Avoid Getting Sick and Making Others Sick at the Gym

Alcohol and smoking, is bad for your immune system, and are poisons-Moderation, moderation, moderation.

Take a daily immune booster, and make sure you take a good multi vitamin.

Stay home if you’re sick. If you have a fever, are sneezing, and/or coughing, or have a tummy bug you are contagious, and you will need to rest.

Cover, any funky skin funguses, like ring worm, open wounds, ect. Go straight to the chemist and get a cure.

Stay home of you have Pinkeye, Chicken Pox, Measles, ect or any other catchy infection.

Stay away from sick people, germs from a sneezing/coughing person travel up to a 4 to 6-feet.  So stay at least 8 to 10 feet away from someone who is coughing or sneezing.

Clean the gym equipment before and after use.

Make sure you get enough sleep.

Wash your hands frequently.

Never touch your mouth, nose, or eyes without washing your hands.

Bring your own towels and water bottle.

Stay well hydrated. Staying well hydrated keeps your eye, nose, and mouth mucous membranes moist, and less likely for germs to “stick” thus infecting you.

Get out of your sweaty clothes.  Dress warm after training

Keep your feet covered.  Wear flip flops or water shoes when walking around the bathroom.

Keep your gym bag clean. To prevent germs from growing in your gym bag, remove your sweaty clothes, towels, and workout kit from your bag. Don’t train in the same clothes 2 nights in a row.

Eating healthfully is one of the best ways to stay well.

A healthy body is alkaline in nature with a pH of 7.2-7.6 (7.0 being neutral). A variation too far in either direction makes a person  vulnerable to disease.

Add a little lemon to help balance the pH and keep your body in good shape to fight off what might try to invade.

Add some stevia extract if you don’t like plain lemon water and make it into healthy lemonade

Probiotics are essential. These little guys will help to keep the colon healthy which is crucial to prevent sickness by supporting the quick removal of viruses and bacteria.

It is also believed that probiotics play a critical role in the proper functioning of the immune system by producing certain vitamins.


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