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Gym Changing Room Etiquette Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gym Changing Room Etiquette.

Proper Gym Etiquette

I hadn’t been to the gym for a few days and was really looking forward to a good workout. It was just after six in the evening and the place was packed but a recumbent bike was available so I signed up for 30 minutes and hopped on, anticipating...  Read more

Beat the Crowds at the Gym

If you have a gym membership, you know how frustrating it can be when the gym is too crowded for comfort. Isn't it tough enough to muster the motivation to head out the door to exercise? Then you arrive, dressed and ready for a workout, only to f...  Read more

How to Feel Less Intimidated in the Weight Room

Strength training is no longer just for bodybuilders or athletes. Over the last few years, strength training has gained a lot of popularity in the fitness world among both men and women and across all age groups. This is awesome because strength trai...  Read more

The Benefits of Eating Together

"Come and get it!" It may be dinnertime, but when was the last time your family sat down and enjoyed a mealtogether? With music lessons, ball practice, play rehearsal, and work schedules, it can be tough. Rounding up the troops for an eveni...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to the SparkPeople Message Boards

We are very excited you are here and hope this will be a timely source of support and motivation as you work toward your goals. Did you know that SparkPeople members who use the Message Boards are more likely to lose weight than those who do not? In...  Read more

life style change
Updated 3/22/2015 9:09:56 AM

Hi. My name is ashley. I'm 26 and am making a lifestyle change and this involves trying to loss weight. I live in oklahoma city and go to planet fitness. I currently weigh 250 lbs and would like to get to 160. I would like a work out buddy to help ke...  Read more

Ready and willing to make the necessary changes.
Updated 3/20/2015 8:03:19 AM

Hi, my name is Gail and I'm ready to make lifestyle changes to improve my health and well-being. I look forward to hearing and receiving support from the many bloggers who are trying to improve themselves for the better....  Read more

Day 1 of my life change. Had a chocolate peanut b
Updated 3/19/2015 9:40:45 PM

Day 1 of my life change. Had a chocolate peanut butter whey shake for breakfast, a snack, salad and a boiled egg for lunch, another snack, and then turkey taco salad for dinner. Getting ready to eat a halo for my last snack. Walked up and down 13 w...  Read more

Ok, went and worked out for an hr at the gym which
Updated 3/19/2015 9:33:07 PM

Ok, went and worked out for an hr at the gym which included elliptical and treadmill. Done machines although some aren't on here. Anyway, I wanted to cry not from pain it what ever just cry...what's up with crying after working out?!?! :-/...  Read more

Good suggestions Shen. Changing any, or some, of t

Good suggestions Shen. Changing any, or some, of those variables should help spark your body into losing again. Good luck! You can do it! And congrats on the 40 lbs already lost!...  Read more

best friend!

the sauna room can be a bestfriend to someone that spends 4-6 days a week at the gym...319...  Read more

Change at work to go to the gym

I go to the gym in the afternoons (can't do mornings) but can find a million excuses between my work and home. If I change at work instead of at the gym, having those gym clothes on makes my excuses disappear! And then I don't have to mess with the l...  Read more


CHANGE STATIONS NOW! =) This is a place for Curves Circuit Sisters: Women who love their Curves!...  Read more

Sweatiquette: Answers to Common Exercise Etiquette Questions

Have you ever wondered about how to handle sticky situations at the gym, in yoga class, or when exercising outdoors? We got expert advice on questions about how to deal with sticky workout situations.   Weighty TalkQ. "My friend gloats abou...  Read more

Gym Pet Peeves: Do You Have Any?

Last week while I was at the gym, a gentleman in his 60ís got on the treadmill next to mine reeking of Aramis cologne. The only reason I knew the scent was because it is the only cologne my father-in-law has worn for the past 25 years. Let me tell yo...  Read more