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    Think your gym fees are high??

    So.. do you think your gym fees are high?
    How about this gym? $50k per year... and there are a bunch of other in this slide presentation > $20k...
    http://www.forbes.com/2006/04/26/cx_...slide2_2.html?
    I just can't image what kind of service I would expect for $20k!!
    Perhaps they could push the weights and pedals for you?? LOL

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    Can you live there?

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    WTF?

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    Quote Originally Posted by MixmasterNash
    WTF?
    it looks like a movie theater
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    The David Barton Chicago gym looks very nice and the price is somewhat doable.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MixmasterNash
    WTF?
    My Gold's gym has a separate, sound proof movie room with a large screen with volume and a bunch of cardio equipment lined up in front of it and they play movies there all the time. My folks use it sometimes. I've never.
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    That's obscene!

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    My local golds also has a "cardio theater".

    There is a gym down the street that is $70 a month. I don't mind paying that, but it was nothing more then a high school hang out for rich kids. They had 1 power rack, so it was near useless. They do serve drinks and food in the pool though.
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    In the pool??? Deuce Bigalow flashback:he is in the hot tub with the black guy talking about ways to make $ and the latter accidentally drops his ice cream cone in the water, it floats for a second, he snatches it back up and continues licking away at it. Hillarious moment.
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    Even if you have the money to spend on that, what would be the point? But i suppose you could really say that about alot of the stuff people spend money on.
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    There's a place in LA that washes and waxes your car while you workout, if you choose to have that done. I would rather build my own home gym with that membership money.
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    Machines are doubly ridiculous in a living room.

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    Yeah you could build an absolutely awesome home gym for the price of what many of those gyms are asking annually.

    With that said I still wouldn't mind a membership to one of those places or at least the opportunity to personal train there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MixmasterNash
    Machines are doubly ridiculous in a living room.
    actually that doesn't look to bad
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    Quote Originally Posted by d'Anconia
    Yeah you could build an absolutely awesome home gym for the price of what many of those gyms are asking annually.
    Yeah...I'd rather spend the money on a ridiculously awesome home gym. What they're asking is criminal.
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    Seriously, for 20K there better be wall to wall hotness working out at such a gym.

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    they workout for you.

    You just watch.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Eszekial
    they workout for you.

    You just watch.
    That's called soft core gay porn.
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    I wouldn't get a membership at them. Maybe the sports one where they train perfissional altheles only one I would consider. All the others seem as "For overweight poeple wishing to feel good about themsevles even though they aren't really doing anything besides being able to talk about insider tradeing" thats what I think.
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    with that much money a year you could have someone build you an extra room and then buy the equipment to put in thier.

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    my GOD!! those are really some amazing looking gyms but i think i would rather like you all said build my own.
    2000 or bust

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    Quote Originally Posted by TwiloMike
    Seriously, for 20K there better be wall to wall hotness working out at such a gym.

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    lmao word bro
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stumprrp
    my GOD!! those are really some amazing looking gyms but i think i would rather like you all said build my own.
    Lemme see what I need...

    Power rack, 1500 kg of plates, 3 oly bars, and a DB tier from 5lbs - 200lbs.


    10k would just about do it...

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    All those treadmills...why not just have an indoor track?


    100 people running so close + electronics has to be uncomfortably smelly and hot.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bikkstah
    All those treadmills...why not just have an indoor track?


    100 people running so close + electronics has to be uncomfortably smelly and hot.
    At 20K/year their HVAC systems are probably up to par.
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