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Old 01-21-2009, 09:15 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Gym Uses People as Weights

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Members of Gymbox in Bank, central London, can choose to lift any of five differently sized "human weights".

Wearing Lycra catsuits which label their weight, they sit on specially adapted machines and shout words of encouragement.

The "dumbbells" include two dwarfs – 32-year-old Arti Shah, who weighs just 4.5 stones (30kg) and 64-year-old Mike Edwards, who weighs 8 stones (55kg).

At the other end of the scale for those with stronger muscles is 24 stones (155kg) Matt Barnard, 37.

Gymbox owner Richard Hilton said: "A lot of our members felt that lifting metal weights was boring and not especially motivating.

"They said that they had no idea what they were lifting.

"Experts in sports psychology agree that visualisation is a significant factor in improving performance and human weights are as visual as it can get.

"Our human weights will, at the gym-goers request, shout encouragement like 'Come on, lift me harder and faster' and 'You're doing great. Look at those muscles building'.

"Otherwise, they will just keep quiet and keep still as they are lifted."

The gym already runs a "Chav fighting" self-defence class, "boob aerobics" to help women increase their bust size and "WAG workouts" aimed at making female members more attractive to footballers.
I don't know if having any of those people close to me while working out would make me want to work harder, except maybe the fat guy. By the way, this gym rocks...a Chav fighting class? Do they teach you how to poor water on fake jewelry so it turns green? ******* amazing!
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I want to work out in London.
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I want to work out in London.
And **** british chicks, that accent is so goddamn hot.
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Old 01-21-2009, 09:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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And **** british chicks, that accent is so goddamn hot.
Yeah, I'd hook up with Billie Piper and be all "Call me Doctor Who, you hot little monkey faced tart!"

Nah I wouldn't really be commanding or mean like that.

I'd probably be a big puss and constantly thank her for letting me touch her boobs.

I'd bang either of the "human weight" chicks in that picture as well. Or both.
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Yeah, I'd hook up with Billie Piper and be all "Call me Doctor Who, you hot little monkey faced tart!"

Nah I wouldn't really be commanding or mean like that.

I'd probably be a big puss and constantly thank her for letting me touch her boobs.

I'd bang either of the "human weight" chicks in that picture as well. Or both.
haha dude dont be a *****. its different in england than in the states. girls are way more real and more like guys. it is a lot easier to score in the UK than the US. one night stands are quite common, buy em a few drinks, make em laugh and your american accent and pronouncing all your words is good enough to get a lay most days. my abs help to xD

i'd bang that midget for sure, i mean if i was single.
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i'd bang that midget for sure, i mean if i was single.
Ah, I didn't have you figured as an old guy with glasses kinda dude.
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Ah, I didn't have you figured as a old guy with glasses kinda dude.
Well... when in rome.

..er london
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haha dude dont be a *****. its different in england than in the states. girls are way more real and more like guys. it is a lot easier to score in the UK than the US. one night stands are quite common, buy em a few drinks, make em laugh and your american accent and pronouncing all your words is good enough to get a lay most days. my abs help to xD
Did you go to Essex or something?
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The gym already runs a "Chav fighting" self-defence class, "boob aerobics" to help women increase their bust size and "WAG workouts" aimed at making female members more attractive to footballers.
What is a WAG workout?
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i live pretty close to london only about a couple hours drive, i might just go here just to have a midgit shout words at me while im lifitng him
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