Infection control is a must at the gym

Equipment at the gym can be a lot dirtier than other everyday items.

Exercise bikes had an average of 39 times more bacteria than a cafeteria tray. Treadmills contained about 74 times more germs than a public bathroom sink. And this finding will have you running for the hand sanitizer: Free weights were found to have 362 times more bacteria than a toilet seat.

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