Finding the right gym for you can be an adventure all by itself. With so many to choose from, all offering different promotional incentives to you locked in, it can be overwhelming for those that are just starting out.
A gym has to fit your lifestyle, so if you have a family, or a job that has you working or awake at odd times, you’re probably going to want a gym that’s open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Next you’ll obviously want a gym that has the most equipment, but remember, it has to fit your lifestyle.
A gym could be massive with all the equipment in the world, but if it’s not open during the hours you need, forget it. One benefit of gyms that are open 24/7 is that while they aren’t the biggest, they’re usually not super busy either, as people can come and go at any time of the day.
Locations is another big factor. It could be close to your gym, but if they don’t have a location close to your house, then that could be a negative as well.
When Finding The Right Gym For You – Try Many
Finally, try out a few different gyms. Get the free guest passes and use them to the max, get a feel for the type of people that are there, if the gym has what you’re looking for, pricing, etc.
In regards to the type of people at each gym, some of have the big bodybuilders, and some have people that are just in for a workout. Again, see what works best for you in this case. The bodybuilders can be intimidating to some, but for me, I suggest you use them as inspiration. You don’t have to be a bodybuilder, but you can copy their techniques and ask them questions. People at the gym love to help out other people.