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      02-20-2020, 03:32 PM   #2619
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Past few days of being in the gym have been unbearable. There's this specific individual that literally stinks up the place. When he has ripened as well as aged cheese, it's literally torture being any where near him. So bad that I swear, I can almost taste his funk.

Last night he was in rare form. There was this lingering stentch of BO all over the gym. I looked around and didn't see him at first. I later saw him and realized the funk was from him. I tried to distance myself from him as much as possible but everytime I go to one part of the gym, PePe Le Pew would drift over. I want to bring air freshener to spray the dude down or throw a bar of soap/deodorant at him.

How bad does it have to get before the management of the gym would even say something to somebody such as this stinker?
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Past few days of being in the gym have been unbearable. There's this specific individual that literally stinks up the place. When he has ripened as well as aged cheese, it's literally torture being any where near him. So bad that I swear, I can almost taste his funk.

Last night he was in rare form. There was this lingering stentch of BO all over the gym. I looked around and didn't see him at first. I later saw him and realized the funk was from him. I tried to distance myself from him as much as possible but everytime I go to one part of the gym, PePe Le Pew would drift over. I want to bring air freshener to spray the dude down or throw a bar of soap/deodorant at him.

How bad does it have to get before the management of the gym would even say something to somebody such as this stinker?
This is one of the many reasons I could never work out at a public gym. This and 100 other forms of rudeness. I was made to take swimming lessons at the Y as a kid against my will. That place was a shithole. Now that I'm all grown up, I wouldn't go to a gym for any price. I'm on the bike 8-10 hours a week year-round, and I do a dumbbell and kettle bell workout at home 3 or 4 times a week. I do all kinds of physical chores at my cabin; I fell and split and stack 10 cords of firewood a year. I need a gym about like Stevie Wonder needs a telescope.
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      02-20-2020, 04:10 PM   #2621
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This is one of the many reasons I could never work out at a public gym. This and 100 other forms of rudeness. I was made to take swimming lessons at the Y as a kid against my will. That place was a shithole. Now that I'm all grown up, I wouldn't go to a gym for any price. I'm on the bike 8-10 hours a week year-round, and I do a dumbbell and kettle bell workout at home 3 or 4 times a week. I do all kinds of physical chores at my cabin; I fell and split and stack 10 cords of firewood a year. I need a gym about like Stevie Wonder needs a telescope.
Are those Canadian or American cords?

One of the first things I do after getting the fire going at the cabin is splitting more wood. . .
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      02-20-2020, 05:09 PM   #2622
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Are those Canadian or American cords?

One of the first things I do after getting the fire going at the cabin is splitting more wood. . .
American cords, 4' x 4' x 8'. I have a couple of metal carports that I bought as kits and set them up as firewood sheds. They're 12' wide, 20' long, and about 7' tall inside. I split into one and burn out of the other. That way I'm always burning wood that had at least one summer to dry. Each usually lasts about a year. Will have some left this year, as it hasn't been as cold. Have a smaller separate shed just for birch, which I burn in the sauna. And another shed near the firepit for "junk" wood to burn there.
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We just pile it up about 6 feet high upslope from a living tree, then cover with a tarp. All the new rounds that need splitting after a year of sitting are next to the outdoor pit. All the bark that comes off goes in that fire, not that I need to stay warm when chopping!!

I dislike clothing, especially shirts. It cool to see how soon I can get down to bare BACK when it's below freezing and snow on the ground

I have yet to lose my pants in the snow
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We just pile it up about 6 feet high upslope from a living tree, then cover with a tarp. All the new rounds that need splitting after a year of sitting are next to the outdoor pit. All the bark that comes off goes in that fire, not that I need to stay warm when chopping!!

I dislike clothing, especially shirts. It cool to see how soon I can get down to bare BACK when it's below freezing and snow on the ground

I have yet to lose my pants in the snow
I split some last weekend at about 5 degrees. Took off the Carhartt coat after about 5 minutes. Took off the flannel shirt after another five. Ended up in a short-sleeve t-shirt, jeans, boots and gloves. No hat, since it wasn't windy. I was still sweating like a blacksmith. When I quit and put away all the gear, my hair froze solid when I ran the 4-wheeler around to the other end of the pole barn.
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      02-21-2020, 02:44 AM   #2625
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Into my gym they have also a large spinning room and a gymnastics room. What I really hate when some members on the way/from there who are chatting as much as loudly, that Im be able to hear them through my headphones and above the music though.
Same thing for some women which hadn't got the next-to-near stepper or running band and chat to each other via one in between, and that's mine.
The Ooo-ra! gang, lifting loudly heavy weights and drop them with gruntling noises - and let the equipment stay at their dropped places, no clean up afterwards.
Im sure, every one has sometimes its rants about others
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      02-21-2020, 07:06 AM   #2626
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Happy that my gym doesn't seem to have a lot of these problems. Since it's smaller and a little more expensive for the area ($40/mo, not really expensive but it's in an area thats more run down) everyone in it is polite and clean. Theres a rule in the gym that you have to wipe down seats/benches after your workout, and people follow it to a tee. I never see anyone that forgets to do it. As for the loud conversation stuff you need some better ear phones man or turn the music up! Unless they are being as loud as you stated, but I can't imagine people just yelling in the gym lol.
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      02-21-2020, 07:41 AM   #2627
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I pay weekly converted around 18 bucks, have free isotonic drinks, solarium, sauna and for me most important: Free trainers included, hadn't to hire separately, assist you at training plans, food and low carbs…
Its more exclusively by price, not necessarily by interior or members. Sometimes I wonder how some guys could afford the fees, but ok.
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      02-21-2020, 07:44 AM   #2628
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I pay weekly converted around 18 bucks, have free isotonic drinks, solarium, sauna and for me most important: Free trainers included, hadn't to hire separately, assist you at training plans, food and low carbs…
Its more exclusively by price, not necessarily by interior or members. Sometimes I wonder how some guys could afford the fees, but ok.
Wish I had a sauna, the other things don't matter to much to me, but seems like a solid price. I am very envious of that sauna. My gym years ago had one, and nothing felt better after a long workout then 5-10 minutes in there just getting a good sweat out!
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      02-24-2020, 09:31 AM   #2629
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How bad does it have to get before the management of the gym would even say something to somebody such as this stinker?
It will never happen. In today's society most establishments would rather lose all their customers than offend someone by telling them they stink.
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      03-06-2020, 04:16 AM   #2630
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Hello! I am annoyed by the girls who come there only to take a photo. I don’t understand what is wrong with them
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Show them how to pose with less clothes on and take the photos for them
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      03-10-2020, 07:49 AM   #2632
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      03-10-2020, 08:25 AM   #2633
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      03-11-2020, 01:32 PM   #2634
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Last night, twice I had someone come over and take weights off of my bench that I was going to use for my next set with them knowing full well I was on that bench. The first one with some chick that grabbed a 25lb plate off my bench just as I was getting up from finishing a set. I wanted to throw the other 25lb plate I had on the bench at the back of her head. Especially since there was an empty bench right behind mine that had a 25lb plate there.

Second time last night, I didn't catch who ever it was that took the 10s I was going to use at the incline bench as I had just returned from getting a drink at the water fountain. What the hell is wrong with people?
This happens to me constantly. I honestly don't mind if someone asks if they can grab one. 90% of the time, I'm not about to use it. It's simple politeness. Sadly, I only get asked maybe 5% of the time.

The other thing that kills me are the guys wearing the capri/sweatpants. I live in S. FL, where it's hot as hell for one almost year round, so wear shorts. But man, having on pants that cut-off at mid-shin makes you look like you stole your girl's out of her drawer to wear.

I also am constantly wanting to correct people (mostly older 50+) who I see doing exercises incorrectly, with bad form, or just doing stuff that there's no way it's actually working anything whatsoever.
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Surprised no one's mentioned....thing's that annoy you at the gym.....is when it's closed!

Seriously though....stay safe everyone!
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Yeah that's the real bummer now, coronavirus is killing my gains bro
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Surprised no one's mentioned....thing's that annoy you at the gym.....is when it's closed!

Seriously though....stay safe everyone!
So far so good on my end! Dreading them closing though because I know it is coming eventually.
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Surprised no one's mentioned....thing's that annoy you at the gym.....is when it's closed!

Seriously though....stay safe everyone!
Exactly. The interesting thing is before the forced closure there were maybe at most 20 people in the gym at any given time when I went. This was well below the guidance of no more than 50 people. The staff was cleaning/wiping down the equipment when I was there. They had plenty of wipes available for us to use. I didn't see any problems with the exception of some people there violating the 6 ft rule being near each other. When I was there, I didn't bother asking for a spot.

I just got my home gym set up last night. So let's see how well the equipment I have will be keeping my gains. I already ran into some issues while working out wishing I had X equipment. My neighbor and I were talking and he has a membership with Anytime Fitness. So he's going to go to the neighboring state which hasn't shut down their gyms. But said he might want to come over and use my home gym.
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