>>35750425 I threw up at the YMCA after going way too hard on some lower back raises with a plate. Woke up to some 60 year old leather bag of a woman telling me that the blood of christ was going to wash away the demons.
>doing high bar squats >350 for 10x3, ain't nothing but a peanut >starting my first set >doing good >3rd rep >at the bottom >BRRRAAAAAAPPPP >I pass the nastiest smelling gas in the loudest way possible >can't do anything but awkwardly laugh
>>35750425 >Be me >16yo >First time at gym >Had been doing a home workout routine for about a year and so I had some basic chest and arm strength >Book in for the owner of the gym (also a trainer) to take me through the basics >Eat huge breakfast before gym because muh nutrition >Working out with trainer when I start to feel sick >Embarrassed to say anything and afraid to appear weak so I keep working out pushing it way too hard >Finally, I'm feeling really ill and rush to the bathroom >Simultaneously projectile vomit and explosive diarrhea >Panic mode! >I need to contain this but I can't have my head and my anus in the toilet bowl at the same time >Spin around like a garden sprinkler spraying the cubicle with vomit and shit >Spend the next 30 minutes cleaning up when my training talks to me through the door...
After that I thought I would be too embarrassed to ever show my face again but I resisted the urge to quit. Now I'm 19 and lifting an acceptable amount. I think the owner of the gym is still surprised I stuck with it.
>>35750425 >be me >at uni >go to gym at night >It's like 6pm >Find gym bro crying in shower >His mom called him gay or something >As he was my gym bro I did my best to console him >Give him a back massage and all that >start gently caressing his shoulders >We're both naked and crying at this point >We've felt too much together >We start to kiss >passionately >Some dyel faggot yells "dude, gay" >Everyone in the locker room looks at us >Gym bro starts whimpering >"We...uh...didn't say...no homo bro" >He's right >I start crying harder >Suddenly I'm ashamed of my erection >It becomes a lot of people's snapstory >I never really live it down
>Rowing for cardio >15 mins in >Ass moves back >Seat Doesn't >Fall off the back of rowing machine >make loud noise >Young kid sees >Legs stuck in straps >Just dangling off the back of the rower with my feet stuck in the straps >struggling to get up because feet are stuck
>>35750425 >doing bench >on my last set >have lmfao2pl8s for 5 reps >know i might not make it >looking around for a spot >grab a guy that looks like he is in between sets >"hey man, can you spot me?" >"no, i don't do that" >"what?" >"no man, i dont do that kind of thing" >"ok" >back away, go to a guy 2 or 3 stations over >"hey, can you spot me for my last set?" >"sure" >do set, guy goes back to his own workout >dude that doesnt spot people is staring at me in the mirror like a fucking weirdo >just ignore him and go on with my lifting
ive definitely had days where my routine followed people around for 4 or 5 exercises too, but i still think getting shot down for a spot was the most awkward shit ive ever experienced at the gym.
>>35750425 >Curling without clips >going for reps of 20 for final set >only 100 lbs >get to 15 and notice something feels a bit off >keep going whatever.jpg >on rep 19 the weight falls to the ground >maybe no one heard it >take off headphones >could hear a pen drop
>benching >just resting between sets, gym is almost empty, 3 other guys working out >one of them is new >I'm just sitting there, contemplating life, staring blankly into nothing >he stops his workout >walks to me >"hey man, how you're doing, It's a pleasure meeting you" and shakes my hand >goes back to his workout >never talk to me again
Not really embarrassing for me but embarrassing none the less
>Benching >80kg loaded on bench made up of a 20kg and 10kg plate on each side >Unrack weight >HolyShitSomething'sWrong.jpg >Feel the right side of the bar become a lot lighter >Quickly rerack and look around >This weird 50yo borderline anorexic woman is standing there with the 10kg plate from the right side of my bar >She's completely immersed in her music and doesn't realize what she's done >Lose my temper and yell >"EXCUSE ME! WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU DOING!" >She goes into full spaghetti mode, drops the plate and rushes back to the cardio area as fast as her knobbly little knees can carry her >People looking at her and me but most of the people there are bros and can see what's happened >Haven't seen her since
I feel pretty bad for yelling at her but how oblivious can you get? Did she not wonder why the peg she was pulling the weight off was moving?
>squatting, skelly wants to work in >he's doing 1pl8 front squat, whatever >wait, why's he wrapping straps around the bar? >he's front squatting not holding the bar, he's holding the straps he attached to it and dangling the bar >straps obviously slip, no grip >bar flips sideways, kid hit in face with plate >he awkwardly puts the bar back and leaves
First time in a gym in a couple years... I literally passed out on the floor. I sat down, and then apparently just fell forward onto my face. I must not have been out for very long because nobody even noticed.
>benching 135 >my first bulk after being fat >have hit the weight 3x5 but barely a few times >anyways >start to bench 1,2,3,4, fuck I'm tired >rich piano mode baby gladiator style 5th rep engage >hnnnnnnnnggggggg >in an arm wrestling lock with the barbell mid way up >form is quickly diminishing >bar is slowly en route to neck >rack it on the very last rung as awkward and painfully as possible >smash my forehead on the barbell as I insta jerk sit myself up after experiencing that >pretty cute girl who regularity lifts staring at me >we lock eyes for 5 seconds >I ask her why she didn't help >says she was frozen in terror >we talk and fuck sometimes now
>when I was first lifting, about 15 >only me in the gym and 1 staff >resting between set on bench >start randomly playing with the bar, rolling it >assumed there'd be a catch to stop the bar rolling off >there isn't >rolls off and lands on my head >knocks me out >eventually come to >staff didn't even realise >get up >massive lump on head >grab stuff from changing room, tears in eyes >power walk out of there >"bye anon!" >"b-buh" is all I can muster >go outside and throw up everywhere >walk home
>be me, hard and long day at work >have to drive around a lot, no time to eat properly >hungry as hell, see mcdonalds >fuck it, this gonna be my cheat day >eat 2 whole menus (I'm a skelly) >work is over, time for gym. I do Crossfit, feel free to hate me >front squat maxing, great >130 kg on bar, unrack, do halfish squat, rerack >trainer says squat wasn't deep enough, try again >ok.exe >unrack bar, go down deep >as I struggle to stand up I let out a horribly loud fart >bar slips forward, I'm going with it >drop the bar and fell on my hands and knees, ass up in the air, still farting >way too shocked to move >tfw the smell hit
>See 2 new girls at gym but i dont think much of it >As i leave i see some plates and a bar on the floor and i ask if its theirs >"yes" >and i asked if they're done >"no" >i just reminded them "Remember to rerack weights when you're done" >then this assburger fucking lanklet whiteknight comes up to me saying WATCH YOUR OWN SHIT DUDE >Wat >I turn around and walk out of the gym
>>35751046 >First week at the gym >Weak af >Chilling in between exercises >Buff dude suddenly asks me to spot him on bench >Er..sure >Kinda stand behind him ready >He lifts up some like 40kg's db's >Realize I couldn't even catch them if he failed >Just kinda lift my arms up and "help" him get them up >Still stand there >He looks up at me and tells me I can leave now >Oh ok bro
And that's the only time I ever talked to anyone in my gym.
>got under the bar >took one last look in the mirror >notice that I completely forgot to add weight on one side >chuckle "close one" to myself and go to correct my mistake >gym regular runs up to me >"Glad you noticed, was watching in horror from across the gym, thinking to myself 'this is it, this is how he dies'." >talk some shit with the dude, then continue my workout Now I pay more attention to the shit I'm doing.
Other stuff I've done due to not paying attention, includes >removing 45's from bar >forgetting the 10 that was on there as well >the 10 falls to the ground >proceeds to take a tour of the gym >almost rolling into several people >"Heads up, got a rouge 10!" >catch up with the fucker on the other side of the gym
>>35752700 I know that feel mane. Was going for a single on ohp, forgot to breathe in before lift, decided "fuck it, i can do this", complete lift, drop bar, collapse into wall, barely dodge plate rack, lay on floor flailing arms weirdly, couldnt control them
>be britbong >in the gym doing my routine >literally indian drawf comes and stands right infront of me as i'm deadlifting (standing in cia man pose infront of me blank faced) >think wtf but continue the set out >put the weight down >he shouts "Yo Jamie whats up mate ?" >"eeeehh not much man how you getting on ?" >thinking who the fuck is this and how does he know my name >"You're looking massive these days mate!" >"haha yeh thanks man" >"well good to see you mate keep it up eh"
He pretty much says this same set of lines every time i see him, i try to change it but it doesnt work. I have no idea who he is or how he knows my name
>>35751396 >be old lady >be toning up for the summer >wander into the freeweight area >grandson is always muttering about compound exercises, let's give them a go >some red faced chap is pacing around in circles, very sweaty >loads up 30kg on one side of a barbell and 20kg on another >gets under it, 10kg on the floor next to him >he's so focused, doesn't notice >he'll figure it out >goes to lift the weight, is audibly confused >i pick up the weight to hand it to him >he looks around >sees me holding the weight >screams something unintelligible, i manage to pick out "gains goblin" and "skelly" >get frightened cuz old lady >run and hide behind cardio machines
i swear that's the last time i lift at planet fitness
>>35750425 >Go on a trip to the beach >There is a gym near the house I'm staying at >Get a new friend that lives there to join me >Gym is fucking packed, huge dudes and qts everywhere >My friend never lifted before so I explain him how to squat with proper form >Let him do his sets first to watch and correct him if needed also check out the girl with a big ass squatting nearby >My turn to go, load in my weights and decide to put some extra, since I've been having a pretty easy time with my current >Decide to try to low bar it even though I never done it before >Get down, lose balance and fall flat on my ass while dropping all my weights >Big dudes come to help, girls look terrified and my friend is laughing. >Get up, unload some weight. Finish my set.
That was the longest workout in my life, weirdly enough my friend said that after I fell and he laughed a lot his nervousness about being in the gym went away and he started to feel less uncomfortable in it.
I spent the rest of my vacation lifting there with my friend and even talked to some of the big dudes there. They were super friendly about my accident a shared a lot of their gym fuck ups with me.
>>35754824 >Implying I said 80kg was hard >Implying you wouldn't be surprised if the weight on one side just became 33% lighter >Implying taking a plate off of someone's barbell is an easy mistake to make >Implying you're not an aspie skelly
>>35750425 >go back to gym after year and a half of physio >don't know anyone there >still managed to keep a fair amount of upper body muscle, but legs were fucked >struggle even getting back to body weight squats >hear some faggot giggling about leg day
>last war up rep squatting >mixed up my playlists The Choral - Dreamin of You starts playing in my earphones >start thinking about my oneitis >daydreamin completely out of my mind >some guy takes out the earphones asks me if I'm aight >get up rerack weight confused >tells me I spent the last 2minutes atg staring in the mirror not getting up
>>35750425 Not me but I've seen a bunch of NYRs doing the newfag shuffle where they just watch the strongest lifters in the gym and then try to copy that routine but with baby weights. Other than that saying "y-you too" to the receptionist when she tells me to have a nice workout.
> Just started gym, skelly mode > Got 60kg squat but powerfat guy tells me Im not going ass to grass > try going ass to grass, fail miserably > girls behind me squatting 80 kgs ass to grass > feel them judging me mfw
Passing out This was way back When I weighed a buck 90 at least There was no time for "look out" I just staggered and tried to grab some racks but I was on my back wondering the fuck happened. Help. Please?
>be me >at the gym doing some deadlifts >just lifting my 400 lbs bar from the ground while screaming and gasping(pretty usual cause heavy ass weights to me) > some guy about 30's mirin me cause I'm outlifting the shit out of him >Dat mirin face tho >btw I'm 18
>finished my session >decide to do some hip stretches as im a kick boxer (might aswell theres more space here and im already warmed up) >see poslav women cleaner and other looking at me >being judged and laughed at >some stretches look odd >fuck man.. this is so i can kick higher and kick peoples heads >anyway, walking in town of gym some days later, see poslav and other, stare at them, see awkward, frozen look as walk past
i generally at first was being nice but they obviously had guilt
>be me >bring my friend to the college gym because he's mirin my gains and wants to get some of his own >walkthrough each workout machines and giving him tips >come across the bench >triceps and chest are made here newfag >bro wants to try it out >puts on 35s >I get in position to spot him, but he thinks it looks gay >explain him that it's normal >insists he can handle the weight, so i decided to do some curls at the near the opposite side of the gym >mid-workout >hear a screech >turn around and see him choking on the bar >rush to help >friend starts making the total recall face (pic related) >burst out laughing as he's struggling to pull up the weight >he's literally dying in front of me as he's gasping for air and I become decider of life or death >pullout my phone to take a pic >begins making gurgling sounds >shit gets serious >help him pull up the bar >he awkwardly laughs it off and tells me his going to hit the elliptical in the cardio room >nogains.jpg >works out with me for another week and never comes back
>close to end of workout >decide to try dragonflags on bench, because there's something to grab on to >there's only two guys around, one doing cardio the other curling >lift my legs up and start going down >can't even hold it for a second, legs fall on the bench >cardio guy looks at me oddly >load up small weights and pretend I'm doing chest finishers
>Hurt my shoulder pretty bad a while back >Pull ups where an absolute off limits pain >Heal up, hit everything like the old days. lift heavy, dumbbells starting to get as heavy as they used to, ect >Get to the pull up bar. My straight up nemesis >No ones around so I take my time. Hang a bit, raise the chest a few times, couple negative pull ups to warm up >Suddenly 4 people standing around me, clapping and saying "you can do it man! go for it!". Busy gym, some people looking at what the noise is. >Big scene as I'm trying to warm up >Nervous, try and bust out my pull ups full on >Get 3 before the pain in my arm drops me.
Holy fuck that was embarrassing. Anything I could have said then would have looked like excuses. Just thanked them for the support and moved on.
>>35758769 Same situation bro, super fucking out of shape and weak as fuck.
Started out at 210 6ft 1". I went for a little while and it was very fucking awkward and embarrassing. There's only a tiny ass free weight section, and it's always a bunch of huge ass roided up dudes.
Got a friend who was a personal trainer show me proper form, and bought some stuff for home. Still can't lift worth a shit, but i'm getting a bit better. At 100lb squat (could probably do more, but waiting on some safeties before i get carried away), 70lb OHP, 70lb barbell curl and my highest 5 rep deadlift has been 250lb.
Anyway, what i'm getting at is i know those feels. Sucks. I took the pussy way out, by doing it in the comfort of my home.
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