Guys have typically been told never to hit on a girl at the gym—it’s, you know, creepy. If you’re both in a class, grab a floor spot near hers to stretch.
But recent surveys have shown that, scratch the skin of any workout spot and underneath you’ll find a raging singles joint whose members—both men and women—have more than one kind of workout on their minds. “It’s more welcome to say hi in a class,” says gymgoer Diana K. “You’ve shared an experience, so you can bond.” But beware: “Never interrupt a woman when she’s midset or midexercise,” says Sklaver.
Rule #1: Never interrupt a girl's workout to introduce yourself.
First of all, most girls take their workouts just as seriously as you do.
Be sure to visit the experts’ sites to learn how they can help you pick up more girls and get a girlfriend.
So close to the action, I couldn't help but notice a few things about the pick-up scene on Muscle Beach. While the gym is a natural place to meet girls, here are a few friendly words of wisdom to those hoping to achieve pick-up-at-the-gym nirvana. Maybe, if you're really lucky, you'll even score two.“I’ve seen many relationships, and even some marriages, that started in the gym,” says Jaclyn Sklaver, C. T., a coach and sports nutritionist at NYC’s Peak Perform. “We’re focused 100% on our workout, and it could create a negative feeling toward a guy, even if he’s drop-dead gorgeous.” The same goes if she’s wearing earphones: Unless you’re trying to annoy her, wait till she’s taken them off. Read: Don’t use every piece of equipment right after her or stay near her for hours. A last tactic: “Ask a staffer about her,” Sklaver says.“If you’re into fitness and health, chances are you won’t meet somebody in a bar who fits your lifestyle. And make sure your impromptu close encounter doesn’t look like a bout of stalking. “We often have the lowdown; we can tell you if she’s single, married, psycho—we can even help break the ice.” Get her attention in a friendly way Start with “eye contact with a short linger,” Perkins says.In fact, it just may be easier to repel a potential partner virtually than it is in person.Here, 9 blunders you don’t even realize you’re making—and how to turn it all around.So the gym is the perfect place to spark romance.” L. “Smile, be cool, and just say, ‘Hey.’ That’s all you have to do to create intrigue.