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 > 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 It's Hard to Believe These Blueberry Pancakes Are Actually Good For You From Soups to Smoothies: 19 Recipes For Kale Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep A Protein- and Veggie-Packed Frittata You're Going to Love 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.