It’s a good idea to clean the gym equipment before and after you use it. Credit: Shutterstock

With coronavirus restrictions gradually lifting across the country, we’re now able to resume many of our regular activities.

A lot of us might have been particularly keen to get back to the gym, which is now an option in some Australian states, and not far off in others.

So, how can we protect ourselves and other people from COVID-19 infection when we return to the gym?

How are gyms unique?

First it’s important to understand gyms are a bit different to other places