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Mirrors at the Gym Are Evil Objects from Hell

May 30, 2016
Mirrors at the Gym

From the moment Narcissus saw his reflection in the water, mirrors have been a curse placed upon our lives.  One of the most reflective places you’ll ever be in is the gym, and in many ways those mirrors at the gym are anything but your friend.

There are, however, benefits to mirrors at the gym and some genuine reasons (other than vanity) for having so many of them. When I was first learning the proper technique for squatting, for example, a mirror came in handy to help me keep an eye on my foot and knee placement.

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