Is tennis next?
Some call the grunt the harmony of exertion: Monica Seles made her grunt famous as she blasted tennis balls across the court. Tennis superstars and sisters Venus and Serena Williams are also known for their grunts.
And at health clubs across the country, hardcore weightlifters can be heard grunting and groaning through their workouts.
Usually, such guttural outbursts elicit nothing more than beleaguered looks from fellow exercisers.
But the Planet Fitness in Wappingers Falls, N.Y., has a strict policy in place: No grunting allowed. The gym says grunting is annoying, and an alarm sounds if anyone breaks the rules. ABC News
In all seriousness though, the legal action that will likely result could end up being a reference point for any kind of “noise interference” at gyms and in sports…