Reddit user from new york Although his gym habits are unusual, he has been told by others online that he is not disrespectful to anyone else for using the treadmill four hours a day at the gym in his apartment building. Guaranteed.
More than 2,000 people responded to his question on Reddit, and he also spoke to Fox News Digital on the issue.
“AITA for using the treadmill in my building gym for four hours?” Reddit user “Am I the A*****e” (AITA) posted on Jan. 27 on the subreddit known as Pr1mrose” asked.
“Me use a treadmill Four hours a day from 6am to 10am (light jogging, not like I’m Usain Bolt),” the man explained.
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“At this time, the gym is mostly empty from 6-7:45 a.m. and from 8:30-10 a.m.,” he wrote.
The user has Small gym for residents — 4 treadmills, 3 bikes, 3 stair/elliptical machines, plus an area for weight training. He said the gym is open until 10 p.m. every day.
Pr1mrose added that all four treadmills were rarely in use at once, “perhaps 15 minutes every other day.”
He also added, “I did a test today and had at least one treadmill free for the entire four hours and was running alone for over three hours. There are a lot of days. [when] Capacity is not hit at all and some days it is a very limited time window. ”
The man was told that the new rules “come from management”.
However, the building management has decided to limit the use of cardio machines to 45 minutes and has sent an email to all residents of the building.
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“I’m 99% sure it was directed at me. About three hours later this morning, a woman (I think the building manager’s assistant) informed him of the rules.”
The other three treadmills were empty at the time. Pr1mrose was told that the rule was “by management.”
A doorman came later and told him there was a 45 minute limit on the cardio machines.
Pr1mrose wrote that the rule was not printed anywhere in the gym and was not the previous policy.
“I’m not sure Reddit, am I missing something or am I a********e?”
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In the AITA subreddit, contributors are “NTA” (“Not A*****e”), “YTA” (“You are A*****e”), “NAH” (“No A* ****e Here”) or “ESH” (“Everyone Sucks Here”).
“I can’t stop jogging four hours a day. Are you okay?”
Users can “upvote” answers they find helpful and “disagree” on answers they don’t.
Most of the Reddit users who responded to this post said they believed Pr1mrose was an “NTA”.
“NTA” and Reddit user “Thediciplematt” wrote in the most upvoted comment.
“What if it was the only one? Sure, but there are four and I can’t imagine anyone else running for hours,” the person wrote.
Thediciplematt also suggested that Pr1mrose switch treadmills every 45 minutes.
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Another user suggested taking a break when Pr1mrose ran for 45 minutes and then 3 other treadmills were occupied.
“4 hours is a long time for a workout… not sure if that’s healthy behavior…”
“NTA, but the remaining three have been taken and one should be released if it’s been in use for more than 45 minutes,” wrote Reddit user “Pepper-90210.”
others express concern For the health of Pr1mrose.
“Sorry, I can’t stop jogging four hours a day. Are you okay?” wrote a Reddit user, “itsamezario.”
“Why are you using it? [the treadmill] for so long? A four hour workout is a long time and I’m not sure if that’s healthy behavior,” said Reddit user “Financial-Bottle-872.”
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In a follow-up post, Pr1mrose notes that he former heavy drinker And you can also use time on the treadmill to listen to podcasts, music, and “have some time for yourself and reflect on your life.”
He added that his exercise routine is “not compulsory, it’s a hobby that I enjoy a lot.”
He also said he usually runs outside, but since he lives in New York City, he doesn’t want to run in the cold or risk slipping on ice.
“In the very rare case when all four treadmills are in use, I fully agree to get off in case people come in and see them all in use and walk away. and accept,” he wrote.
“I have no problem with that. My problem is that I’m being told to stop even if I’m the only one there.”
“For now, I’m going to do my normal routine tomorrow morning and see if we face it again.”
Pr1mrose said she wrote an email to the apartment manager asking why they introduced the policy.
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“I’m not trying to be confrontational. I literally don’t understand the rules,” he said.
“I don’t claim to be beyond that, but I don’t think I’m asking too much to be told ‘why’ when I live here.” [for] I’ve been using the gym this way for over a year and it hasn’t stopped anyone else from using it.”
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In an online response to Fox News Digital’s question, Pr1mrose said he was surprised by the amount of response his post received and said he had yet to hear directly from management.
“For now, I’m going to do my normal routine tomorrow morning and see if we face it again,” he told Fox News Digital.