Please wash your hands in the gym, personal trainers, too!

by glenn on December 14, 2010

It”s no secret that everyone who goes to the gym is seeking to get fit or stay fit to live a healthy lifestyle. Yet, our gyms are a germ-fest at every dumbell, treadmill, machine, and mat.   For everyone”s safety, wash your hands and wipe down your equipment.

When you”re sick you can”t go the gym.

As New Yorkers, we enter the gym from many different well populated venues.  People travel to the gym via busses and subways, coming from offices, stores, and apartment buildings.  With the scores of people utilizing all of these places, seats, handrails, door handles, and buttons become veritable hotspots for sharing germs.  Do yourself and everyone a favor and wash your hands before beginning your workout.

I find it ironic that most of us will wipe down the machine or mat ONLY after we”ve used it.   We don”t want others to have to deal with our germs, but why should we have to deal with theirs?  Grab a gym wipe and clean the machine before using it.  You”ll avoid using a sick day.

Studies in past years have shown that only 1 in 6 people will was their hands after using the bathroom.  The number of unwashed hands must SA players have quite a few casino s that cater to their needs as far as games go and with many online casino s offering special incentives for SA players there are a ton of reasons players should log in and play at their favourite SA online casino . be starkly higher at the gym.  With only a small percentage of people washing their hands or wiping down the equipment, how can you afford to take chances?

If you use a personal trainer NYC, encourage them to follow the same ethos. They spend more time at the gym than you.  A personal trainer NYC needs to set the example as a teacher and advocate ensuring that you learn proper form and gym etiquette. They essentially touch the weights more than most members, as they are constantly handing them to their clients and placing them back where they belong.  They should be advocating for others to wash their hands, as well as encouraging the wiping down of equipment.  Plus, if they get sick you”re more likely to miss a session.

After a sweaty, intense workout, it’s not only the right thing to do, but wiping down the equipment and putting it back keeps everyone safe from illness and injury.  Enjoy your workout!


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