Going to the gym is no longer just about going to work out. These days, many of you are posting about your workouts on social media, which is great…until you become the annoying one, says Shaun Radford, Master Coach, Australian Institute of Fitness Queensland.
We all know that person, the one that is using’ the bench press while messaging their mates on their iPhone or the one taking selfies. Maybe it’s you?
You may be doing it to share your achievements, which is fantastic if that’s what motivates you. While some people love sharing these details with the world, it can be annoying for others when it’s done in the middle of the gym at peak use times. Remember you are in a shared environment, so always be mindful of other people.
The big thing to remember is that everyone is there for the same reason – to train! We all need to contribute to a great fitness environment. Follow some of these simple tips for successful training your way, without stepping on other people’s toes: