For many people going to the gym is part their daily routine. So, what happens when that routine becomes a new concern? Let’s break down these concerns and educate ourselves on how to be cautious and safe when getting our workouts in during times like these.
To better explain this, we have taken information from Dr. Norman Swan. Dr Swan combines his medical expertise with investigative reporting.
“While there is no evidence of coronavirus being spread through sweat, transmission can occur if someone with the virus coughs or sneezes onto their hands and then touches surfaces, such as gym equipment.”
If you have been following coronavirus news (which we know almost everyone has been), you know the situation can change quickly. While there's no current evidence that the gym is unsafe for most people, you should take precautions if there is a coronavirus outbreak in your community. For now, follow these helpful steps and trust that your gym is doing their best to keep everything as clean as possible.