If you contribute to an environment where they feel judged, ridiculed and unwelcome, then you are a big part of the reason why so many Resolutioners fail to continue exercising throughout the year.
I don’t care if they’re using your favorite bench, rack, or bar!
I don’t care if you have to wait for a while before getting a bench!
I don’t care if you think that they rest more than they should!
You don’t have to be workout buddies with every new person in the gym, but please stay courteous and respectful towards everyone. You could personally be the difference between whether they continue on this path to fitness or if they give up by the end of the month.