If You’re Going Back To The Gym, Avoid These 9 Things

And what experts want you to do during COVID instead.

A person with natural hair wears a mask while she checks in to her gym. Even if you feel safe going ...
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Don't Do What You Don't Need To

Showering at your gym might have been part of your ritual pre-COVID, but Emma Middlebrook, a personal trainer and the owner of REP Movement, says that if you don't need to do something... don't. That also includes hugging your gym buddies.


Don't Put Your Sweaty Towels On Public Surfaces

Bianca Russo, a personal trainer and founder of Body Positive Bootcamp, says that the common gym practice of tossing your towel on a nearby bench is officially canceled. Keep it slung across your shoulders instead.