Have you ever observed that you entered in the gym and found this place with a Comedy of manners, Instagram hub or an arena of wrestlers?
We believe, such kind of environment always disturb everyone concentration. Now, keep yourself in that place.
Would you feel comfortable and like to exercise there?
That is where gym etiquette come in place. Here we are going to discuss top 10 gym etiquette rules which not only make you well-educated fitness freak but also let you earn a nice experience with attracting personality.
1) Always keep a Towel.
Sweating feels good but it is good for you only because it’s yours. Bench and equipment also become the victim of your hard effort’s sweating. Always wipe up yourself and keep the bench and equipment clean after using them. Always wear washed clothes before entering the gym.
2) Don’t hog the equipment or cardio machines :
If someone is waiting for the equipment you are using, give it to them while you rest between sets. There is always a rush time when machines are less and freaks are more. Respect the time limit and don’t occupy the machine for much time. Try other exercises. Variety is very important for your overall fitness.
3) Use headphone :
Music helps in increasing the concentration. Everyone loves their own taste of music. You should always use earphone while working out. There might be some other guy who hates it when you play it on speaker.
4) Sharing is caring :
A candle loses nothing by lighting another candle. Always help someone who is making mistake while reps. Don’t comment or make fun on their mistake. Give them some tips and make a great connection by helping them. If you are a beginner, always try to seek guidance from the trainer before using any machine. Don’t be omniscient.
5) Give space to others :
Always leave room around you and allow others to exercise as well. Some people are tight with their schedule and not get a proper place to exercise. This quality will be highlighting your courtesy towards them.
6) Provide ETA and offer ‘Work In’ :
When you are asked about time you will take to finish your sets then tell them a particular time i.e 10 minutes or 12 minutes and offer them to do exercise alternatively in between your sets.
7) Don’t walk in front of someone while lifting :
Weightlifting needs the concentration. Keep a distance and don’t come in lifter’s line of sight. Moving around or walking distract them and it can lead to injury as well.
8) Don’t make it social gathering hub :
Generally many get involved in gossips. They find it quite cool talking about their everyday life in the gym with their fellow mates, having competition with each other and so on. You are there to train yourself, so train!
9) Put equipment back to rack :
There is a scientific fact, if you don’t throw your dumbbells just after completing your reps and take it to keep into racks, it helps in increasing your strength. Always put all your equipment after using them.
10) Never stare at others :
When you are in the gym, there is a good chance you can see plenty of physically fit and attractive people. Always remember, By staring it makes uncomfortable and unsettled. So avoid getting into this habit.
Now it’s your time to reach your fitness goal with the right courtesy and helping nature. So what are you waiting for? Start living a healthy life and let us know your gym experience in the comment section. . . . . stay tuned. . .