Gym designers have rid locker rooms of the gnarly shower curtains, trading them in for sexy glass escape pods. They have made bathroom stalls ever more private. Comfy couch corners, Wi-Fi and lockers with built-in locks have gone from swank options to standard issue.
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Help support our writers and keep our site ad-free. You should not have to hide yourself away in a sticky bathroom stall in order to change into your yoga pants. Today, things change.
They deal with being nude, and nobody is OK with it! I do understand that you are going to have to get naked at some point in the locker room. Taking a shower, or changing into different clothes requires nudity, and I get that.
Ahh, gym locker rooms. Changing, grooming and showering in the gym locker room can trigger stress and anxiety that, for many people, has origins going far back as middle school. Because you care about manners, etiquette, and the feelings of the people around you.
All of my male media brethren went cruising into this sacred place, and then, there was only me—the lone female reporter covering a USC football game—waiting outside. Me, the girl who has no fear, was nervous. Fear of the unknown tends to do that to you.