It’s a trend going to gym nowadays. It’s definitely the best place to stay fit and healthy. But, maybe this statement is not so true during the Covid-19 outbreak.
For all the fitness enthusiasts out there, please take note! Because gyms have been identified as “high risk” places or ground to spread the virus!
According to Daily Mail, a medically qualified journalist, Dr Norman Swan declares that gyms are the best place for the virus to spread due to their sweaty condition.
He said, “Dampness is a ground to spread germs. You’ve got these big blokes pumping away and you never know, one of them might be a super spreader, ”
“It doesn’t mean you stop going to the gym, you’ve got to be extra careful at the gym. You’ve got to make sure you wipe those equipment with alcohol base sterilizer before and after use.”
Dr Swan said that it is a must for people to make sure that they’re using hand sanitizer while working out in gyms. Meanwhile, people should avoid going to gyms before recovered if they have symptoms such as coughing and sneezing.
Apart from gyms, steam rooms are also one of the “high risk” location. Dr Swan urged people for not going there because the rooms’ temperature isn’t hot enough to kill the germs.
▼ This news doesn’t surprise some of the netizens .
▼ However, some netizen sharing experience of meeting some member in gym who is not so thoughtful!
▼ Hopefully everyone can do so in the gyms.
▼ some thought home gym still the best!
▼ It might be a good excuses for those people who lazy to go gym.
Don’t forget to disinfect the equipments that you gonna use when you work out in gyms! Protect yourself and care for others!
Source: Daily Mail