Dating at the gym
For example, stated in the “Grounds for Dismissal/Firing” section of our fitness employee manual, any personal trainer who has a sexual or romantic relationship with a client is subject to being removed from the staff. Similarly, fitness supervisors are not permitted to date the employees they supervise because of the inequities incurred, whether real or construed.These ethical policies are discussed in our semester-long certification program, reiterated at the start of every school year or whenever a new trainer is hired, and documented in the handbook.Some of the trainers laugh when this is brought up (since some are likely enticed by the allure they anticipate having as a personal trainer!), but it is a clear line that is established in our program from the start – and constantly reinforced.In the case of workplace dating, perception is everything!For some its our lone time, for some its an escape, for some it’s time to unwind… Understand that we will make time for you, but not at the expense of our passion, and after all, a partner in a relationship should respect your passions, not take them away. and for those dating a bro, well, I feel sorry for you when he cracks out his Tupperware of stinking chicken and broccoli in the middle of the museum.Of course, there’s the downside of seeing him check out his flexed biceps beside every mirror, hogging the mirror to check his butt (but THAT you might not mind), and of course, the fatal farewell to delicious, sinful, and decadent food!
If you watch the Bravo television series “Workout,” you’ve seen the entertaining and sensationalized side of gym-culture, spliced in with some of the realities of personal training. It’s just an easy environment to date in.” Perhaps you’ve seen this slippery slope before?Dubbed the ‘Tinder for fitness fanatics’, Sweatt matches up potential mates based on their exercise habits.