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Swedish Gym Chain Bans 'selfies' In Locker Room









However, the gym chain has told members that they can no longer take pictures of themselves working up a sweat in a notice in their changing rooms. "You are welcome to take pictures of yourself and your training. However, you cannot take pictures of other members without their permission. We advise a photo ban in all changing rooms," read the notice. A spokesperson for the gym said that the selfie ban was not motivated by any specific incident but more to protect the modesty of others who could have their half naked torsos posted online, without their knowledge. "This isn't really a new ban as in the past you weren't able to take pictures at all in the gym but we relaxed that a few years ago. Our members are welcome to take pictures of themselves and their friends in the gym working out but Max Workouts ebook free download the locker room is off limits," Lotta Tornberg, head of communications for Friskis & Svettis told The Local. Tornberg added that the decision was to protect their members, who she claimed were more "vulnerable" to being pictured naked or half-naked in the changing room in comparison to when they were training in the gym. One gym member, Annelie Vest, said she had noticed the selfie gym trend in the past. "I've noticed it and seen it on Instagram and Facebook.
Full story: http://www.thelocal.se/20140213/swedish-gym-bans-selfies-in-locker-room



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14 Feb 2014. 01:17:15 pm

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