Joining a gym is pretty easy and not really that expensive, however, what most people tend to forget is that when you join a gym you are bringing a huge change in your lifestyle. If you are not able to cope with the change then going to the gym becomes completely pointless.
A gym is nothing but a local fitness center where you invest a few hours of your day, however, there is so much more to it than just sweating and exercising. When you start going to the gym on a regular basis you start becoming conscious of your health, you take note of what you eat and control your calorie intake.
Going to the gym means interacting with new people, you start to understand them through the small talk that you make every day, however, in the end, you will realize that you never really caught their name. This helps you in blowing out steam with your gym buddies and you can talk about anything going on in your life and just go with the flow.
When you go to the gym you see all kinds of people, there are small guys and then there are big guys. Usually, people who have been in the gym for a long time like to give unsolicited advice, although you may not like it it is better than you hear them out even if you do not follow their advice.
You might receive a timetable for your gym class, however, it not really necessary for you to go to every class, you skip every now and then and consider it your right to ask your trainer how each class will help you in achieving your goals.