Ladies, what's it like in your locker rooms at the gym?

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  1. MarkLondon

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    My gym's making some alterations in the ladies' locker room and there's workmen on site during the day, so the genders have had to swap changing rooms for a week.

    I've noticed the better provision of full length mirrors in there, the better lighting, the row of dressing table-like stations with hand-held hairdryers (hairdryers are provided in the men's room, but only two and they're on shelves; seems men have to hairdry while standing to preserve their masculinity, lol, but women are allowed to do it seated) and the roomier stalls in the toilets.

    But I'm wondering what the atmosphere is like when the women are there. Do ladies towel-dance to preserve their modesty? Are exposed breasts ok but pussies a no-no? Is there cameraderie in there? Do you check out eachothers' bodies or avoid looking at other people? Do you chat while changing, establish friendships? Feel your femininity is reinfororced by being together?
     
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    This is an interesting question and one I'm sure that will have many answers.
    I no longer go to a gym b/c I have equipment at home, but have been a member of a gym for several years.

    Looking back, the design is much like what you've described. Many people do their workouts early in the morn (I used to work out at 5 am before work) and of course dressing tables with big mirrors and good lighting is a necessity for preparing for the day's work. I think most women like to put a little make up on and look nice coming out of the gym. Especially if they have somewhere other than home to go.

    I met many ladies in the dressing room. We always ended up in the gym together in different areas and some I never saw until we were in the locker room together. We chatted. Some are very friendly and will talk and get to know you. Others just want their privacy and get ready and leave. (I specifically remember meeting one girl that that developed a "locker room friendship" with me. She even showed me pix of her wedding gown.... and probably told me too much information... LOL )

    I've noticed some women dress and undress without shame or modesty while others take their clothing into the shower stalls... which had a separate dressing room attached to the shower stall.

    I usually went to the gym with hubby so I didn't have another lady that I came with to talk, but was always friendly if someone spoke.

    The sauna and steam room... I think it was pretty much understood that you were expected to be wrapped in a towel or have on some type of clothing.... I always wrapped a towel around me.

    And, no, I never really checked another girl out....
     
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    The only difference between the mens and womens locker rooms at the gym I used to frequent was that the mens had a jacuzzi.
     
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    I always wanted to know what women were like in a change room. Do they walk around in their thongs, do they bend over to reach for things without underwear on? Definately want to know the answer to this. Most guys usually 2/3 are pretty relaxed in walking around nude where I go for workouts in the changeroom facility. the minority of men(remaining 1/3) were a little less revealing.
     
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    Guys, it's just like in the movies. They're all naked and they make out with each other. There are sex toys everywhere, and they're all having torrid lesbian sex, around the clock.

    Don't forget the strap-ons!
     
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    Thank you. I knew I'd left something out.
     
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    sometimes when 2 unknown woman met i can see the x-ray glaces evaluating each other.
    well, perhaps they evaluate just the clothes
     
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    Oh and we laugh at the closed-circuit camera in the men's showers.

    Sorry, I go to the gym sometimes twice a day, but I don't go into the locker rooms. I live close by, and I always come home after.

    I've been in the locker rooms and they're really nothing special.
     
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    Oh shit, he just went there.
     
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    I work for a college, so I take exercise classes there. The locker rooms are very utilitarian, not fancy at all. I imagine it smells a little less pungent than the male locker rooms though (judging from the smell emanating from the doorway, kind of like wet dirty socks). The women all seem pretty comfortable. And there are the pillowfights. And cosmos.
     
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    I dated one woman from my former gym who complained about other women checking her out. However, she was a pretty awful person, so that could have been paranoia/narcissism on her part. Any women here experience that?
     
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    They did this at my gym too - swapped the changing rooms around. And I went into the ladies by mistake!

    The room was empty, though I could hear the showers going, but the first odd thing noticed was a pair of high heels, neatly placed near a locker. I just thought, "what man comes to the gym wearing those?!?"

    Then a woman appeared, all wrapped in towels. I looked at her, and was totally weirded out, as I still thought this was the men's. I think I might have even assumed she was transexual or something, so I was too polite to say anything, and just turned around and carried on getting changed as if I didn't think anything was wrong.

    Then she stopped, and said the rooms had swapped over, at which point I was totally embarrassed, and left, exclaiming disbelief.

    I realized as I was leaving, that a young guy had actually held the door to the changing room open when I was on my way in - and that's why I hadn't seen the make-shift label they had put up which explained the switch-over. Obviously, he'd been in there long enough to get changed before I arrived, when no women were about. It was his fault, I decided.

    Later, when I had finished my workout, I saw the same young guy sheepishly standing at the door to the (now) ladies changing room, whilst someone handed out his stuff. He looked so embarrassed. Haha!
     
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    I always check other ladies out in the locker room! I try to be covert about it though, because I know it's weird. I don't even really do it in a sexual way, I just have this awful curiosity about what other people'd bodies really look like. Also, probably has a little bit to do with my own insecurities.

     
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    At my gym, the women's locker room is nothing special and the women are generally fairly private -- they sort of place a "cone of privacy" around themselves as they change in and out of their gym clothes, shower, etc.

    There may be an extra mirror or two (I've never been in the men's room there), but this gym, and every other gym I've been a member of, doesn't have anything fancy or special for the women's room.

    I do, however, like to observe the bodies of the women... if I can do so without staring or being invasive. I try to figure out what men see in women's bodies. I figure that the bodies of women at the gym are a lot more REAL than the stuff you see in magazines or on the web.

    I am especially thankful to see the bodies of older women because some older women still look pretty darned good, all things considered, and that makes me less apprehensive of getting older.
     
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