The national news has recently reported that the specialists have discovered that the local gym is a germ farm. There are a lot of different bacteria on the exercise equipment: on treadmills and free weights which are spread by the other fitness enthusiasts.
Generally the bacteria come from bodily fluids. Your body releases these fluids during the workout and other natural activities. Sweat is, essentially, waste product which is excreted from the body. There are a lot of forms of bacteria and water in it which can cause the development of bacteria. Unfortunately you can’t avoid all of the perspiration which is present on the exercise machine. But if you try to wipe them down the bacteria may spread around.
The Spas and pools are also great sources of bacteria. In spite of the fact that most clubs recommend their clients have a shower before swimming in the pool, it is impossible to rinse away all the bacteria and due to this the spas and pools become cesspools to bacteria. It is also hard to remove them with the help of chlorine and the other chemicals. As a result a lot of bacteria circulate and spread through the water systems.
The other territory for germs is the locker rooms. The bacteria are present on the floor that have come from athlete’s foot and wet towels that also include unnecessary germs. It is also very difficult to wipe them out.
However there is a way out from this problem which won’t make you give up your training. Purchasing home gym machines will be a great solution. They are also very effective and beneficial for you. They can give you the same results as the commercial exercise equipment. You will be able to find machines that offer various workout routines and help you do a lot of different exercises. The most popular types of home gym equipment are treadmills and stationary bikes.
Your home gym mustn’t cost an arm and a leg. You can look for some great stores and websites that sell reconditioned and double checked for integrity home exercise equipment. To have a good start you can buy pre-owned equipment which can include all necessary machines for your home gym.
It is important to set your goals which you will be achieving in your home gym. For motivation you should calculate body mass index and keep a BMI chart. There are a lot of advantages of owing personal home gym than just the sanitation aspect. You won’t be waiting for the treadmill reservation and you can also shower up comfortably in your own bathroom.