Many already know the no to cellphones, the need to re- rack weights and the likes. Such etiquette is needed to get everyone smiling, not scowling, whenever they see you at the gym. However, there’s more to it than that. To refresh everyone’s gym etiquette, so everyone has a great time working out, we give you 12 more.
1) DON’T USE A MAT OR BENCH WITHOUT CLEANING IT
Dirty stretching mats and exercise benches sometimes contain viruses, bacteria and fungi. If your cut or scrape touches these germ-infested surfaces, you could get a severe infection.
Every commercial gym offers a variety of sprays, wipes and sanitizers you can use to disinfect surfaces quickly. Always clean them before and after using.