Gym: also locker rooms matter!

Nov 3 07:45 2011 Michele De Capitani Print This Article

Locker rooms are one of the essential features of a gym, and for this reason it is important to manage them with care.


When summer is over and winter approaches,Guest Posting many people decide to go to the gym to keep fit, avoiding finding themselves fat when spring comes again, or simply to do some sport to contrast the sedentariness that characterizes the daily life of many people also when weather and temperatures are not very good. There are many factors that convince a person to choose a gym instead of another one, from prices to the activities that are offered, but also locker rooms can determine the success of a gym.


Many people do not even think about that, but locker rooms are essential in each gym, because this is where visitors spend much time, and if they do not feel at ease in the locker room, because it is overcrowded, or dirty, they will not enter that gym again, no matter if it is at the top for other reasons. This is why when you manage a gym it is indispensable to take care of the organisation, furniture and management of locker rooms, trying not to leave anything up to fate and without underestimating the importance that this component can have in determining the success of an activity. Here are some tips about how the perfect locker room should be.


The first variable you should take into consideration is the position of locker rooms: the best thing would be avoiding making visitors walk through the training rooms to enter the locker room and try to limit the overlaps between the areas where you walk wearing normal shoes and the areas where you walk with your gym shoes. Another important factor do be considered is size: calculating the size of locker rooms in a bad way might cause an overcrowding of spaces, with a consequent and understandable malcontent among visitors, but you must pay attention and avoid also exaggerating, creating too wide and dispersive spaces. A good tip might be that of creating more than one room, so that you can open or close them depending on the number of people.


As far as the look of locker rooms is concerned, it is important to choose the furniture and materials with care. By its own nature, a locker room must be made of resistant, hygienic and easy to clean materials; as far as the materials used for floors are concerned, in addition to all these peculiarities they must also be anti-skid. As far as furniture are concerned, we must say, first of all, that a locker room is made of different spaces, each one requiring a specific type of furniture: entrance, the room with lockers and benches, an anteroom with sink, bathroom and a room with hairdryers. As far as the type of furniture for the room with lockers and benches are concerned, you can choose among different models: lockers with separate spaces for dirty and clean clothes, individual or multiple lockers, lockers with many sections and so on. Also in this case, it is important to choose the position of the various spaces of the locker room: it would be better, for example, to avoid obliging visitors to use wet slippers also in the spaces that you enter with gym or other shoes. In this way visitors will feel more at ease, and it will be easier for you to keep your locker room clean.





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