Thread: If you owned a gym.....
02-11-2005, 06:56 AM #1
If you owned a gym.....
what would be your rules in it? I have a friend whos looking for idea so no gimps use it!
I wont list what he has i just want to see what you guys come up with, but an example would be:
1)Leave your ego at the door
any others guys?
02-11-2005, 07:01 AM #2
No grunting, dont slam weights, or youre out.
02-11-2005, 07:05 AM #3
No Cell Phones!!
Put Up Your Own Weights!!
02-11-2005, 07:06 AM #4
1) Put your weights away when your done.
2) No cell phones. (Drives me nuts!)
02-11-2005, 07:15 AM #5
id really have to concider no women , there a huge distraction
all in their spandex ,sports bra, thong glory.
then you get guys trying to hit on them holding up equiptment.
02-11-2005, 07:17 AM #6
No trying to train people unless you actually know what you are doing.
Put plates and dumbells back where they belong.
No gloves with the fingers cut out(how gay).
No screaming while lifting as if you can scream you are not 'really' going to failure.
No calling a station if you are doing something else, or ask to work in.
02-11-2005, 07:48 AM #7
02-11-2005, 08:00 AM #8
Too many to list....
Put away your sh*t
Wipe your sweat off ****
No resting on equipment
Funny, most of these are rules already...just no enforcement. That's why I do all I can at my home.
02-11-2005, 08:12 AM #9Originally Posted by jc3
02-11-2005, 08:30 AM #10
1. NO GAY MUSIC... Its a gym, people need inspiration, if the music is too loud or to hard wear ear plugs.
2. No GAY PEOPLE..... There's a couple gay guys at my gym, hit on other guys,, NOT COOL!!
3. No slamming dumbells, not only is it a distraction and hard on the ears, its not good for the weights. 60 Pound dumbells do not require being smashed together.
4. I don't care if you are doing 10 sets of 10 for squats thats fine.. BUT DONT TAKE ****ING 5 MINUTE RESTS INBETWEEN EACH SET... It took him a ****ing hour on Wednesday night I was going to kill the ****er ahhhh
02-11-2005, 08:32 AM #11
No fat people
c'mon every gym caters to fat people...buff people and buff wannabes need a place to call home.
02-11-2005, 08:44 AM #12Originally Posted by Narkissos
02-11-2005, 08:50 AM #13Originally Posted by Mesomorphyl
Hey I use those gloves..
02-11-2005, 08:55 AM #14
no cellys and mandatory "proper form lessons" for newbies. nothing annoys me more than someone thinking they are strong swinging back and forth with the lat pull down bar. gotta give these a-holes a 6 feet clearance so they dont swing into you!~
and no god **** techno music!!! i cant stand it at the gym!!! when you hear the techno remix of "its raining men" and the "price is right theme" there is a problem.
02-11-2005, 10:02 AM #15Originally Posted by Narkissos
02-11-2005, 10:12 AM #16Originally Posted by singern
02-11-2005, 10:14 AM #17
your not allowed in if you are wearing your weight belt when you come in the door
02-11-2005, 10:18 AM #18
Well, other than the obviouys no cellphones...
I'd probably not have a stereo in the gym... no music. You want music, wear a walkman.
I've trained a few times in a silent gym with nothing but the noise of plates clanging, people grunting and feet thumping on threadmills and I loved it. Gave me way more motivation than any crappy music they usually have on.
02-11-2005, 10:33 AM #19
No Swingers!! They are really distracting! heehee ..... Monkeytown
Have to let swingers in....if not, then you would only have fat nasties to mess with...you don't want that to happen do you??? At least not to me....right bro?
02-11-2005, 10:35 AM #20AR Hall of Fame
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Men - fully clothed
Women - no clothes allowed.
02-11-2005, 10:36 AM #21Retired Vet
Originally Posted by SwoleCat
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02-11-2005, 10:37 AM #22AR Hall of Fame
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Oh, but of course, but they wouldn't even be allowed through the front door if they didn't pass the pinch test!
02-11-2005, 10:41 AM #23Originally Posted by BOUNCER
02-11-2005, 10:52 AM #24
F*ing Golds has TV's everywhere now.............Like there is not enough distractions
for the wannabes anyway.......aaaaaarrrrrggggghhhhhhhh.........
02-11-2005, 11:12 AM #25AR Hall of Fame
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I dig the big ass t.v. for cardio though!
02-11-2005, 11:17 AM #26
i would have 52 inch screen with bodybuilding dvds playing all the time,thats gota give you a push.
also no heating if you want to be warm train harder
02-11-2005, 12:10 PM #27
if there must be fattys atleast make them cover up. nothing worse than seeing a pig in spandex and a belly shirt with fat overflowing like a volcano
02-11-2005, 12:51 PM #28Originally Posted by SwoleCat
02-11-2005, 12:54 PM #29
also no cowboy boots. some guy at my gym wears them to work out in.
02-11-2005, 01:00 PM #30
....I like chunky women.....
02-11-2005, 01:45 PM #31Originally Posted by punchrf
02-11-2005, 01:51 PM #32
no cell phones....
walls painted black(where no mirrors are present)
zubaz pants and chalk are A-O-K in my book...
loud music...and i liked the idea about body building dvds playing
02-11-2005, 02:00 PM #33
no newspapers!!!!! at my school the universtiy puts out a free newspaper and punks come in do a set and then read that paper. i go nuts.
no chalk!!!!!!!!! unless you powerlift or use it in moderation example: deadlifting. i hate when i see chalk everywhere. its like they think they look really cool using it or something. but they get it everywhere. they use it on bench, on pullups, on situps.
02-11-2005, 02:18 PM #34Originally Posted by Mesomorphyl
I've never seen a pair of gloves with the fingers NOT cut out...
02-11-2005, 02:38 PM #35
I'd honestly have to consider no talking. Unless your asking if someone is using something or trying to motivate someone. It would be a bitch for some people,but wouldnt bother me a bit.
02-11-2005, 02:50 PM #36Originally Posted by SwoleDave
02-11-2005, 08:24 PM #37
I give! 52" TV with Pumping Iron playing for cardio fine!
But TV's above the squat rack???? Idiots now sit on the benches and watch TV......
LOUD ROCK AND ROLL GNR preferably, lots of chalk, and naked women.....That's all the motivation I need.......Women preferably in 6" Platform Spikes.......my fetsish is off the charts tonite.....sorry ...
02-11-2005, 09:20 PM #38Associate Member
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1) No dancing liking a weirdo on the gym floor, no matter how cool you think your music is in the private world of your headphones.
2) Do not block the freeweight rack. (Step back a couple feet when doing standing bicep curls)
3) No overdramatic grunting, you f****ng actor. Poor you. Shut up and lift.
4) No ridiculously bad form to show you can't lift the weight you are using.
5) Shower once in awhile.
02-11-2005, 09:54 PM #39
I don't give a crap what other people in the gym do. I'm happy so long as the gym is well equipped, open long hours and reasonably clean.
02-12-2005, 10:24 AM #40Originally Posted by jc3
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