The following points must be taken into         consideration when evaluating/joining a gym:


Cost - does it represent good value for money?


Staff/instructor - are they knowledgeable and do they practice what they preach, are they visible & helpful, do they answer my question properly?


Cleanliness - is the gym including changing areas hygienic? how clean is other facilities?


Equipment - is there enough in peak hours, is it any good (brand) i.e. do the dumbbells go to at least 100lbs,what is maintenance state?


Peak times - is it crowded or just right?


Atmosphere - is it good or are you surprised if someone says hello to you?


Security - is there a car park, what about lockers for your clothing and other valuables, is gym responsible for same? Etc?


Changing rooms - are there any, are the showers powerful and hot?



Opening hours - what are they, does it open early and close late, is it open 7 days a week?


References - do you heard about this gym or has anybody recommended this gym?


Accessibility from your house-how far is this fitness center for you?


Emergency- is they equip with emergency plan (like CPR)? Do they have in house medical service?


Personalized attention- do they offer personalized training in their premises? Do I have to pay extra for it?


Time availability to you.-do they have separate ladies timings?


Music- how loud is there music? Do they play fast tracks?


Rent/ownership – is that place belonging to gym owner? If not do they have any plan to shift that fitness center in near future?



Other amenities - does the gym have a sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi, massage, swimming pool, squash court, tennis court, indoor running track, sports shop (do they sell supplements, clothing etc.), aerobics hall, martial arts, climbing wall etc.


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