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Gym Etiquette For Men Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gym Etiquette For Men.

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

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

Toning vs. Bulking Up: The Real Facts

Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined...  Read more

Yoga Helps Prevent Middle-Age Spread

A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington has found that regular yoga practice may help normal-weight people prevent middle-age spread and may promote weight loss among those who are overweight. ...  Read more

Swimming at the gym for the first time and NERVOUS
Updated 7/15/2014 8:51:48 PM

Alrighty, so I just joined a gym for the first time in my life and today I will be using the pool for the first time. I used to be on swim team in high school, but that was 6 years and 40 pounds ago when I was actually fit lol. I'm SUPER NERVOUS abou...  Read more

App to Manually Track gym Mileage
Updated 7/15/2014 2:22:50 PM

I have several goald going on, and one is just to see how many miles I'm putting in a week. But the majority of those are on the gym equipment. The recumbent bike, elliptical, treadmill, and arc trainer. Since my speed is not constant I can't just pl...  Read more

Ditch the Gym Campaign- Free Exercise Suggestions
Updated 7/15/2014 12:32:15 AM

Hello my fellow Sparkers, I'd like to hear your suggestions of free exercise routines/ideas that you enjoy. Today I stumbled upon the **Fitness Blender** YouTube video series and put me to some serious work. It's a H.I.I.T. series for all...  Read more

Zumba Etiquette
Updated 7/10/2014 10:44:34 PM

I joined a Zumba studio in January of this year. I go to the night classes every week Monday through Friday. When I first started I noticed that there was a group of ladies that like to be all together. The class would start at 6pm but they would sav...  Read more

Need help: Working out without a gym or equipment
Updated 7/12/2014 3:45:36 PM

Hello everyone:) my name is Julianne and I just moved to Las Vegas and do not have a gym or equipment to use. What are the most effective body weight exercises to do inside an apartment since it's 110 degrees out most days....  Read more

Smiles for Motivation

I smile every time I think about going to the gym after work. I don't get down and think, "Man, I HAVE to go to the gym...39". I smile and think to myself, "Man! I GET to go the gym today! Woot! (little fit pump of success 104)....  Read more

Gym Time

Co ed gyms- i do not really like them - but its the only one near me - so i joined . what really drives me crazy is men - feeling the need to look at women - and keep this in mind- i do not work out in makeup ...why do men do this ? they are "not loo...  Read more

Men, You're Not Alone

This is a group for the GUYS ONLY please....  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

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