The 5 Most Awkward Moments Everyone Experiences at the Gym

From the treadmill to group fitness classes these are the moments that make us cringe most

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What better place to encounter awkward social interactions and embarrassing moments than at the gym?

As if we weren't feeling self-conscious enough already, these all-too-common scenarios go ahead and make the situation way worse. 

1. When you catch another member checking you out.

2. When another member catches you checking them out.

3. When you’re about to clean off your equipment and another member starts using it. 

4. Tripping on the treadmill—actually, just any tripping or falling in general.

5. When you can’t keep up with the group fitness instructor. 

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