Exercise physiologist and American Council on Exercise-certified spokesperson Mary Jayne Johnson, Ph.D., says most female gym-goers won’t judge you. “I think a lot of women would say that when they go to the gym, they feel intimidated too,” Johnson says. “Most women just want to go in, get their workout done, and get out. And as far as men go, I think women appreciate guys who are making the effort and trying to be healthy and don’t get too wrapped up in themselves and the gym culture.”
In other words, be yourself.
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