Rules and Regulations for the Donelli Intercollegiate Strength Room

  1. Columbia University varsity strength room is an equal access working facility solely for the use of intercollegiate student-athletes and athletics staff.
  2. Proper workout attire is required at all times (shorts, t-shirts, sweats, and sneakers). Workout attire should be clean and reasonably dry before the start of strength room workouts.
  3. Remove all hats and jewelery (rings, chains, watches) before starting workouts.
  4. Personal items (books, jackets) are to be placed in the cubby boxes on the front wall. The strength staff is not responsible for the loss of valuables.
  5. No food or drink is permitted in the strength room at any time.
  6. You must have a workout plan, follow it, and record content within it on your own.
  7. Take pride in the strength room and keep it in order.
  8. Keep equipment in its roper location- do not rearrange or remove equipment and/or weights.
  9. Strip bars and racks correctly and replace all items when workout is completed.
  10. Dumbells should not have been dropped and are to be placed back in the racks in proper sequence
  11. Think safety!! - use equipment correctly; use collars and a spotter(s) on free weight exercises; use proper form. Never sacrifice technique for weight.
  12. Do not spit in the water fountain or on the floor.
  13. Return pencils and workout folders to their proper areas.
  14. Music with profane or obscene lyrics is not permitted.
  15. Staff offices and telephones are off limits to student-athletes, unless granted permission.
  16. Provide leadership with a positive attitude and example, show enthusiasm, strive for athletic and academic excellence in the Ivy League

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