• Can You Get Herpes From Your Gym Mat?

    6 days ago - By Mens health

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    It's super rare, but you might want to consider the possibility next time you're facedown on one
    You're probably already a pro at wiping down the handlebars on the treadmill or sopping up sweat on the bench. But how about the gym mat you just unrolled-can there be gross stuff lurking on that, too?
    According to a recent blog post by surgeon David A. Greuner, M.D., FACS, FICS, gym mats can be grosser than you think. In fact, he claims that coming in contact with a dirty gym mat can raise your risk of skin infections and acne-and even transfer herpes to susceptible...
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