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    Donkey calf raises

    I'm wondering if anyone has ever done donkey calf raises with another guy in their gym before? A buddy and I were joking about this and we're thinking about doing it just for the looks we'd get. If possible, we want the guy on top to be doing curls, too (for maximum comedic effect).

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    Great exercise. A looooong time ago, I was doing it w. two guys and a dipping belt for added weight in the gym. Most of the guys in that particular gym were bodybuilders or bodybuilder wannabes so they were completely cool with it.
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    dont play in the weight room your there to accomplish things - nothing pissed me off more then two ppl ****ing around in the weight room - but they are a good exercise, doing them wouldnt be playing around
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    Lmao. This gave me a great idea. I shouldn't provoke this but oh well.

    On an off day, have you and buddy go into the gym, one dressed as a donkey and another dressed as a cowboy. Walk in all serious like you're gonna lift, do the workout and once done, just leave like you got a great workout.

    Or, on that day of workout, change into those clothes for that workout and then change back into workout clothes like nothing happend.

    Wow..

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    Quote Originally Posted by piff View Post
    I'm wondering if anyone has ever done donkey calf raises with another guy in their gym before? A buddy and I were joking about this and we're thinking about doing it just for the looks we'd get. If possible, we want the guy on top to be doing curls, too (for maximum comedic effect).

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    The guy on top should be reading "Flex". That would be funnier. Have someone discreetly taking video and put it on WBB.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Guido View Post
    The guy on top should be reading "Flex". That would be funnier. Have someone discreetly taking video and put it on WBB.
    ROFL!!!!!!! I'd buy that video!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guido View Post
    The guy on top should be reading "Flex". That would be funnier. Have someone discreetly taking video and put it on WBB.
    Great idea. I'll do my best

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    Best idea ever! I can't wait until I see it on here or youtube.
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