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Saturday, October 22, 2005

Muscle Building: Avoid Gym Germs with Simple yet Effective Tips!

With more people hitting air-conditioned health clubs, they bring along not only their workouts but also their sweat, flu, and other germs. But you dont need to fumigate the weight room or hose down the stair-climber to avoid catching something. These five simple yet effective tips can help you stay clean and healthy at your gym.

1) Keep your hands clean: I know it sounds cliche, but i just cant help telling you it again because it is the most effective way to keep off the germs. Those cold-causing viruses and respiratory bacteria dont live for very long outside the body. But while those pesky bugs are alive, you can bet they will be looking for a new home. So after touching weights and machine hand rails, try your best to keep your hands away from your eyes, nose, ears and mouth until you can lather up.

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