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How Safe Is Your Gym?

August 18, 20159 min
The gym should be a safe environment, including the equipment you use and the people you encounter.If you've recently joined a gym, you might have some questions about how safe it is. Not just safety in terms of how stable the equipment is or the overcrowding of a fitness class, but also feeling safe in the company of the people surrounding you.The gym is usually a place where people like to go to relieve stress, tension, and escape from the hectic day. That becomes a bit more difficult if you feel uncomfortable about using certain equipment or if someone is side-eying you from across the weight room.Fitness experts, Grace Desimone and Neal Pire, discuss how you can stay safe at your gym.

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