The 15 Most Dangerous Exercise Machines at the Gym (and Safer Alternatives to Try)

There's a reason why you're required to fill out a consent form when you join a gym: Some of the equipment can be dangerous if you don't use it properly. Here are a few bad exercise machines you should avoid and the safer alternatives to use instead (16 Photos)

Linda Melone on Oct 12, 2012 at 10:03AM

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The 15 Most Dangerous Exercise Machines at the Gym (and Safer Alternatives to Try)

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