Nudist Shenanigans

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New to Nudity in a Steam Room

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Never had the opportunity to use a steam room, so when I was on a cruise ship I decided it was time to check it out. Upon going into the locker room I grabbed a towel and found a locker, from what I have seen, I stripped naked and then wrapped a towel around myself. I then entered the steam room and found a place to sit, I noticed a guy sitting naked with a couple of other guys wearing towels like myself. During my visit guys came in and out, and more guys chose to sit naked while in the steam room. At one point I was alone in the steam room, I decided to unwrap the towel and experience what it would be like to be naked in the steam room. It was such a wonderful feeling being naked and after awhile remained naked when other guys came in. Then while alone with another guy I was asked about my all-over-tan, I explained that I enjoyed laying naked in the backyard getting a tan.

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It was common practice years ago for the guys to be naked anywhere in the locker room. There was a whirlpool, sauna and steam room all used completely naked. Then someone complained and management required suits to be worn. Personally, I use the sauna and steam room to open my pores and sweat out the toxins. What's the point if you are wearing a suit. Being the rebel I am, I and several others continued to use the facilities naked. Great feeling to be that free!

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It was common practice years ago for the guys to be naked anywhere in the locker room. There was a whirlpool, sauna and steam room all used completely naked. Then someone complained and management required suits to be worn. Personally, I use the sauna and steam room to open my pores and sweat out the toxins. What's the point if you are wearing a suit. Being the rebel I am, I and several others continued to use the facilities naked. Great feeling to be that free!

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About 10 - 12 years ago, I started going on cruises after I retired. i soon found the free sauna and stream room in the men's locker. After entering I noticed most of the guys were naked. I decided to join them. I soon found that I really like the feeling of freedom. I had not been in that situation since college - many years ago. Unfortunately as the years went by there was less and less nudity and usually fewer guys using them. I like to go on the transatlantic cruises, more sea days and more time to spend in the sauna and steam rooms. /also depending on the passengers there can be a lot of playing in the steam room and that is getting less and less. I hope to resume cruising when things are safe again.

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I always understood steam rooms and saunas were to be used nude, based on my first experiences at college and grad school. They were always part of the men's locker rooms. I was really disappointed later when I discovered that it's not the norm at other gyms, hotels, etc and always feel a a little deprived in those settings.

I looked forward to using the men's wet area of the health club on my first (& only) luxury cruise last year. Disappointed when I discovered that I was on one of the few Princess ships that didn't have one.

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In the first steam rooms I was introduced, the men wore only towels which often were just to sit on. Nudity was always present. My current gym has about half totally nude. The other half wear towels to underwear to shorts to fully clothed including stinky shoes. Kind of nuts! I am totally nude and encourage some of the covered guys to try it nude! Once naked they dont ever want to go back to hot wet material stuck to their bodies.

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I love the health benefits of a steam room and the ability to do it naked. Like to sweat the toxics out of my body followed by a cold and refreshing shower. The second benefit is that It is a great spot to hang out and talk to other guys that like using the steam room too. It is great that the guys in the steam room have no shame sitting naked with other guys and it brings back the memories of the indecent nudity in the locker room of high school.

I was with you till you suggested that the nudity in HS locker rooms was some how "indecent". Care to explain that?

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In the first steam rooms I was introduced, the men wore only towels which often were just to sit on. Nudity was always present. My current gym has about half totally nude. The other half wear towels to underwear to shorts to fully clothed including stinky shoes. Kind of nuts! I am totally nude and encourage some of the covered guys to try it nude! Once naked they dont ever want to go back to hot wet material stuck to their bodies.

I have seen guys in clothing, including shoes, in a sauna, but always assumed it was for a warm-up prior to workout. I can't think of any reason someone would go into a steam room fully clothed.
Some people wear briefs or boxers in the steam, but when those get wet it emphasizes more than if they were just nude.

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I had to quit my old Y since it was so poorly managed and join LA Fitness instead. Pre-Covid I enjoyed the locker rooms on weekends and was disappointed how LAF had so many young men standing in the sauna with all their clothes, shoes and electronics vs. the more casual nudity at the Y. Nonetheless, I insisted on sitting exposed on my towel at LAF and seemed to be perceived as countercultural or disrespectful. One man told me that children in swim classes used the locker room, and another man my age (50's) accused me of being foreign and un-American. In response I make my beliefs clear that males should never consider their maleness to be offensive in the company of other males, and if so we are sacrificing our masculintiy to fear.

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In the locker room at the beach club we belonged to most men were naked where ever. Hot tub, steam room and even at their lockers or while shaving at the sinks. I was visiting a gym I was thinking about joining again near our vacation home in North Carolina and in the men's locker room they had a sign that a towel or clothing must be worn at all times unless in the shower which is private. I did not join it again.

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The gym that used to use all the time before Covid I would sit in the sauna (wish it had a steam room) naked. Every once in a while the staff would come in. I was only ever told to cover up once. Other than that I would be naked. I have seen countless guys having sex (both oral and anal) in the sauna.

Personally I think the clothing required is due to guys having sex in the sauna and steam rooms. I think that the facility thinks it would cut down on it if clothing is required. Some dude walked in on some guys having sex and complained. From there they killed the nudity.

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