Running outdoors is one of my passions but recently I was sidelined due to a foot injury. I said to myself “what am I to do? I’m going to gain like 900 pounds if I’m unable to jog!” I told one of my buddies about my plight and he recommended trying a different exercise while on injured reserve. He suggested joining the gym and riding the elliptical or exercise bike. I took his advice and signed up. Here’s where my five gym pet peeves were born.