Do you atleast wipe off the machine when you're done

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  1. tekmode

    tekmode Active Member

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    Yesterday some guy was riding a bike at 24hr and he was sweating so much the handles were soaked and dripping sweat onto the ground. He finished and just walked off leaving it like that. :wtf: atleast wipe that shit down
     
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    I make it a point to wipe down when i'm done with a machine. I'm always afraid someone from OT will follow behind me and post something like this.
     
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    I always wipe down, I think it is disgusting when people dont.

    Edit: You have an se-R? Is it a Spec V?
     
  4. hsmith

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    cardio?
     
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    I wipe down everything I use except for bars and dumbells.
     
  6. AaronOC

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    i don't really sweat so there is no need
     
  7. getjacked

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    no, never have and never will
     
  8. Devil

    Devil I have become my terror. OT Supporter

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    going to the gym and worrying about sweat is :greddy: x 2494
     
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    i work at a gym and i never do, thats what the maintenence crew is for.
     
  10. AaronOC

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    lol
     
  11. hsmith

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    thats why cardio is a mexican word

    lol
     
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    cardio = yes

    weight machine = no
     
  13. themadpaki

    themadpaki There is no money. OT Supporter

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    i use the stair stepper and don't touch shit other then the couple of start buttons. I try not to touch anything cardio. I wash my hands after cardio & after weight lifting as well. Gym's are gross dude. Herpes ftl
     
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    Devil I have become my terror. OT Supporter

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    you'll get herpes from someone elses sweat?! :eek3:
     
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    my buddy caught warts from the rec. he is a diabetic so he already has a lower immune system and then he broke out in warts, doctor told him it was probably from the gym. I wipe down everything since then.
     
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    I don't use a towel in the gym, but I do use the disinfectant spray and paper towel.
     
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    i wipe it down only when a person is getting on next.

    i use hand sanatizer before and after gym.
     
  18. apman0000

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    never wipe down anything personally, sweat vs sweat after being wiped = same thing, just in your head, just go on with your day and clean up when done, go to a gym with a decent staff, i go to a 24 hr fit that keeps things super clean, they practically wait for you to get off so they can dis infect so i like giving them the job security
     
  19. solo

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    I have never once.
     
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    I do always. I per wipe too. In my gym there are spray water bottles full of water and somthing else with a rag. I wipe them down.
     
  21. Zaffir

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    No, because i don't use machines.
     
  22. guiltybystand3r

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    agreed, I worked at a gym for awhile and thats most of what i did during the day. plus i dont sweat all that much so i dont have a need to wipe anything down.
     
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    i don't think our gym's ever been cleaned
     
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    I got some skin problem on my nipple from the gym.
     
  25. Phineas Q Stork

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    I do if they have towels. If they dont, I feel sorry for the person who gets on there after me
     
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