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Archive for September, 2013

Awkward Gym Moments That Make You Go “WTH? Is This For Real?”

By Jennifer Sage On September 22, 2013 6 Comments

My bet is that most people would have the same reaction to this lifting “technique” if they witnessed it in the gym, whether they are instructors, trainers, or just the general public:

The reaction would include one or more of the following: Facepalm. Mouth agape followed by a breathy “O.M.G!” An incredulous “WTH?” (or other similar letters). Hysterical laughter. Some might even run to her aid to protect her from herself.

But many of those same people who recognize the danger and stupidity of this monkeying around on the lat pull-down machine will turn around and go to an indoor cycling class in which they ignore all tenets of biomechanics, exercise, and cycling science. They will rationalize that it’s OK because “we’re not cyclists” or “this is not cycling.” They won’t draw the parallel with this woman’s dangerous lifting antics in the video above.

So, if this woman rationalized her technique by saying,

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The 13 Worst Fitness Instructors Ever!

By Jennifer Sage On September 16, 2013 No Comments

Need a chuckle? Check out this post on Fitsugar.com. Ever come across one of these instructors? Sometimes comedy is a reminder to keep ourselves in check! 😉

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Kickstarter fund for…cycling panties?!

By Jennifer Sage On September 1, 2013 5 Comments

Let’s take a vote…who might wear these? Don’t like Lycra, but still want to be comfortable on an indoor bike? People obviously think it’s a good idea—as of today (9/1/13), it’s almost reached its fundraising goal! Check out the description on Kickstarter.

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