10 Things You Should Never Do at the Gym
Don't Hog Equipment
Be mindful of other gym-goers and share equipment when possible.
Don't Skip Warm-Ups
Warm up your muscles before exercising to prevent injury.
Don't Drop Weights
Dropping weights can damage equipment and potentially injure other gym-goers.
Don't Leave Sweat
Use a towel to wipe down equipment after use and avoid leaving pools of sweat on the gym floor.
Don't Ignore Gym Etiquette
Be aware of common gym etiquette, such as re-racking weights and not taking phone calls on the gym floor.
Strong perfumes or colognes can be distracting or even cause allergic reactions for other gym-goers.
Don't Use Equipment Incorrectly
Use equipment as intended to avoid injury and prevent damage to the equipment.
Don't Go Barefoot
footwear to avoid injury and maintain hygiene.
Loud noises can be disruptive to other gym-goers and make for an uncomfortable.
Don't Interrupt Others
Avoid interrupting others mid-workout and wait for a natural pause in their routine before approaching them.