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Gym 101

If you work out at the gym, the list below will help you lower transmission of germs and lower your risk of an injury.

  • Warm up before aerobic activity.
    1. Aerobic activity is any repetitive exercise that increases you heart rate.
    Stretch.
    1. Stretch before and after aerobic activity to help prevent injuries.
    Do not exercise too intensely.
    1. A longer, more moderate workout is more effective than a short, intense one.

  • Do not lean heavily on the stair-stepper rails
    1. Leaning heavily on the stair-stepper rails will put a lot of unnecessary weight on your wrists and back. Unnecessary leaning can cause injuries to your wrists and back.
    Drink water during your workout.
    1. Drinking water will help reduce your chances of becoming dehydrated. Dehydration reduces performance.
    Do not jerk weights.
    1. Jerking weights can cause your muscles to jerk which puts them at risk for injury.
    Do not lift too much weight
    1. Lift weights that are comfortable to you and gradually increase.
    Wipe down machines before and after use
    1. Wipe down machines will help reduce your risk of catching a virus.
    Cool down after you have finished your main workout program.Do not leave equipment lying around the weight room
    1. Someone could trip over misplaced gym equipment.
    Wash your hands before going home
    1. Wash your hands with warm soapy water to help kill germs that you may have picked up from some of the machines.
  • Do not take large sums of cash to the gym and leave in your car or locker.

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