Cyber Monday 50% OFF SITE WIDE! Check it out now | Free Shipping + Financing Available!

Is Being A Gay Gym Bunny Cliche?

by Dan Tracer January 31, 2016

Screen Shot 2016-01-29 at 11.44.21 AM

There are lots of actual health reasons exercise is an important part of daily life.

Then there are less-credible reasons many gay men find themselves obsessing over their bodies in the gym — cultural pressure, narcissism and high libidos chief among them.

But is that necessarily a bad thing? Who doesn’t enjoy checking out a cute guy from across the locker room?

Below, guys share on Whisper why they keep at it in the gym:

The gym I go to is always a big gay scene. I wish I could just workout in peace without all the competition. I

I feel like me being gay and obsessed with the gym is such a cliche. But I really love to workout and I

I don

I can

I can

I got up the courage to try working out at the gym for the first time in my life. I

I

When I was younger I used to spend most of my time doing cardio at the gym. Now I do almost all weights... I am still waiting for my body to change. Has the gay culture impacted me that much? Ugh

Being a gay guy in a gym full of hot straight men... the struggle is way too real and the sexual tension level is WAAAY too high

When I go to the gym and see other gay guys I know working out I feel like I

I hate when guys take their shirts off at the gym, it

I

I feel like I just go to the gym and care about my body because the gay community puts such an emphasis on it. I wish it were different. I feel like I

At the gym - I spend most of my time checking out other guys in the locker rooms and showers..

I honestly can

I think deep down, the only reason I go to the gym & get ripped is so that when I tell other guys I

I still secretly hold out hope that I

I get intimidated by other guys at the gym and find it harder to workout around them




Dan Tracer
Dan Tracer

Author


Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Think

Shopping For Your Sensitive (Possibly Gay) Nephew? Try This.

by Dan Tracer December 05, 2016

Some kids like to play; others just sort of wait for adulthood.

Continue Reading →

‘Moonlight’ Named Best Picture Of 2016 By L.A. Film Critics

by matt baume December 05, 2016

The LA Film Critics Association awards will all be formally handed out in mid-January.

Continue Reading →

Madonna Savages Donald Trump With Cover Of Britney Spears’ “Toxic”

by Jeff Taylor December 05, 2016

Her performance included an unforgettable cover of Britney's hit song.

Continue Reading →