For those who are starting a fitness journey, gyms can often seem like intimidating places. Because while most of us understand why it's cruel to shame people's bodies or distasteful to gatekeep spaces for self-improvement, that doesn't mean there aren't still people who do those things.
But as we can see in a lot of women's reports, gyms can also present an additional hazard for them in the form of men hitting on them or engaging in even worse behavior. Controversial as they may be, this common experience goes a long way to explain why women-only gyms exist.
But while these stories of women dealing with annoying fellow patrons are often clear-cut enough that there isn't much room for argument, the interactions captured in one video seem to be the subject of much more debate.