Do you change/shower at the gym?

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    Sep 16, 2010 5:35 AM GMT
    Why or why not?
  • Bunjamon

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    Sep 16, 2010 8:17 AM GMT
    Right now, no, because I live literally a 2 minute walk from my gym, and the lockers and showers are in the basement and they smell like mildew. I'd just as soon go home and shower instead.
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    Sep 16, 2010 8:20 AM GMT
    Yes, because I want to clean the sweat off before the skin cools and the pores close up. The gym is just finishing renovating the locker rooms for everything is new.
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    Sep 16, 2010 11:23 AM GMT
    I do, because my gym is 30 mins away from my house and I have no intention of driving back and then letting all that sweat on my car seat. Plus then I can eat as soon as I get home.
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    Sep 16, 2010 11:37 AM GMT
    right now i have to because i do it before work and its a long way back in traffic. I'd rather not because of pretty dirty conditions.. I take another shower the minute i get home from my day

  • tuffguyndc

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    Sep 16, 2010 11:45 AM GMT
    No, I don't because I do not like our showers. When I was at my other gym. I would take showers when it was not too busy. Usually, prefer to take a shower at home.
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    Sep 16, 2010 12:07 PM GMT
    I go to gym during my lunch break, so I shower at gym. Sometimes it is a little "smelly", but it is generally clean. I also have a shower at work that I could use, but I hate drving while I'm all sweaty.
  • DanOmatic

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    Sep 16, 2010 12:11 PM GMT
    It depends. My gym is very close to my house, but sometimes I'll shower and change there before going home. I always shower after a swim workout; the chlorine makes my skin itchy otherwise.
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    Sep 16, 2010 12:14 PM GMT
    Why not? My gym has a clean locker room with big fluffy towels, rain head showers, and an assortment of toiletries.
    I work out at the end of the workday so when I get home I'm tired and my only thought is to eat something and then hit the sofa. I don't want to have to delay the agenda by taking a shower and changing again.
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    Sep 16, 2010 12:15 PM GMT
    If I have plans immediately after the gym, yeah.
    Otherwise, I go home and shower.
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    Sep 16, 2010 12:22 PM GMT
    My gym is 5 minutes from my house, so I just go home and shower.
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    Sep 16, 2010 12:23 PM GMT
    Always. After working out and swimming and sauna/steam, gotta get the gunk off. Besides I'm not there for romance, LOL!
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    Sep 16, 2010 12:27 PM GMT
    Yes, I usually crash in my studio which doesn't have a shower (too far from home) so I use the showers at the gym. I mostly just shower but will work out if I have the time and occasionally use the gym for its toilets facilities if the public ones are too dirty/busy.
    Plus, I like the communal atmosphere that locker rooms have.
  • LuckyGuyKC

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    Sep 16, 2010 1:33 PM GMT
    My gym showers are very clean, I wear flip flops in the shower, they have clean towels, I don't cruise at the gym, and I don't pay attention to guys (at the gym) that cruise me so there is no reason not to shower at the gym.

    I like to get the sweat and grime off me right then and I usually steam or sauna after a work out so I don't want my pores to close up while dirty.
  • JohnG16775

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    Sep 16, 2010 1:39 PM GMT
    Yes Yes Yes, I walk around naked too, then I get into the steam room and sit on my towel, its all part of a bonding experience.

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    Sep 16, 2010 1:49 PM GMT
    Yes because I live a long way out and don't want to drive dirty and sweaty. Many guys will NOT shower there due to the reputation of this Y, for 60 years, as being a cruise place. Others totally ignore that and don't do eye contact with another male anyway, so as to avoid any liability.icon_twisted.gif
  • Timbales

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    Sep 16, 2010 1:51 PM GMT
    I bring my own towel and shower gel and shower at the gym. I wear a pair of flip-flops and just get it done.
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    Sep 16, 2010 2:13 PM GMT
    Sometimes, If I go before work, yes. If I am off, now, Ill just drive back home - I prefer my own shower
  • d_1M

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    Sep 16, 2010 2:23 PM GMT
    Bunjamon saidRight now, no, because I live literally a 2 minute walk from my gym, and the lockers and showers are in the basement and they smell like mildew. I'd just as soon go home and shower instead.


    me too i live close to the gym like 3 minute walk.

    and they stare to much icon_eek.gif
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    Sep 16, 2010 2:24 PM GMT
    I do, it's convient and the gym standards of cleanliness are great. You can eat off the floor. icon_smile.gif
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    Sep 16, 2010 2:28 PM GMT
    No. The changing rooms and showers are not clean enough anymore. icon_sad.gif
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    Sep 16, 2010 3:09 PM GMT
    I do shower at the gym. I find it ironic how there are no privacy walls and everyone can see one another.

    Did the gym do this on purpose? I would say yes.
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    Sep 16, 2010 3:15 PM GMT
    Of course. After I work out...
    I sit in the lounge room and watch tv, eat, check out whats on Rj, shower, jerk off while showering, get dressed and leave.
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    Sep 16, 2010 3:21 PM GMT
    Yup yup. Steam Room, Sauna, back to Steam Room, Shower. They just added Eucalyptus to the steam room so now it smells all sweet and relaxing, not like a Turkish bath house.
  • Regina_Guy

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    Sep 16, 2010 3:22 PM GMT
    Yep. I like to sit in the sauna for 15 mins or so, then I usually have class. So I need to shower. Plus I don't mind looking at the eye candy! lol