Gym & Misc Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym II

Discussion in 'Health, Fitness, Training and Nutrition' started by Abba Lonie, Mar 7, 2012.

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  1. Abba Lonie

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    How alert at 3am? I'm tempted to join a 24-hour gym so I can go when it's not packed, not sure I'd get the best out of myself at 3am though!
     

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  2. WALL-e

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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    WakeUpTaz makes sense.
     
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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    I'm a member of a Jetts 24 hour.

    I find 9:30 am works quite well. Got some stay at home mothers on the cardio machines but the rest of the gym is pretty much yours.
     
  4. WakeUpPies

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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    7 am lectures 4 days a week = You get used to it :D
     
  5. Abba Lonie

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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    Ouch, I was never at uni before 10am unless I had an assignment due that day!
     
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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    This. My earliest start time this semester is 11.30am. Still cant really be bothered going to the gym before, so its normally an afternoon sesh.
     
  7. WakeUpPies

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    When u get 2 the gym @ 4 and there is a guy there already using the squat rack



    fuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuarrrrrrrrr
    at least he squattin
     
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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    yeah! wait till you see some douche bicep curling in the power cage, then spends 5 minutes talking to a friend.
     
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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    I don't understand this whole biceps thing. I never work out biceps, you're gonna grow doing chinups, bench, bent over rows (palms out) I have two guys at work, one does nothign but biceps, has massive arms but nothing else. Another guy does negative reps on the preacher. WTFP? You don't do bicep work to get stronger, you do it to get bigger. Less weight more reps. Its the same with trap work. I never do strength training workouts with traps. I usually do sets to failure. Biceps are for size and size only.
     
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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    I started my time at the gym in the surburbs and pretty much saw nothing but uninteresting people doing ordinary workouts, the occasional juice head or cop/juice head working out that stuck out.

    I moved back into the city and joined a "judgement free" gym, and it's littered with ******s who sit on machines checking their mobile phones, gaggles of latin and brazillian guys sharing 1 machine and doing almost no work.

    But the icing on the cake is some dumbass white boy who literally conducts himself in the warmup area or any machine he's on as if he's got a camera in front of him and their shooting him in the latest Jay Z/Kanye West video. Lots of hat checking on the brim, touching his shirt, finger and hand wagging and mouthing rap lyrics....then he's lifting 70lbs on the hammer press. Dude is smaller then a bean pole and spends all his time looking at himself rapping in the mirror.

    I just want to smash him in the face with a shovel.

    So ya.....all across the world there are dummys doing dumb things at the gym. God bless the spanish girls in spandex doing squats w/ 5 kilo weights on the bar.
     
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  11. peternorth

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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    just ate maccas, heading to gym now. come at me
     
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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    People who pick a weight which they can only do 2/3 reps with, then get their mates to force rep the next 7 reps..
     
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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    People who do forearm exercises - most arm exercises require flexion and extension of the forearm muscles anyway - there is no need to isolate them.
     
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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    they sound like a bunch of normal guys in their gym attire just trying to train

    and you sound mad
     
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    Fat ******* who only does arms at the gym at 4am leaving weights everywhere and leaves like it is acceptable behavior...then and Group of 5-6 loud guys came to the gym at 5am to do lateral raises with 5kg dumbbells

    is this real life?

    at least i had the power rack to myself :D
     
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    did you have a word with him?
     
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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    Over the weekend this douche upped his game and was working out in Beatz headphones draped around his neck instead of over his ears, and the icing on the cake was that he did everything I described above but now while wearing SUNGLASSES INDOORS.

    Oh man.
     
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    for a judgement free gym you seem to be defying its very M.O.

    love icing on cake too!

    gotta admit, your posts have been an absolute pisser. the guy rapping and checking the cap brim had me in tears!
     
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    better than bad b o yeah?
     
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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    I dont mind that.

    What i hate is when you're running (fast) on the treadmill and a middle aged women jumps on next to you wearing half a litre of perfume.

    I sometimes start coughing and struggling for breath the smell is that thick.
     
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    Re: Irritating people/things that annoy you in the gym

    Strong thread is strong!

    Part II - Go you good thing!
     
  22. Bergman

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    I've started seeing more and more kids that are Zyzz wannabes.
     
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    LOL this, doesn't annoy me that much..well maybe a bit..kinda wish they'd do their own thing
     
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    Saw 2 15-16 yr old kids messing about in the gym today and one was showing the other how to do squats and while he was going down the other guy kicked the dude square in the balls from behind and started laughing.....that could've ended up really really bad.
     
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  25. Bergman

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    Yeah, I don't get massively annoyed. Good on 'em for pursuing it, but do it for the love not because you want to be like someone.