Gymtimidation, a.k.a. gym intimidation, is real and most of us have felt it at one time or another. Intimidation is common in a competitive workout setting. Let’s be honest, the grunting man lifting weights the size of your body doesn’t always give off a feeling of comfort.
Whether you’re new to the gym and feel like you don’t belong, or if you’re just insecure when surrounded by the gym regulars, there are many ways you can start to get over your fears. Here are five of the most common gym-timidators and how you can get over them.
*Disclaimer: Always consult your physician before beginning a new exercise regimen