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What are some embarasing moments you've had at the gym or while working out.

Wed. Jun 28, 12:51pm

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besides being the fattest person there? hmmmmm, I will have to think of something that tops that.

Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 1:31 PM

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not knowing how to work a particular machine... one was this elliptical like one where the knees end up coming up and foorward... kind of like a cantering step... I tried it, and just could not get the feel for it... I then saw some young highschool skinny mini working out on one and asked her what it was supposed to feel like... She was going at it at a high rate of speed, her knees above her waist or level with, and she was not holding on to the rails... Well I did manage to learn.. but have yet to match that kind of endurance or skill...

Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 1:44 PM

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having my ipod on way to loud and talking with someone very loudly LOL

Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 1:56 PM

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This didn't happen to me, but to my dog. We were out running, and he saw a dog across the street, and he kept staring at it that he ran into a telephone pole! Ouch!
My only one was talking to a lawn duck. I thought it was real! No one saw me, though...
Beth

Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 2:15 PM

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This isn't embarrasing but I hate, hate hate when people where perfume when working out and then they get on the treadmill right next to me.

Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 2:16 PM

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Okay, let's see. I had a great workout just the other day:

1. I was trying to do dumbbell bench presses, thought I could up my weight a bit - not so much. I ended up dropping the weight on myself.

2. I was stepping under the barbell, preparing to do some squats - banged my head right on the bar. Note to self - walk around, not under!

And then just about a month ago I thought it would be great to try a new dance class at the gym. Well, that went badly. I tripped over my own feet and landed flat on my backside. Yup, have not been back to that class.

Then there's the time My pants split. A big hole in a not so good spot. Not fun!

Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 2:59 PM

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As I was coming up from my backwards bend pose (think yoga folks) I let one rip. It stunk up the entire studio....

Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 3:02 PM

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i shared this in a different thread a while ago...

my friend's mother was on the treadmill and "let one go" and felt so bad about the odor that she lit a match...well, they emptied out the area because people smelled something burning!

Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 3:32 PM

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beth 2:15 poster

i nearly spit water all over my screen when reading about your dog.. that one is classic!

Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 4:09 PM

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I thought i would be cool one day and different on the treadmill by skipping on it, and I tripped instead,which made a lot of noise, and startled the old man next to me, to the point were he almost lost his balance!!!..........I switched to walking.

Wednesday, June 28, 2006, 9:14 PM

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