TEASER – 11 Things You Can Do In The Gym To Mess With People’s Minds

4 Jun

I got this article off the net and it really cracked me up.

Especially 3,4 and 8 😛

11 Things You Can Do In The Gym To Mess With People’s Minds


1. Fill an old vodka bottle with water and use it during a workout. People will wonder if that’s “your secret weapon” to great results!

2. Wear a helmet. I think you’ll find that people will give you a lot more room when you’re lifting when you walk in with head protection (especially when you do overhead exercises!).

3. Pick up the 2-pound nose-itcher dumbells and proceed to lift them like you’re doing the hardest set in your life. Scream and strain like you’re pushing it to the limit. The larger you are, the more effective this one will be.

4. Load a tremendous amount of weight onto the bench press bar, e.g. 500 to 600 pounds. Make a big production with your preparation, lie back on the bench, then, just as you are about to lift the bar off the rack, your watch alarm (previously set by you, of course) should go off. Look at your watch, shake your head, unload the bar then move onto your next exercise. The smaller you are, the more effective this one will be!

5. Do actual squats in the squat rack. You may have to wait for a few people to finish their barbell curls but the strange looks you get when you start squatting in the squat rack will be well worth it.

6. Wear an electric ab-training belt with an extension cord duct-taped to it. Plug yourself in just before each set.

7. Have your workout partner bring an old remote control from home. When he presses a button, do a rep. When hits “fast forward” go faster. When he hits “pause” hold the weight where it is. Just make sure he doesn’t hit the “eject” button, especially after a hard set!

8. Count your reps out loud starting from 100, e.g. your first rep, say “101”, then “102”, etc.

9. Bring a suitcase to the gym instead of a duffel bag. The little rolling ones with the pop-up handles are good. Also, a really huge one that you can fit a person comfortably in will work.

10. Do a set of Rolling Dumbell One-Arm Handstand Push-Ups. Or Turkish Get-Ups. Or Triceps Extensions on the Leg Press Machine.

11. Use sandwich bags instead of workout gloves.

Credits to fitstep.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s