vernonFL: BuzzPost? HuffFeed? BuzzHuff?
spman: #7 is a big one, I can't stand when I'm at a machine, and some meat head comes up to me within 30 seconds of my starting to exercise to ask me how many more sets I have. Seriously, bug off, I will be done when I'm done. When people do this to me, I intentionally dawdle and take way longer than I would have otherwise.
Smeggy Smurf: I wish my gym had cleanup stuff near the machines. It's all over the place near the cardio stuff bu the machines don't have any of it. Thankfully almost everybody is in good enough shape that they're not dripping sweat.Me on the other hand, I'm wet. But I carry a towel so it's good.
Vector R: I hover over a machine if it's one of my preferred ones and stupid muggles are just standing on it instead of using it. Put your phone in your locker, too.Speaking of lockers, there are hundreds in the locker room to choose from that aren't close to mine. I want to change without you all up my ass. No, I'm not going to stand and wait until you're done. People who don't use locks deserve to have their shiat stolen, too.Also, sadly not touched on by the article, but two massive peeves:1) When you get into my lane in the pool, number one, dangle your legs in the water instead of jumping right in. When I see your legs when I go to turn, I know you want to get in, and we can quickly coordinate. When you jump right in, I may run into you or have the crap scared out of me when I have to do a full emergency stop to avoid running into you.2) YOU ARE NOT DOING FLY OR BUTTERFLY AFTER GETTING INTO MY LANE, YOU FILTHY ABUSIVE MUGGLE.
meyerkev: balki1867: meyerkev: /That and lunges. Stupid things only hurt my toes.Squats:Keep your weight on your heels or the balls of your feet, but never your toes.Don't let you knees get in front of your toesLunges:For your front foot, keep your weight on your heels or ball of your foot, but never your toes.Don't let your front knee get in front of your front toeThat works. Thanks.
meyerkev: /That and lunges. Stupid things only hurt my toes.
balki1867: 5) People who don't rerack, or people who don't rerack weights correctly -- no I don't want to pull off 8 25-pound plates to get to the two 10-pound plates I need. (also covered in the TFA)
El Dudereno: The only time I ever gave someone unsolicited advice at a gym was telling a kid who was new to the whole weightlifting thing how to do a proper squat. Probably saved him a lot of pain.
spman: #7 is a big one, I can't stand when I'm at a machine, and some meat head comes up to me within 30 seconds of my starting to exercise to ask me how many more sets I have. Seriously, bug off, I will be done when I'm done. When people do this to me, I intentionally dawdle and take way longer than I would have otherwise.#8 is annoying too, it seems like every time I'm at the gym, it doesn't matter if there's three dozen other treadmills available, grandpa who smells like a combination of Preparation H and Geritol, or the dirty bum that hasn't showered in a year have to choose the one right next to me so we're bumping shoulders.#9 is a nuisance, if you're that important that you can't go for a 45 minute workout without having to talk on your phone, maybe you should stop going to the gym, or find a better time.#6 is bad only because it's always the people you DON'T want to see naked (not to imply that there are people you DO want to see naked, but you get my point) who are strutting around in the buff. You need to take off your clothes to change or go to the shower, that's fine, but don't make a show out of it. Ever notice that the average age of the people who shower or get naked in the locker room these days is like 78?What's more annoying about #1 is when the staff at the gym don't actively do anything about people who don't clean off the equipment when they are done. This seems to be a problem exclusive to Planet Fitness and other low cost gyms however, I've seen people get reamed out pretty good for trying this at the classier places.
Shadi: Other than #1, these articles are always so whiny. I imagine its from a new years resolutioner thinking of excuses why they didn't last into March this time.
TacoBeelzebub: Ugh, the guy who gives the unsolicited advice is my biggest gym pet peeve. It's always some muscle-bound cretin with no neck who does this, and usually to the women.CSSis: I have bursitis in both knees, so I can't jog or run. (A good brisk walk works well for me.) So I'm walking on the treadmill when The Fount of Useless Information, a meathead who had to have his buddy help him push his arms together on the fly machine because he put too damn much weight on it, sidles up to me and says, "You know, HON, you'd get a much better workout if you ran." I looked at him and said, "You know, HON, my doctor told me I can blow out my knees if I try to run or jog, so I'm more inclined to listen to him than some stranger at the gym." He slunk away muttering something about "only trying to help." Moran.
asmodeus224: Huh? I go do my workout and go home. Mind your own business and you'll be fine at the gym, and in life in general
odinsposse: Mugato: I guess none of that bothers me because I'm not an uptight asshole.And I've never seen a naked male in real life. I've manged to avoid that my entire life.You don't watch porn?
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