The Fix: Catch her on her way into or out of Zumba, not during.If you're going to take a class, go with kickboxing or boot camp.
A playground for adults, complete with rings, parallel bars, and gymnastics mats, surrounded by bike and running paths, this workout hotspot was located directly outside of my hotel on a recent visit to Santa Monica.
Each sunrise and sundown, regulars would descend on the scene for their daily sweat.
They don't want to be interrupted mid-run (sweating profusely, breathing heavily), mid-lunge (positioned awkwardly), or mid-lift (facially contorted) to respond to you. Girls don't want to get to know your package before they get to know you.
The Fix: Wait until after their workout is over before actually making a move, then comment on how you noticed them running, lunging, or lifting impressively. Rule #2: Don't wear tight clothes that show your package. Feel like rocking the electric blue spandex unitard? Besides, those form-fitting get-ups are a little Mr.
So close to the action, I couldn't help but notice a few things about the pick-up scene on Muscle Beach. While the gym is a natural place to meet girls, here are a few friendly words of wisdom to those hoping to achieve pick-up-at-the-gym nirvana. Maybe, if you're really lucky, you'll even score two.