Gym Etiquette: Respect Personal Space

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: What's professional gym etiquette when it comes to personal space?
Air Date: 6/16/15
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Grace Desimone & Neal Pire, Fitness Experts
Neal PierNeal Pire is a nationally noted expert on fitness and personal training. He is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine and has served on the Executive Council of ACSM's credentialing arm, the Committee on Certification and Registry Boards.

Neal served as vice president of a leading national health management company and now serves as an Exercise Physiologist at HNH Fitness, a medical fitness center in Oradell, NJ. He is widely sought after as a consultant for athlete training programs, performance enhancement centers and fitness industry management.

As a 35-year veteran with deep understanding of the subject matter, he is often asked for background, commentary or analysis by media covering wellness, fitness, and personal training.

Grace DeSimone Grace DeSimone has been in the fitness industry for over 30 years and brings a variety of experiences in commercial, corporate and community settings.

She is the editor of ACSMs Resources for Group Exercise Instructors (LWW, 2011) and is an ACSM certified personal trainer and group exercise instructor. Grace is the National Director of Group Fitness for Plus One Health Management, an Optum Company.
Gym Etiquette: Respect Personal Space
Everyone has different "personal space" needs, and some people need to have more space than others.

This is especially true if you're working out in a group fitness class or having a one-on-one session with a personal trainer.

What's the proper etiquette for maintaining personal space between you and your personal trainer or fitness instructor?

Fitness experts, Grace Desimone and Neal Pire, join Health Radio to discuss professional etiquette when it comes to your personal space.