The gym can be a great spot to grab a date. For starters, you already know you have at least one thing in common. But it can also be a social minefield. Most gymgoers are there for the sole purpose of working out, but sparking a potential relationship (or at least a friendship) can still be done.
So start simple: Never underestimate the power of making eye contact and smiling at your gym crush. Use this just prior to approaching said crush to test the waters and make sure the vibe and timing is right. If it is not reciprocated, it’s probably best to slow your roll.
But if you get the green light you will want to employ a charming and memorable approach. First impressions are important, so make sure your opening line is as strong as your personal records. Here are a few ideas to start you off. Sure, they’re a bit cheesy, so deliver these with an appropriately goofy-but-endearing grin.