Locker Rooms

No matter how clean a gym’s locker room may appear to be, it is very easy for antibacterial-resistant “superbugs” to become immune to chemicals that are used to clean such places. Infections caused by MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus) kills more Americans each year that AIDS, according to the Centers for Disease Control and it only takes a small cut to allow the bacteria under your skin. Make sure to thoroughly clean and disinfect any scrapes, cuts or abrasions, and then keep them covered during and after your workout to avoid any kind of infection.

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