The 11 Things We Wish People Would Immediately Stop Doing at the Gym
Working out releases endorphins, and endorphins make you happy — so hitting the gym should be like the adult equivalent of visiting Disneyland, right? In reality, getting our butt to the gym is a challenge, and once we get sweating, there are always certain gym-goers who distract us from our treadmill routines. It stinks, but certain bad behaviors by others can spoil even the best workout. Read on for the 11 gym faux pas that we feel can really kill the mood, plus if there any others that really grind your gears, share them in the comments!
Getting Too Close For Comfort
Every treadmill is open, but they choose the one right next to you. Really?
Failing to Clean Their Sweat Off of a Machine
Well, we're definitely not getting on that elliptical.
Abusing the Locker Room
We all need a little something called personal space.
Having a One-Person Party
When we can hear the Shakira song through their headphones, it's time to take it down a notch.
Getting Too Loud and Proud While Lifting
Grunting, dropping weights, yelling in excitement . . . we could live without them.
Hogging Our Stretch Space
They've commandeered a ball, roller, and block and take up the entire stretching mat, leaving us one teeny-tiny corner — great, thanks.
Making Personal Calls on the Treadmill
We now know the intimate details of last night's Tinder date, plus what their mom ate for dinner.
Loudly Leaving Yoga Class With 10 Minutes Left
So. Not. Zen.
Complaining Through Their Entire Workout
Maybe it's time to call it a day?
Loving Themselves a Little Too Much
They won't stop winking at their reflection, and it's making us uncomfortable.
Attempting to Cut the Line For Spin Class