you work out at the gym, the list below will help you lower transmission of germs
and lower your risk of an injury.
up before aerobic activity.
- Aerobic activity is any repetitive exercise
that increases you heart rate.
not exercise too intensely.
- Stretch before
and after aerobic activity to help prevent injuries.
longer, more moderate workout is more effective than a short, intense one.
not lean heavily on the stair-stepper rails
water during your workout.
- 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.
not jerk weights.
- Drinking water will help reduce your chances
of becoming dehydrated. Dehydration reduces performance.
not lift too much weight
weights can cause your muscles to jerk which puts them at risk for injury.
down machines before and after use
weights that are comfortable to you and gradually increase.
down after you have finished your main workout program.Do not leave equipment
lying around the weight room
down machines will help reduce your risk of catching a virus.
your hands before going home
- Someone could trip over misplaced gym equipment.
Do not take large sums of
cash to the gym and leave in your car or locker.
your hands with warm soapy water to help kill germs that you may have picked up
from some of the machines.