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(WFLA Tampa Bay)   Gyms have gotten so crowded, they're doubling up customers on bench presses, treadmills   (wfla.com) divider line
    More: Florida, Pinellas County, Florida, Coroner, Clearwater man, 78-year-old Robert Edward Dvorak, pair of sisters, exercise machine, Thanksgiving morning, gym equipment  
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2021-11-27 1:02:10 AM  
This on the gym for not shelving out the moola to get the pricier 2 person rowing machine.
 
2021-11-27 1:24:36 AM  
the man, identified as 78-year-old Robert Edward Dvorak

You don't see Adam Qwerty pulling stunts like this, do you?

/Goofus and Gallant for a new generation?
 
2021-11-27 3:07:22 AM  
Whenever someone finishes their set and sits there until they're ready for their next one, I've imagined myself doing the same thing. Not saying I approve, but I understand.
 
2021-11-27 6:27:50 AM  

koder: Whenever someone finishes their set and sits there until they're ready for their next one, I've imagined myself doing the same thing. Not saying I approve, but I understand.


It used to be easier, as people would work in with you, so you would alternate turns between sets.  But now with Covid, people don't want to have to keep wiping down the machinery after each set so just end up staying there.
And if it's a bench, they'll just keep using the same bench with different weights and exercises.  It's given people an excuse to be selfish.
 
2021-11-27 6:34:44 AM  
Arrested? Really people?
 
2021-11-27 6:39:45 AM  

fargin a: Arrested? Really people?


Assault and Buttery.
 
2021-11-27 6:44:07 AM  
You can just walk 2 miles, 5 days a week, and do a few pushups and situps during the commercials of a half-hour TV show.
 
2021-11-27 6:45:15 AM  
Seems like police would have bigger issues.

Gym should be more like the NFL - let them play it out. Damn refs always jumping in.
 
2021-11-27 6:48:53 AM  

solokumba: You can just walk 2 miles, 5 days a week, and do a few pushups and situps during the commercials of a half-hour TV show.


100 sit ups, 100 push ups, 100 squats, and a 5 km run every day, no air conditioner.

/you may go bald
 
2021-11-27 6:49:26 AM  

solokumba: You can just walk 2 miles, 5 days a week, and do a few pushups and situps during the commercials of a half-hour TV show.


If you want ultimate power, you've got to do 100 pushups, 100 situps, 100 squats, and a10 km run EVERY SINGLE DAY!

/may cause hair loss
 
2021-11-27 6:51:11 AM  
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2021-11-27 6:53:51 AM  
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2021-11-27 7:00:42 AM  

solokumba: You can just walk 2 miles, 5 days a week, and do a few pushups and situps during the commercials of a half-hour TV show.


And quit shoving big-macs down your pie hole.
 
2021-11-27 7:05:34 AM  
This is just a guy being an asshole.
 
2021-11-27 7:16:38 AM  

fargin a: Arrested? Really people?


Yeah, this guy's going to have a hard go at it sharing the benches in the ol' prison yard.
 
2021-11-27 7:26:42 AM  

solokumba: You can just walk 2 miles, 5 days a week, and do a few pushups and situps during the commercials of a half-hour TV show.


This. There is no reason to pay for a gym membership.

/ so Jewish
 
2021-11-27 7:27:20 AM  

solokumba: You can just walk 2 miles, 5 days a week, and do a few pushups and situps during the commercials of a half-hour TV show.


You can....
Do you?

/and calorie-wise that's not a lot of burn
 
2021-11-27 7:34:21 AM  
Old farts and gyms.  My old gym had limited working treadmills so there was a 30 minute limit.   Nearly everyone was okay with it but there was always some geezer getting his walking in who thought he owned the place.   We would simply wait until he had to pee and take over the machine, with his stuff still on it.   He never said a word because he knew he was wrong.
 
2021-11-27 7:36:41 AM  

Bootleg: the man, identified as 78-year-old Robert Edward Dvorak

You don't see Adam Qwerty pulling stunts like this, do you?

/Goofus and Gallant for a new generation?

 
2021-11-27 7:38:43 AM  
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2021-11-27 7:47:22 AM  
At my old gym before the pandemic I would swim in the lane pool. The lane pool was right up against the kiddos section and there was always a group of them that wanted deeper water to swim in. I didn't mind if they stayed in their lane but there was always the bunch that thought we could share a lane.
Also Lane hogs ugh! They can be biatches. When the life guard saves go he means leave!
 
2021-11-27 7:53:18 AM  

Stud Gerbil: Old farts and gyms.  My old gym had limited working treadmills so there was a 30 minute limit.   Nearly everyone was okay with it but there was always some geezer getting his walking in who thought he owned the place.   We would simply wait until he had to pee and take over the machine, with his stuff still on it.   He never said a word because he knew he was wrong.


I'm a Farker, so it goes without saying that I'm fat as hell.  But a 30 minute limit?  It might be time to find a new gym.

Hell, I can almost make a mile in 30 minutes.  Of course, I'm an athlete...
 
2021-11-27 8:04:51 AM  
There are still ways to get your workout in...
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/JK.  The old Fark in this story probably couldn't lift more than his 5-gallon tub of metamucil.
 
2021-11-27 8:10:10 AM  

Maybe you should drive: Stud Gerbil: Old farts and gyms.  My old gym had limited working treadmills so there was a 30 minute limit.   Nearly everyone was okay with it but there was always some geezer getting his walking in who thought he owned the place.   We would simply wait until he had to pee and take over the machine, with his stuff still on it.   He never said a word because he knew he was wrong.

I'm a Farker, so it goes without saying that I'm fat as hell.  But a 30 minute limit?  It might be time to find a new gym.

Hell, I can almost make a mile in 30 minutes.  Of course, I'm an athlete...


I walked to the local post office a couple days ago. It's a half mile round trip. It took me twenty minutes.

/knee replacement surgery three weeks ago seems to be slowing me down a bit.
 
2021-11-27 8:31:36 AM  

Resident Muslim: solokumba: You can just walk 2 miles, 5 days a week, and do a few pushups and situps during the commercials of a half-hour TV show.

You can....
Do you?

/and calorie-wise that's not a lot of burn


I don't consume many carbs. No pizza. No pasta. No root vegetables. Healthy eating.
I also don't fill my piehole 3 times a day. Healthy breakfast. Light lunch. Early dinner. Then a walk.
It's pretty simple really. Non or very low carb alcoholic beverages.
 
2021-11-27 8:52:30 AM  
Swole can't wait.
 
2021-11-27 8:57:10 AM  
I've seen it a couple times already. Older guys in gyms have very short fuses. Can't blame them.

Half of people in gyms are just sitting on gym machines texting, or staring at their phones.
 
2021-11-27 9:04:15 AM  
I think the worst thing I do at the gym is make a visual "something stinks" face when im next to those who elect to not wear deodorant.
 
2021-11-27 9:52:47 AM  

Miss_Dorothy_Kilgallen: 5-gallon tub of metamuc


well, tbh a full 5 gallon tub probably weighs quite a bit...
 
2021-11-27 10:28:21 AM  
For what people pay for memberships, they could buy their own equipment and exercise in peace at home.
 
2021-11-27 10:29:54 AM  

Godscrack: I've seen it a couple times already. Older guys in gyms have very short fuses. Can't blame them.

Half of people in gyms are just sitting on gym machines texting, or staring at their phones.


My phone is my notebook. I wonder if people think I'm texting.

Oh well.
 
2021-11-27 1:03:44 PM  

stuartp9: koder: Whenever someone finishes their set and sits there until they're ready for their next one, I've imagined myself doing the same thing. Not saying I approve, but I understand.

It used to be easier, as people would work in with you, so you would alternate turns between sets.  But now with Covid, people don't want to have to keep wiping down the machinery after each set so just end up staying there.
And if it's a bench, they'll just keep using the same bench with different weights and exercises.  It's given people an excuse to be selfish.


It's a pretty good excuse, though.  I don't want to be down in some rando's sweat that got missed wiping down under the best circumstances - with Covid going on that escalates to oh hell fark no
 
2021-11-27 1:58:41 PM  
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2021-11-27 2:48:25 PM  
Another old Florida ass hole. The state is full of them. He looks like the type of guy that would buy $100 worth of lottery tickets from the gas station at 730 in the morning on a week day!
 
2021-11-27 3:12:59 PM  
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2021-11-27 3:20:16 PM  

koder: Whenever someone finishes their set and sits there until they're ready for their next one, I've imagined myself doing the same thing. Not saying I approve, but I understand.


This is part of why I have a home gym.
I am not a patient woman.
 
2021-11-27 3:23:03 PM  

solokumba: You can just walk 2 miles, 5 days a week, and do a few pushups and situps during the commercials of a half-hour TV show.


Sure, if you want to be skinny fat with bad joints.
Heavy squats have saved my knees. The stronger muscles protect the joints.
 
2021-11-27 6:42:41 PM  

Screw_this_life: solokumba: You can just walk 2 miles, 5 days a week, and do a few pushups and situps during the commercials of a half-hour TV show.

Sure, if you want to be skinny fat with bad joints.
Heavy squats have saved my knees. The stronger muscles protect the joints.


I'm not skinny fat. I'm fit.
You using a term like skinny fat makes me think you must be on your knees a lot.
 
2021-11-27 10:20:44 PM  

solokumba: Screw_this_life: solokumba: You can just walk 2 miles, 5 days a week, and do a few pushups and situps during the commercials of a half-hour TV show.

Sure, if you want to be skinny fat with bad joints.
Heavy squats have saved my knees. The stronger muscles protect the joints.

I'm not skinny fat. I'm fit.
You using a term like skinny fat makes me think you must be on your knees a lot.


Fit without any leg muscles? Sure.
 
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