Unwritten Rules of the Gym All gyms have rules for guests to abide by but it doesn’t cover all the unwritten rules established by frequent gym-goers. While these rules may be unwritten they’re a big part of keeping harmony within the gym world. Many people follow gym etiquette to make everyone’s experience at the…
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How to Freshen Up After a Workout Without a Shower

So, you just finished a hardcore, sweat-inducing workout. But, you need to get to work or somewhere important ASAP. Sometimes the only time people have to workout is before work or during lunch, which doesn’t always leave a lot of time to shower afterward. Plenty of people skip the shower after a workout but it…
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Gross Things People Do At the Gym That Will Make You Cringe

The gym is a great place to workout and stay motivated in your fitness routine. Unfortunately, it is also a place filled with germs at every corner. This is mainly due to the many people that go to gyms. Here are some of the gross things people do at the gym. Not Wiping Down Gym…
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8 Tips to Avoid Germs at the Gym

No, it’s not all in your head, and you are not just being a germophobe. The warm, sweaty atmosphere at the gym is the ideal breeding ground for bacteria and all types of germs. Follow these tips to avoid the all too common gym germs and save your sick days for something a little more…
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Good Hygiene Habits to Have at the Gym

Hygiene Habits to Practice at the Gym Exercising is great for your body and overall health as is good hygiene. Whether you exercise at the gym, school, or a private club there is a chance you’ll be exposed to sweaty clothes and germ-ridden exercise equipment. These items can lead to an increased risk for fungal…
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Wipe Down Your Gym Equipment Before and After Each Use

Is it really necessary to wipe down your gym equipment before and after each use? Most people do, but there are always those who don’t. They work out, walk away, and never return with a towel to clean up their mess, and nothing is more disturbing to everyone who witnesses this sweat crime. At the…
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