And yet there’s a proportion of the gym-going male population who don’t seem to understand this and will attempt to start a flirtation with a woman anyway.
Thankfully, we now know a simple, foolproof tactic for sending that man running away before he even says ‘hi’, courtesy of a very clever young US woman overheard at a gym.
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It does require a bit of gusto and isn’t for those easily embarrassed, but we happen to think it’s genius.