POPSUGAR Fitness Healthy Living How the Gym Locker Room Can Make You Sick 6 Things You Shouldn't Do in a Gym Locker Room by Jenny Sugar 11/01/11 46 Shares Like us on Facebook Sign up for our daily newsletter > Previous Photo 1 of 7 View on One Page ADVERTISEMENT ( more slides) Next Share This Link Copy 1 6 Things You Shouldn't Do in a Gym Locker Room There are plenty of ways the gym can make you sick, and the locker room is no safe haven from germs. To prevent illness, make sure you avoid these unhealthy habits whenever you're in the gym's locker room. Previous Photo 1 of 7 View on One Page ADVERTISEMENT ( more slides) Next Read More Gym CultureHealthy LivingColdsFluFitness Healthy Living 3 Things Taylor Swift Always Does to Lead a Healthy, Active Lifestyle Chronic-Illness Sufferers Are Coming Together in the Most Powerful Way Possible What to Eat (and Not Eat) Before Your Run How to Lose Those Last 5 Pounds POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests. Get Results With Our Fitness Newsletter Personalize Running Yoga Working Out Weight Loss Sign up with facebook or By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR.