The 8 Grossest Places in the Gym

Whether you love it or hate it, most of us have some sort of relationship with the gym. In fact, over 60 million Americans visit fitness centers each year in an effort to improve their health. But what if that healthy gym lifestyle isn't so... healthy?

With some equipment boasting more bacteria than your average toilet seat, the gym can give you more than just toned muscles and a good sweat session—it can also make you sick.

These are eight of the grossest places in your gym and the best germ-beating strategies for each of them.

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