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Spotting people at the gym

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  1. livingdeadmoose

    livingdeadmoose Silver Belt

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    Yes, one back spotter, and side spots .
     
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    bushman505 Red Belt

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    Where I live the gym is small but well equipped with plates and a rack etc, if I’m all alone and planning to bench heavy I just do it in the rack, no spotter needed. I even used a bit of tape so I know right where to position the bench, hooks, bars all that to get a good bench going when I have the gym to myself which is probably ~ 75% of the time I’m in the gym.
     
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    Just drop it on the safety bars of the rack, not a big fucking deal. What the fuck is with all the pussies here it’s like they are scared to go into a gym and have a hard workout by themselves.
     
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    Backstory: people tried lifting more than they could, one is a dumb CrossFit but who’s probably been training the snatch for like a week then decided to do a PR on camera, the other is a guy who dropped the weight and his spotters couldn’t handle the weight mixed with the momentum of the fall.
     
  5. DataBreach

    DataBreach Cocaine Fueled Decision Making Belt

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    Interesting. I've only seen a back spotter when no one is on the sides. Usually with two on the sides that's enough.
     
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    Caveat Cold Light of the Moon Belt Platinum Member

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    How much weight is that?

    Like do you think she gets back pain carrying them around all day?
     
  7. Grassshoppa

    Grassshoppa Green Belt

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    You said snatch.

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  8. DataBreach

    DataBreach Cocaine Fueled Decision Making Belt

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    I've military pressed up to 185lbs and never needed a spotter.

    I'm all for spotters though, just not an awkward situation like my OP where it's a stranger.
     
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    Again, if I’m failing an OHP I’ll just slam it in the hooks that are near the bottom of the lift anyhow.
     
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    I think it’s fairlt obvious that 95% of sherdoggers don’t go to the gym and out of the ones that do, 95% of them don’t squat.

    He sherdog workout is bicep curls, calf raises, last pull down, treadmill walk and leg extensions.
     
  11. DataBreach

    DataBreach Cocaine Fueled Decision Making Belt

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    Most don't understand lifting. I lift heavy, but I find better results lifting reps after my heavy routine. I do both.
     
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    I’m mostly into mountaineering, rafting and mountain hunting so I don’t like to spend too much time in the gym, just get in, go hard, go “heavy” then leave.
     
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    DataBreach Cocaine Fueled Decision Making Belt

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    Jimmy McGill S'all good man

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    I think it would be a mistake I would've made in the past, but one of the places I train, had a CrossFit competition, can't say I care for guns and the shoulders of a middleweight on my women.
     
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    DataBreach Cocaine Fueled Decision Making Belt

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    Chicks with boulder shoulders.
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    j123 Pro Sherdogger 500-0-1

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    My issue is when chicks as for a spot for squats, if something messes up, I'm in #metoo territory
     
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    DataBreach Cocaine Fueled Decision Making Belt

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    Would spot.
     
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  20. Jimmy McGill

    Jimmy McGill S'all good man

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    Squat ? never heard of it mate, isn't ''Squatting'' unlawfully living in an uninhabited building ?

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