How many times you have been in a gym and seen someone you would consider a hard core gym rat on a regular basis – working like a total fiend but month after month you see them and they do not appear to be losing any weight. Or … maybe that is a pretty good description of the rut you are stuck in yourself? And you’re pounding iron like a beast 3 to 5 days a week and/or putting in 45 minutes to an hour of cardio 3 to 4 times a week and can’t shed a pound?
Last week, Clovis Community held a HealthQuest seminar about “getting inspired to change your relationship with food.” It was a hit and we had over 200 people in attendance. This response just confirms that eating healthy is top of mind for many people who are also seeking the “secret ingredients” to having a healthy relationship with food.
If you are a gym newbie and nervous about your first time, there are some unwritten common courtesies or unsaid gym etiquette that you can follow to help make your first day in the gym a little less awkward or intimidating. These tips would be in addition to the usual fitness center rules that every gym has and abides by.
Education and safety were the topics at Community Regional Medical Center’s MRI Safety Training for our employees and first responders from outside agencies who spent a few hours training on Thursday, July 31.
Gym intimidation is definitely one of my pet peeves. There are several factors that become reasons folks avoid the gym. It breaks my heart to hear stories of folks; no matter their age, gender, or fitness level finding it too intimidating to work out in the gym they just signed up for in hopes for a healthier lifestyle.