Strength Stereotypical exercises in the fitness community

Most stereotypical exercise

  • Crossfitters: Kettlebell swings

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  • Strongman: Tyre flips

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  • Olympic lifters: Clean and jerk

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  • Callisthenics: Muscle ups

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  • Total voters
    8
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Just for something a bit different

Had a conversation the other day where the old "aren't deadlifts bad for your back" comment popped up. So I thought, ok for shits and giggles why not brainstorm and take it a bit further and think of certain exercises that are either embraced by certain areas of the strength and fitness community or just have a stigma about them that you could just stereotype those exercises now.

I think the old school bodybuilder doing concentration curls is a classic old school stereotype.

What other examples can we think of that are primarily associated with a certain discipline?
 

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Is bench press really stereotypical male? All the bro’s only do bench press when they have a group of mates to spot them all but two reps.
 

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Is bench press really stereotypical male? All the bro’s only do bench press when they have a group of mates to spot them all but two reps.
Gym bro/rat is the same thing really

And yes it is


Curls in the squat rack is a big no no, but I don't see this kind of behaviour much these days, most gyms have a preacher bench or 2 for that
 

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Has to be female gym rats doing hip thrusts as the most common (100% so far) for their demographic and way more common amongst obvious demographics when doing a direct percentage comparison, in my experience :)
 

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I think a gym bro goes in groups a gym rat is a lone dude.

I considered myself a gym rat. Always by myself.

I definitely prefer your type over... well this group of biatches basically screeching at each other while they had a conversation the other day.

Like I understand the gym's not a library- but its not some nightclub either where you yell over the music to one another. Ffs.
 

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We rarely do Kettlebell swings at my CrossFit box. For CrossFit IMO it would be toes to bars or double unders.
 

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Kipping pull ups.

Crossfitters are the only people I know who do those.
Kipping was my 2nd choice, felt CrossFit has been a big driver in kettlebell use over the years though (though functional fitness types use them too)
 

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Callisthenics - human flag (with the air walk thing they do)
Planche is more common, I think, for calisthenics... both are extremely difficult... for something easier but still popular, L-sits or muscle-ups.
 

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