One of the good things about the gym - especially if you’re not a sporty person and just want to find motivation to work on your body - is that it’s full of handsome dudes that you would gladly take home. But how do you make the first move and get the attention of the guy that you're eyeing off over the bench-press?

Here's 10 simple steps you can try.


The first thing that you should do is complete your workout as usual. However, make sure to modify it a bit so that it’s a bit closer to what The Guy is doing. You can also try to find several Instagram workout accounts, find an exercise you think he would be interested in and wait for him to come and ask you how to do it.


Letting someone know that you’re interested is not possible without a bit of eye contact. Even though staring at him while he’s working out is an absolute sin, a bit of looking here and there will definitely make him realise you’re into him.


The outfit is the first thing people notice, and this is why you should do your best to look extremely fashionable at the gym. Try to wear things that look good on you.


Try to find out more about him. The first thing you need to do is find his Instagram account. Follow his account. Like some of his posts. That way you’ll show him you’re interested, and if you get a follow back, you’ll be closer to your goal.


Now it’s time to make your move. The best way to do this is by asking him something related to a certain exercise.


Keep the connection going. Say hello next time you see him at the gym. Look for excuses to make small talk.


Try and expand the conversation beyond small talk. Find something that you're both interested in. Remember what he told you last time and ask follow-up questions.


You don't need to adjust your schedule completely, but it wouldn't hurt to find out when he normally exercises and see if that fits your routine. Maybe make plans to workout together.


Be approachable. Be positive and optimistic. Look as if you're open and friendly.


Be direct. Ask him out. What's the worst that can happen?