While there is no rules handbook handed out when one joins a gym, there are expected norms of behavior within a gym environment. As such, most of these are unwritten rules that unfortunately not enough people know. Again, while common sense should dictate most of these behaviors - like being a good person, picking up after yourself, and being conscientious of others - there is unfortunately the need to get into more detail and provide more clarification with regard to gym behavior. Thus, we have our Top 14 Rules of Gym Etiquette - things that you should adhere to for your benefit as part of the community and your fellow gym members. In the shared space of a gym, you really don’t want to be “that” guy who annoys everyone else in the gym. So let’s dive in….
Introduction to Gym Etiquette
Top 14 Rules of Gym Etiquette
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