Blogs about Gym Etiquette

Forget About Others

Oh look how much that guy is lifting! Look at that lady attacking that treadmill! Stop, are you at the gym for you or to pay attention to all the people around you? That is a question that only you can answer.

Fitness: Choosing Activities that are right for you

 Getting in shape can be a challenge, but if you choose activities that suit you in every way, you will find it is much easier to stay motivated. When your exercise activities are fun and enjoyable, they are easier to stick with because you like doing them, even if they are hard work. 

Feelin' the Love at the PJCC (Blink and 10 years go by)

“Blink!... Blink!” ordered my ophthalmologist.  Two ophthalmologists checked my eyes for nearsightedness, complete with the eternal question, “Which is better? One? Or two?” Turns out I needed a daily dose of eye drops, especially working in windy Foster City. Otherwise I could see perfectly fine.

Gym Etiquette and Some

A few weeks ago the local newspaper, The La Crosse Tribune, shared an article about gym etiquette.  The article covered several major points to keep in my while at the gym, mostly the ones you think of right away like wear gym clothes, clean up equipment after yourself, smile, and share equipment.  As those stand as major “rules” to keep in mind, there are several more that I feel belong on the list.  These rules don’t necessary trump any other rule as all of the rules should be treated equally. 

10 Rules Of Gym Etiquette

Here is my “Top Ten” list of things you should and shouldn’t do in a crowded gym:

Things I will Never Judge You for at the Gym:

Things I Will Never Judge You For at the Gym:

Things to consider at the gym:

Just a couple things to consider at the gym:


I have a friend; let's call him Derek. Derek was an avid athlete and spent his fair time in the gym in University. The guy wasn't ripped but had some muscle. Derek is brilliant. So much so that he landed a 6-figure job directly out of University in New York. Fast-forward 5 years and he's making $500,000+ a year.


Today and from now on, pack your gym bag the night before you go to work and put it in aplace where you almost trip over it! You will be less likely to forget your training session that you have already scheduled!