Posts tagged: bacteria
New equipment at the North YMCA, such as this treadmill, overlooks the pool.
If getting in shape via a gym membership is on your list of New Year's resolutions— think again. I felt a teensy bit guilty about missing my workout last night, until Berry Picker LizA posted this on my FB wall:
Consumer Reports Insights: Health clubs harbor hidden dangers: Joining a health club can make it easier and more fun to exercise. But gyms can also present safety problems. Bacteria in poorly maintained pools can spread disease. Antibiotic-resistant staph infections can be picked up in crowded locker rooms and from heavily used exercise equipment. You can be injured or even suffer an exercise-related heart problem.
Whew! Thanks Liz.
Do you belong to a gym or health club? How often do you go?