Gym Etiquette

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    Keep It Clean: 6 Steps To Better Gym Hygiene

    By: Womens Health

    Nobody's ever accused gyms of being clean enough to eat off the floor. But that's no excuse to let down your guard. Follow these rules to help you keep from catching—or spreading—the "gym bug!"

    Date Added: May 28, 2013

  • 8 Things You Should Never Do At The Gym

    By: Bill Geiger

    Do you sit between sets of a tough leg exercise, or waste time on your phone during your workouts? Stop the madness! Check out this guide to 8 things you shouldn't do at the gym.

    Date Added: Jun 17, 2015

  • 5 Cures For Gym Intimidation

    By: Jonathan Goodman, CSCS

    Are you doing everything you can to make the weight room a welcoming, encouraging place to those who need it most? Strengthen the world by being a better ambassador of the iron!

    Date Added: Mar 16, 2015

  • Don't Be THAT Guy: Weird People In The Gym

    By: Par Deus

    By: Paul DiObilda. We all know these types of guys at the gym. You’ve probably seen one, know one, or hell, you may even be one.

    Date Added: Aug 20, 2014

  • 10 Habits Of Highly Offensive Gym Goers

    By: Cassie Smith

    Read these 10 gym 'don'ts' to ensure that you're being an obliging, neighborly gym member. You don’t want to be the gym jerk!

    Date Added: Dec 24, 2012

  • Oops! How To Fix 8 Fitness Blunders

    By: Cassie Smith

    Nobody is perfect: the mistakes we make in our quest for fitness are proof enough. Use these blooper band-aids to get you back on track.

    Date Added: Aug 15, 2012

  • Cardio World Episode 7: Gym Don'ts

    By: Contributing Writer

    In episode 7 of Cardio World, Alicia and Todd lay down the law about gym etiquette!

    Date Added: Jul 2, 2012

  • Ric's Corner: Sweat In Gyms Part 2.

    By: Ric Drasin

    As the conversation continues, it's mutually agreed upon that it's fine to sweat in the gym - for either sex, but, not too much. Ric also shares some little known off-beat facts about wrestlers hygiene plus a bonus about 70's locker room colognes, and Noella about gym born bacterial infections. Turns out gym equipment and wrestling mats can also double as lab experiments in the proper environments. The other side of the coin is over-fragrancing, inducing headaches and raising annoyance levels. To those interested, Ric finally discloses his secret scent to conclude the series.

    Date Added: Jan 10, 2011

  • Ric's Corner: Sweat In Gyms Part 1.

    By: Ric Drasin

    Ric and Noella broach an important but embarrassing subject: body odor in the gym. Bottom line - you're going to sweat, but there are ways to control the offensive qualities of it. Noella suggests that the more hydrated you are, the less of a problem you will have with odor in the gym, so drink up. Ric's primary uncensored advice - hand washing to prevent bacteria from spreading, and fast-thinking fist bumps over handshakes (invented for that very purpose). Noella is shocked to hear about water fountain habits, but questions men's perspective of sweaty women.

    Date Added: Jan 3, 2011

  • A Bodybuilder Is Born: Episode 41 - Put A Value On Your Time And Experience!

    By: Ron Harris

    You've developed your physique where others can see you know what you're doing, and they want your help... for free. Put a value on your experience and see where I had to draw the line and say no. Learn more.

    Date Added: Jul 30, 2010

  • Ric's Corner: Gym Etiquette.

    By: Ric Drasin

    Gym manners were different back in the day, no radios, no leaving weights out, and no distractions. Ric rants on everything from co-ed showers and celebrity trainers to hogging machines and dropping weights.

    Date Added: Feb 2, 2010

  • Mind Your Behavior: A Physique Exclusive To Improve Gym Etiquette!

    By: Contributing Writer

    After close examination at major gyms and clubs we see that gym etiquette is getting worse - many simply don't know how to behave while they work out. Here are great examples of what's wrong and tips to make it better. Learn more.

    Date Added: Apr 14, 2009

  • What Does Proper Gym Etiquette Consist Of?

    By: Topic Of The Week

    What does proper gym etiquette consist of? Don't be the hazardous disrespectful gym rat that annoys so many. Here's a list of simple common-sense rules for gym etiquette and the most annoying things many still do.

    Date Added: Dec 30, 2008

  • Metroflex Gym: See The Power - Episode 2: Grunting In The Gym!

    By: Metroflex Gym

    Metroflex Gym in Arlington, Texas is the most famous hardcore gym in America. Watch this new video series and see why people drive from hundreds of miles around just to train there!

    Date Added: Oct 29, 2008

  • Major Pet Peeves In Gym Etiquette - Your Mother Doesn't Work Here!

    By: Lisa Sutton

    Where has gym etiquette gone? I have been around gyms for over twenty years and have never seen the outrageous things I see going on today. Here’s a brief list on the latest gym pet peeves and how to improve.

    Date Added: Jun 30, 2008

  • Valentine's Day Training Tips: How To Get That Hot Fitness Babe!

    By: Cristina Lianchic

    Boys, if you're trying to hit on a gal in the gym, you've got to use tact! Don't be an @ss. Here are three amazingly useful tips to use when trying to hook up at the gym!

    Date Added: Feb 13, 2008

  • Hardcore Gyms - A Thing Of The Past?

    By: Tim Wescott

    Where did the hardcore gyms go? Most people in gyms today don't have a clue what they are trying to accomplish. Follow my rant as I load this up with sarcasm, and if you are one of those with no idea then start learning and train harder!

    Date Added: Feb 4, 2008

  • 30 Tips To Attract A Gym Bunny!

    By: Maria Kang

    The gym has become a Mecca for 'meeting and greeting' new people. This 'meat market' has increased the popularity of single sex gyms. Learn some great do's and don'ts right here about gym etiquette!

    Date Added: Jun 28, 2007

  • How Do You Prepare For The Gym?

    By: Topic Of The Week

    How do you prepare for the gym? Find out what other people from the message boards think...

    Date Added: Jan 6, 2006

  • How To [Not] Get Popular In The Gym!

    By: Matt Danielsson

    Do you like being unpopular? Do you like being hated? Check out these tips on how to [NOT] get popular in the gym...

    Date Added: May 26, 2004

  • Gym Ethics: Do You Know Them?

    By: Peter Knopfler

    In my 31 years of experience in the gym (athletic clubs) environment, visiting and participating in gyms around the world, there is a definite silent code of acceptable behavior. Please let me remind you.

    Date Added: Jan 19, 2004

  • The Codes Of The Gym!

    By: Nick Nilsson

    Most gyms have a written set of rules to govern our behavior while working out. ALL gyms, however, have an unwritten code of behavior that is not always readily apparent to sometimes even the most advanced of us. The aim of this report is to tell you the written as well as the unwritten rules of behavior in the gym.

    Date Added: Aug 27, 2003

  • Gym Etiquette: Are You The Gym Jerk?

    By: Randy Herring

    Are you the gym jerk? Or the bodybuilding brother? Read about gym etiquette here and find out which role you play!

    Date Added: Jun 17, 2003

  • Gym Etiquette: The Do's And Don'ts In The Gym

    By: Matt Danielsson

    Every once in a while you see obscure articles in the mags where they raise a nagging finger and babble about do's and do not's in the gym. Here are my 5 rules to never break!

    Date Added: May 20, 2003

  • Gym Etiquette: How To Avoid Getting Yelled At

    By: Jon Huston

    If you are like me, the gym is a sacred place where you can go to get away from the everyday world. It's a place where you can let off all the steam that builds up after eight hours of work. Why, then, do so many people desecrate such a holy place? My answer: Because they are idiots. I am going to tell you what to look for and how to prevent it.

    Date Added: May 20, 2003

  • Iron Rules: Follow These Rules When In The Gym

    By: Dave Draper

    It's a gym for crying out loud, not a subway station. Take heed of these gym etiquette do's and don'ts... or else.

    Date Added: May 20, 2003

  • Alternative Bodybuilding!

    By: Delbert Hickman

    How many times do you notice those persons sitting around waiting for some particular equipment to become free so they can continue working out? See what Delbert has to say!

    Date Added: Mar 16, 2002