Fitness Lies

Discussion in 'Gator Country Health and Fitness' started by Dreamliner, Feb 22, 2012.

  1. Dreamliner
    Online

    Dreamliner Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    65,365
    Likes Received:
    483
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Ratings Received:
    +2,298
    "I used to bench press 300 pounds."

    Translation: You had 265 pounds on the bar (close enough for horseshoes), your butt was so far off the bench you could have driven a Bugatti Veyron under it and your spotter, the guy who was shouting, "It's all you, bro!" was lying too as he was probably bearing about one-third of the weight at that point.
  2. Dreamliner
    Online

    Dreamliner Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    65,365
    Likes Received:
    483
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Ratings Received:
    +2,298
    "I run six miles a day."

    Translation: *last week* you ran 4-5 miles five days that week.
  3. Dreamliner
    Online

    Dreamliner Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    65,365
    Likes Received:
    483
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Ratings Received:
    +2,298
    These are mostly guys, by the way. Women don't tend to spin such yarns. I'll get the women on an eating lies thread.
  4. jhenderson251
    Offline

    jhenderson251 Premium Member

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2008
    Messages:
    4,029
    Likes Received:
    139
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Ratings Received:
    +623
    "I stopped doing deadlifts because of my back"

    Translation: You have terrible form, and should probably be supervised at all times when near weights.
  5. Dreamliner
    Online

    Dreamliner Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2007
    Messages:
    65,365
    Likes Received:
    483
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Ratings Received:
    +2,298
    That's a good one!
  6. LittleBlueLW
    Offline

    LittleBlueLW Premium Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    6,115
    Likes Received:
    931
    Trophy Points:
    113
    Ratings Received:
    +1,940
    No, honey, that dress doesnt make you look fat.
  7. BossaGator
    Offline

    BossaGator VIP Member

    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2007
    Messages:
    4,930
    Likes Received:
    179
    Trophy Points:
    63
    Location:
    Arlington, VA
    Ratings Received:
    +684
    "I can squat 300 pounds!"

    No, you can do about a 1/4 squat with that weight. Get down to parallel (medical conditions permitting) and we'll talk.
  8. Allanon
    Offline

    Allanon Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Jan 30, 2010
    Messages:
    3,871
    Likes Received:
    393
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Ratings Received:
    +448
    That is not necessarily a lie. Its not the dress but I'm not saying that.
  9. Gatormb
    Online

    Gatormb Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Apr 3, 2007
    Messages:
    9,351
    Likes Received:
    369
    Trophy Points:
    83
    Location:
    Bradenton, Fl
    Ratings Received:
    +1,143
    That's called discretion.:yes:

Share This Page