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Gym Hobbies

While gyms are often associated with weights and treadmills, a gym is any venue that is dedicated by design, equipment, or guidance for physical exercise.

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Not all gyms are alike.

While you can workout and get fit anywhere, dedicated fitness venues do have advantages:

Monthly fees are a big incentive to exercise. Classes offer companionship, a chance to learn proper technique, and opportunities to challenge your body and sample new trends. Gyms can afford sturdy equipment that would drain your bank account and take up floor space at home. Often personal trainers are available for weekly appointments, small group training sessions, or a short-term overhaul to freshen your routine. Also, for many people, being around others who are investing time and effort in their physical fitness is motivating.

Exercising at the gym versus home: Which one is better? – Harvard Health

For some, a gym is more than just a place to workout:

A gym is simply not a place meant to work-out or exercise, anymore. It has graduated to a greater level and has now become a complete lifestyle in itself. It is no more about going to the gym and working-out, it is much more than that.

Gym Lifestyle, how the definition has changed in the recent times | The Statesman

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