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      10-19-2016, 12:35 PM   #397
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If you can gently lay your weights down after using dumbbells, woithout making a peep your doing it wrong. Everyone one hates brutally slamming weights, but if your lifting to failure it's going to make some noise.

+1, This really bugs me, why do people have to make a statement by throwing weights around. Dumbest thing ever... Makes we want to throw them around, have gotten into it with people for this one reason.
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+1, This really bugs me, why do people have to make a statement by throwing weights around. Dumbest thing ever... Makes we want to throw them around, have gotten into it with people for this one reason.
Do you even lift, brah?
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That was a joke BTW.
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do you bro, do you even... lol.
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That was a joke BTW.
That's funny cause we always use the same line here at work...cracks us up every time.
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The floors at your gym aren't padded to absorb the impact? It's usually a thud, unless you're talking about like machine weights where the plates bang after the last rep.
when your working with 100lb dumbbells it's going to make some noise. Slamming no, but it's going to plunk and that's okay. Agreed that dropping the weight from anything higher than a foot is going to be loud and sometimes obnoxious.
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when your working with 100lb dumbbells it's going to make some noise. Slamming no, but it's going to plunk and that's okay. Agreed that dropping the weight from anything higher than a foot is going to be loud and sometimes obnoxious.
Marty Galagher ( look him up ) told stories of the owners of gyms dragging people out by their ears if they dropped weights like after dumbell bench/incline and things like that.
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Marty Galagher ( look him up ) told stories of the owners of gyms dragging people out by their ears if they dropped weights like after dumbell bench/incline and things like that.
Been working out at a crossfit gym for the past couple months, and I gotta tell you I LOVE the feeling of dropping weights.

Sure there is a time when control from start to finish is a must and will help you build greater strength.

But when you've reached your limit and are trying to power through a bunch of sets, it feels so good just to let the weight fall and then gather yourself for the next rep
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Marty Galagher ( look him up ) told stories of the owners of gyms dragging people out by their ears if they dropped weights like after dumbell bench/incline and things like that.
lol what a joke.
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lol what a joke.
I trained with him and got in sick shape - but yeah he's running a business and he's very open about that.
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when your working with 100lb dumbbells it's going to make some noise. Slamming no, but it's going to plunk and that's okay. Agreed that dropping the weight from anything higher than a foot is going to be loud and sometimes obnoxious.
Not going to lie, I kinda like the sound it makes when my solo wireless are on. It's almost like it is falling on the floor of a distant galaxy. #noisecancellation

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Been working out at a crossfit gym for the past couple months, and I gotta tell you I LOVE the feeling of dropping weights.

Sure there is a time when control from start to finish is a must and will help you build greater strength.

But when you've reached your limit and are trying to power through a bunch of sets, it feels so good just to let the weight fall and then gather yourself for the next rep
How about Planet Fitness with the alarm?
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Not going to lie, I kinda like the sound it makes when my solo wireless are on. It's almost like it is falling on the floor of a distant galaxy. #noisecancellation



How about Planet Fitness with the alarm?
Planet Fitness the gym version of a Safe Space. Any dude that rings that alarm should be castrated.
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I'm not sure if this has been mentioned before here, but I find people who walk around with "imaginary lats" seriously annoying.
Hey I do that.

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Planet Fitness the gym version of a Safe Space. Any dude that rings that alarm should be castrated.
You know what they say over there, it is a "no intimidation" zone. You seen the video of the guy who went off and threw the dumbbell at the mirror on his way out?
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Hey I do that.



You know what they say over there, it is a "no intimidation" zone. You seen the video of the guy who went off and threw the dumbbell at the mirror on his way out?
No... Time to do some youtubing
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No... Time to do some youtubing
Got it.

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Got it.

LMAO I think they removed the lunk alarm due to reasons like this.. BRAVO to him.
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LMAO I think they removed the lunk alarm due to reasons like this.. BRAVO to him.
Oh shit did they really? I've never had a membership there, but I've seen the obese members eating pizza while on the elliptical and what not.
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Oh shit did they really? I've never had a membership there, but I've seen the obese members eating pizza while on the elliptical and what not.
My buddy was there a few weeks ago with a chick he hangs with, she goes there.. He said there was no alarm and NO SQUAT RACKS.....

Pizza, yeah most of the members there are probably on a pennant bulker.
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My buddy was there a few weeks ago with a chick he hangs with, she goes there.. He said there was no alarm and NO SQUAT RACKS.....

Pizza, yeah most of the members there are probably on a pennant bulker.
Do they allow like, free guest passes? I guess she has a membership and he rolled?

LMAO no squat racks! I suppose you can't hold the bar and a slice of pizza, then? They need to get more creative over there!
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Do they allow like, free guest passes? I guess she has a membership and he rolled?

LMAO no squat racks! I suppose you can't hold the bar and a slice of pizza, then? They need to get more creative over there!
Yeah he was a guest. Said they had a bunch of Smith Machines but no squat racks.,
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Yeah he was a guest. Said they had a bunch of Smith Machines but no squat racks.,
Well Smith's aren't terrible, but even at PF probably only about <10% of the membership would actually use them.

Usually at gyms most people are on the cardio machines anyway.
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Well Smith's aren't terrible, but even at PF probably only about <10% of the membership would actually use them.

Usually at gyms most people are on the cardio machines anyway.
And the few braves ones occasionally dare to venture into the weight area.
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