Wipe Out All Germs With Gym Wipes!

Posted by Ali Tariq on June 26th, 2022

You may clean your gym regularly but it is probably not enough if you don’t clean with gym wipes. More than just dusting, mopping and wiping with wet clothes,  disinfecting using gym wipes reduces the growth of pathogens significantly and reduces its ability to contaminate. 

A gym wipe is a moist wipe that is used to clean and most importantly disinfect the gym equipment and surfaces to keep them from germs.

An essential part of running a  successful gym is in maintaining a healthy and clean gym environment. 

Gyms for public use have a high traffic of people from different places making it a contact area for dirt, dust, germs and bacteria. These bacteria or germs stick to the people’s hands, feet and body and when they enter gyms they touch the gym equipment transferring the germs to them and others who visit the gym the next time contact the germs and the cycle continues.

Also, these germs can be found anywhere, in the air, floor surfaces, gym machines, bodies, door knobs, light switches, handrails, locker rooms, basements including porous and non porous surfaces.

Interestingly enough, these pathogens are viable and can survive for a few days before they die off. But they survive long enough for the next person to easily contact it. This way diseases are easily spread from one person to another. When there was an outbreak of the novel Coronavirus, gyms were shut down for a while because it was a potential site for easy transmission of the virus.

Why is just cleaning your gym not enough?

Cleaning your gym with probably a cloth and soap  is such a beautiful idea , but it is definitely not enough to get rid of germs and bacteria already  viable and living on the surfaces of gym equipment. 

Cleaning merely removes visible dust and dirt from surfaces but can not necessarily remove the germs and bacteria that can cause infection and diseases as much   disinfecting and sanitizing  would have done.  Sanitizing kills pathogens on surfaces within 30 seconds and drastically reduces the amount of pathogens.

Benefits of cleaning and sanitizing your gym

  • It helps curtail and prevent the spread of illness and diseases.

  • It prevents the growth of viable pathogens In the gym.

  • It leaves the gym with so much freshness.

  • A clean and healthy gym makes people that visit the gym for workouts feel more secure in the environment. This sense of safety impacts their workout experience and level of productivity.

  • It prevents further cross contamination of diseases and illness.

  • Clean gyms are essential for building and retaining customer relationships.

How best to keep your gym free from germs.

  1.  First, clean off the gym floor surfaces using a vacuum preferably.

  2. Dust off the gym equipment and machines using dry clothes.

  3. Disinfect all surfaces using gym wipes , cleaning off all bodily fluids.

  4. Dispose cleaning materials and gym wipes properly after use.

  5. Keep hand -free dispensers and trash receptacles close by, where people can see it.

  6. Disinfect at least once every day and more than once during cold seasons and during disease outbreaks.

  7. Keep gym wipes nearby so gym members can see them and remember to wipe the equipment immediately after use.

What makes gym wipes so good?

  1. Gym wipes won’t cause damage of any sort to your gym equipment. Not even the yoga mat or the pelotons.

  2. They do not contain harmful or harsh chemicals that can harm the body when it comes in contact with it.

  3. They can be used on both porous and non porous surfaces 

  4. The gym wipes when used,  dries quickly. This way it doesn’t cause harm to the gym equipment.

  5. They are quite affordable and refilling your supply won’t cost much.

  6. It takes just a few minutes to thoroughly clean the gym and keep it free from pathogens.

  7. They are completely biodegradable and safe for the environment.

  8. They are also known to contain antibacterial properties .

Conclusion: 

Working out at the gym produces sweat off the body which may carry germs and causes the gym to be a breeding ground  for germs. A gym wipe will help you get rid of them and prevent a build up of germs.

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