Sure, you're sweaty (and maybe a little stinky), but that doesn't mean you should throw etiquette out the window at the gym. In fact, with all those people packed into one place and sweating up a storm, good behavior is a necessity for keeping the peace. We spoke to fitness experts about the rules of workout etiquette so that whether you're a newbie or a gym rat, you can be sure to fit right in.
Rule #1: Take your calls outside.
Nowadays, with everyone listening to music on their smartphones, it can be tempting to pick up a call-or make a quick one-while you're working out. Everyone else has headphones on, so no big deal, right? Wrong, says Jennifer Fleischer, an exercise specialist and nutrition and lifestyle coach in San Francisco. "I'm always surprised to see women park themselves on a machine, whip out their cell phones and start catching up with friends while 'working out,'" she says. Not only will it disturb other gym-goers, but it can alsoRead More »from 10 Gym Etiquette Rules