Do you want people to correct your form at the gym? | The Tylt

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The gym is a sacred place. Whether you go every day or you're there for the first time, you're there to make your body stronger. This puts everyone at the gym in a somewhat vulnerable state. The experienced gym-goers know exactly which machines and weights they want to use, and exactly how to use them. While others may be a bit more trepidatious. Even so, is it really the job of other people in the gym to correct their peers' form when doing an exercise? Some say it's a matter of safety, while others say correcting people at the gym is just rude. What do you think?

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Never, under any circumstances, should you go up to someone at the gym to "correct" their form. Despite even the best intentions, interrupting someone's workout (which, per the name, they are working hard doing) to essentially tell them they are wasting their time will not be received well. 

Rather than encouraging someone to do an exercise correctly, correcting a stranger's form will forever make them self-conscious when trying new things at the gym. You should be focusing on your workout and your workout alone, not those around you. 

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Correcting form is not a matter of condescension; it's a matter of safety. If you see someone about to seriously injure themselves by lifting weights incorrectly, it's your responsibility as a bystander to let them know. Pride should never get in the way of the safety of others. 

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