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 24 Shares Like us on Facebook Sign up for our daily newsletter > Follow us on Pinterest 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 All the Black Friday and Cyber Monday Fitness Deals You Need to Know The Definitive Guide to Getting Better Sleep Guys Trying Kombucha and Kale Chips For the First Time Is Hilariously on Point The 11 Worst Things People Do at the Gym 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 Weight Loss Working Out Yoga Sign up with facebook or By signing up, I agree to the Terms and to receive emails from POPSUGAR.