LOL, funny cus here where i'm at, it's the same! the old people read the newspapers like you said, and their exercises are an abs machine in superset with pec deck for chest
The "personal trainers" think the same about squats and deadlifts, and don't forget the "retards" who are coming from the locker room, already equiped with a BELT! yea they're wearing it from the start to the end of the session, even if they do, triceps, bi's..or even some veeeery light warmups, etc. - this is what i hate the most, these fags
Every muscle mag has pros wearing a belt to perfrom every single exercise and rep.Originally Posted by tkD
Most gyms promote weight belts in this manner, either overtly or by extension of monkey see monkey do.
They have been taught to lift this way. Don't go hating on them because they have been poorly informed, just set a good example.
I see everyday these guys, with little muscle and little strength, rack like 4 plates and a 25 on each side of a hammerstrength chest machine and bouncing it off the machine and yelling like a mad man.... and on a flat bench they either barely bench 2 plates if that even.
Some people think that lifting tons of weight no matter how u get it up is a real workout, i been curling the 50's for a year and a half and i recently went up to 55's because i just now feel like i can get a good contraction with those dumbells. My biceps were growing that year and a half of curling the 50's and i didnt wanna swing them up so i was set.
Also there are poeple who curl the 45's or more on the preacher curl and barely go 1/3 of the ways down and come back up ( without going through the hardest part of the curl) and they think they are stronger than shit when they cant even concentrate curl the 40 dumbells... or 30 lbs for that matter.
Oh, and there was also the guy who walked 30 feet from the shower to his locker completely naked, dong freely flapping in the wind. I mean, come on, at least put on a towel.
I hate when people talk to me in my gym. I don't mind them saying hello but then they try and have a full blown convo with me! I'm thinking "what the fuck can i do now, he's got me" so i begin my set (main set this is) and he's still blabberin on about some bullshit I couldnt care less about and i didnt even listen because i was doing my set! they eventually get the message and say nicely "i'll talk to ya later kidda" (patronising twats)
To aviod this from happening i just walk in my gym with my gaze on the floor or bang in my earphones aswell.
You are quite willing to complain about these people but not willing to help them. Don't you understand that you are part of the problem if you are not helping to make things better?!?
The way I get through it is wearing all black, going to the farest corner of the gym that the exercise permits, and head down with ipod up loud. If you can find a band shirt of a obvious Death Metal band then people with steer clear of you I've found :P
More of a story ,but annoying anyways:
This happened last spring.I went to train legs to a gym when packed didnt have lot of weights to use.This older gentleman was doing leg presses and i saw whole sled full with weights about 450kg/1000lbs and i was confused to say atleast I was waiting to get couple of 20s ,so i can start warming up in the squat ,so i assumed that this was his last set(yrly) ,but guess again..he did 20 reps with shortest ROM ive ever seen anyone do and after the set he goes to ask a gentlemen who was finished benching for more weights