Getting yourself to the gym may lead to fit and healthy life, but what’s the point if your gym is making you sick? Norovirus, which causes diarrhea and vomiting can survive for a month on the surface of exercise machine. The fungi responsible for foot infection multiply at a blinding pace in the shower. Microbes like MRSA, an antibiotic-resistant bacteria that can lead to threatening skin infections, lurk in the locker room.
Here is an infographic by HearlthFeed.uofuHealth.org on things you must consider while working out and to measure how good is your gym hygiene :
If you’re looking to clean up your habits a bit, consider these common hygiene mistakes you may be making.