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youngguns
03-06-2008, 09:46 PM
YOU EVEN NEED A SPOTTER!!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6f5DFnsuvq8&feature=related

chris mason
03-06-2008, 10:36 PM
The height of stupidity.

noahfor123
03-06-2008, 10:59 PM
The height of stupidity.

Not quite:

http://img87.imageshack.us/img87/5272/120436275418uq6.jpg

Indifference
03-07-2008, 12:20 AM
wonder how much weight it takes to blow one of those swiss balls...

and thats a hell of a show in the first vid with what looks like... ~20lb dumbells?

Runty
03-07-2008, 01:11 AM
Wow. I would love to see the video of the guy squatting. What the hell is that spotter going to do if that ball shoots from under him? Get more hurt that the guy "training". Yup.

garjagan
03-07-2008, 02:49 AM
that ball squat is deeply disturbing. Why would you put yourself in that position?! The look on his face is pretty sweet though.

Lones Green
03-07-2008, 04:00 AM
i just want to see the ball shoot out from biceps curl guy.

bjohnso
03-07-2008, 04:54 AM
I think that squat picture is a photoshop.

I wonder what people think doing curls on the swiss ball actually does for them that's worth getting ****ed up.

WillKuenzel
03-07-2008, 05:22 AM
I've actually seen somebody do barbell squats on the ball. And while I don't think it's going to do anything I was impressed that the guy I saw got up by himself and do squats with 95lbs and dismount without hurting himself.

At one time I could stand on the ball and do bodyweight squats. I didn't do it for any other reason than to say I could.

Travis Bell
03-07-2008, 06:00 AM
I have to admit, if I was in the gym and saw a guy doing curls off a medicene ball, I'd be pretty darn tempted to walk by and punch a hole in the ball with some scissors

HP666
03-07-2008, 08:05 AM
I just look at that and say to myself, "why?" Pure unadulterated boobery.
Unbelievable.

littleman19
03-08-2008, 09:27 AM
i just want to see the ball shoot out from biceps curl guy.

lmao being a curl jockey, he probably deserves to learn a lesson

joey54
03-08-2008, 09:56 AM
OH WOW. Does that work your core???

The sad thing is this is not even the dumbest thing I have seen at the gym. At least it was worth a laugh.

Kiaran
03-08-2008, 11:45 AM
Laffo. That was so lame. You would have thought the guy was preparing himself for a ME Squat or something...and then big let down - curls off of a swiss ball.

The photo of the guy squatting off the swiss ball is amusing. I'm sure it's a great way to throw your back out if the ball slips.

Runty
03-08-2008, 12:30 PM
Also, how can that be good for your ankles? Look how tilted sideways they are on the ball. Have fun driving through your heels when they're tilted 45 degrees sideways.

frank
03-08-2008, 05:32 PM
i was laughing for about 10 minutes