Do you wear your ring when working out?

posted 3 years ago in Fitness
  • poll: Do you wear your ring when working out?
    Yes always & it's never uncomfortable : (51 votes)
    40 %
    No never its uncomfortable : (49 votes)
    39 %
    Sometimes, depends. Explain please! : (26 votes)
    21 %
  • Post # 3
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    8426 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: April 2013

    @Marper:  I never take my ring off, but it is slightly large on me (it spins).

    Post # 4
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    9253 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I don’t.  I’m afraid to damage them on the gym equipment for one thing, also my hands swell a little and they sometimes feel too tight.  I always take my rings off when working out.

    Post # 5
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    99 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: June 2012 - Chapel of Flowers

    I always leave my wedding band on (I bought tungsten for a reason! Lol) I never wear my e-ring I have already had pave stones come out (my fault, I’m a klutz). 

    Post # 6
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    2675 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014 - Madison, WI

    I wear mine most of the time if I am doing yoga, Pilates, or working out at home. I might take it off if I’m worried about my fingers swelling or damage.

    Or for example we went camping/hiking earlier this year and I got a bug bite on a finger that swelled up so much I could barely bend my finger anymore! Thankfully it wasn’t my ring finger but it made me take my ring off for the rest of our trip just in case.

    Post # 7
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    720 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2014

    I always leave mine on, but my exercise of choice is hot yoga.  My ring is slightly big (spins) but my dumb big knuckle holds it on.  My hands definitely swell in class, but not to the point where I’m uncomfortable.  If I were lifiting weights or something I would definitely be taking it off.

    Post # 8
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    2657 posts
    Sugar bee

    I don’t wear mine at the gym.  I’ve been doing more weight training lately and I’m always worried that I’d damage the ring on the machines.

    Post # 9
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    1779 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2014

    I only go running but definitely leave my ring on. It has never felt any different after taking a run than any other time of day.

    Post # 10
    Member
    518 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I take mine off when I go to the gym; if I’m going for a walk outside I’ll leave it on.

    Post # 11
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    1340 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    If I’m doing cardio that doesn;t require that I touch anything, I wear them. Never for weights.

    Post # 12
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    1951 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    Cardio days – yes. 

    Lifting days – no. 

    Post # 13
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    1403 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: February 2014

    I take it off for weights, kickboxing and/or swimming.  For cardio it stays on.

    Post # 14
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    2571 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    I wear weight lifitng gloves when doing weights and run so I never take it off.

    Post # 15
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    9652 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2012

    No not with the type of workout I do….I’d hurt myself or others.  I do boxing for fitness which includes some sparing, tons of mitt work and bag work so def no ring for me at the gym!

    Post # 16
    rucksackMember
    518 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Madison Surf Club

    I never wear mine at the gym. I made that mistake once and then cried about a scratch!

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