You'll never guess how much bacteria is lurking in your gym! New study reveals the extent of germs lying on common equipment - and how it might be making you ILL
The realities of sharing gym equipment with potentially thousands of others means it's likely you're going to come into contact with a few germs along the way.
While you might be a conscientious sanitiser, wiping down gear before and after use, your fellow gym goers may not, turning your workout space into a veritable bacteria breeding ground, according to new research for Fitrated.
The study gathered samples from 27 different pieces of equipment at three different gyms to get an idea of how many germs you may encounter when you touch some of the more commonplace equipment.
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