SETTING THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
Big glass windows
Mirrored panels along the wall
Cubbies for shoes
A locker room
Television sets affixed to the walls near the cardio equipment (treadmills, stationary bikes, stair climbers, elliptical machines)
Machines that focus on a specific movement, such as rowing, squats, lat pulldowns, leg curls, or leg presses
A weight tower of dumbbells and free weights
Barbells and plates
A curl bar and tricep bar
Chin-up bars
Various exercise benches (incline, decline, flat, hyperextension)
Scales
Resistance bands
Medicine balls
Stability balls
Kettle bells
Safety mats
Jump ropes
Towels slung over machines
Antibacterial spray or wipes for customers to use on machines before and after workouts
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TEXTURES AND SENSATIONS:
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PEOPLE COMMONLY FOUND IN THIS SETTING:
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SETTING NOTES AND TIPS:
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RELATED SETTINGS THAT MAY TIE IN WITH THIS ONE:
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