All the environments in which we evolve have their codes, whether personal, professional or even sporting. It turns out that when we arrive in a new environment, it is always interesting to be able to apprehend them beforehand. Entering a temple of body building (body building for the most English-speaking) is no exception! Indeed, once the registration to the gym is launched, comes the moment to equip oneself accordingly. He may then be faced with the dilemma of choosing his outfit
Pants or shorts? Cotton or synthetic? What type of sneakers to wear? Etc. As we could do in our article "How to dress for running? "we put ourselves in mind through our own experience, to illustrate the different profiles of athletes, from beginner to confirmed, from the arrival at the locker room to the appearance of the little drop of sweat on the forehead!
Even more in a gym than elsewhere, one of the first brakes is undoubtedly the look of others. One often tends to devalue oneself in front of members who seem to be in better physical shape and know the place like the back of their hand as they move from one machine to another with great ease. If, on top of that, we feel completely out of step because of our outfit, there is a strong chance that the annual subscription will never be used.
The advice is then exactly the same as for a person who would start to be interested in fashion. At the beginning, keep it simple and basic, no eccentricity! You must take the time to familiarize yourself with this new environment, without investing in overly technical pieces that will quickly rise in price and whose usefulness will ultimately be limited for the use that will be made of them.