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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 18:33:54 (permalink)
as long as a gym has the weights i want it doesnt bother me if mixed or not,
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 19:19:09 (permalink)
I prefer the idea of a mixed gym but the best ones I have been to have been men only or no women go to them.
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 20:28:53 (permalink)
The place I train is mixed but I don't think there has been a woman in there for many a year. They just don't seem to want to bother

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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 20:58:44 (permalink)
Interesting one! I can understand ladies only gyms as some females are intimidated by men training and for religious reasons where they can't uncover in front of another male. I can also understand a man wanting to train at a male only gym for religious reasons as stated by Abdul but does it make sound business sense? Does a male only gym encourage more men to join?

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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 20:59:41 (permalink)
I'd always choose a mixed gym over a 'male only' gym, i dont think i'd particularly like a 'male only' gym. Thats a personal choice but it's not top of my list of priorities when selecting a gym.
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 21:06:56 (permalink)
In Kuwait, I go to a men only gym due to segregation. I prefer it more to it being mixed.

I'm in there to train and leave, there are women all over the world. They don't have to be in my gym.
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 21:16:11 (permalink)
i go to a mix gym. I dont really have any problems with male only gyms.
I do get pissed off though with the swimming pool that i go to as they tend to close the swimming for women only sessions(without notice!).
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 21:32:53 (permalink)

ORIGINAL: kitty
Does a male only gym encourage more men to join?


Yes.

Muscleworks would be irrevocably disrupted if women were admitted entry.

All those birds tottering around in their heels, moaning about the lack of a thigh-adductor machine, stinking up the atmosphere with Fem-o-fresh Douche-Skoosh, doing their lippy in the mirrors, eyeing up the men, undressing them with their eyes, leering at their lunchboxes, gossiping about Posh-Spice, scoffing Slim-Fast bars, cluttering up the cardio area with copies of Heat and More magazine, demanding strange incineration machines for the toilet, calling for grunting noises to be banned, wanting Celine Dion CDs broadcast on the stereo, using fifteen rolls of toilet paper per visit, hanging their bags and coats on the squat-rack, playing Gala-Bingo on their laptops, etc. etc. etc.

It'd be fecking disaster.

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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 21:38:57 (permalink)

ORIGINAL: JohnKerr2


ORIGINAL: kitty
Does a male only gym encourage more men to join?


Yes.

Muscleworks would be irrevocably disrupted if women were admitted entry.

All those birds tottering around in their heels, moaning about the lack of a thigh-adductor machine, stinking up the atmosphere with Fem-o-fresh Douche-Skoosh, doing their lippy in the mirrors, eyeing up the men, undressing them with their eyes, leering at their lunchboxes, gossiping about Posh-Spice, scoffing Slim-Fast bars, cluttering up the cardio area with copies of Heat and More magazine, demanding strange incineration machines for the toilet, calling for grunting noises to be banned, wanting Celine Dion CDs broadcast on the stereo, using fifteen rolls of toilet paper per visit, hanging their bags and coats on the squat-rack, playing Gala-Bingo on their laptops, etc. etc. etc.

It'd be fecking disaster.


So so true
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 22:03:16 (permalink)
ORIGINAL: kitty

Interesting one! I can understand ladies only gyms as some females are intimidated by men training and for religious reasons where they can't uncover in front of another male. I can also understand a man wanting to train at a male only gym for religious reasons as stated by Abdul but does it make sound business sense? Does a male only gym encourage more men to join?


I am sure some men find working out infront of women intimidating also. I know for one I wouldn't want the girls from my college looking at me squat as I look like my head is about to blow off (not quite as funny as cricket_fire though).

I am alot more focused at my gym (Muscleworks 2 - mens only). I am into my training and not worrying about what anyone else is doing.

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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 22:21:26 (permalink)
I would only ever train in a gym full of women....no no wait, full of men, no women, no men..no..does it really matter


I would only train in a gym with weight training equipment. Yeah thats about right
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 23:09:17 (permalink)
When I first started there was only men who went to the gym!!-I much prefer the scent of a woman than the scent of man-Are we talking men only gyms or men only Health Clubs?

I'll cross that bridge after i've burned it.
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 23:17:00 (permalink)
i think mixed gyms are good as its good for the ladies to see you train and especially to have an early look at your come face whilst exerting yourself before they give it a go !

yes i know im a sexist pig but i dont care ha ha
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 23:34:27 (permalink)

ORIGINAL: JohnKerr2

All those birds tottering around in their heels, moaning about the lack of a thigh-adductor machine...doing their lippy in the mirrors, eyeing up the men, undressing them with their eyes, leering at their


Sorry, which gym is this?
Lifetime membership details?




It'd be fecking disaster.


I'll be the judge of that Johnny boy!

 
 
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/15 23:55:55 (permalink)
I'm not a fan of 'women only' or 'men only' gyms and would only support a 'men only' gym in a misguided pursuit of justice and payback at some of the 'women only' gyms and opening times cropping up.

I train in a mixed gym. As long as there are no dickheads and people respect the place, it's all good by me.
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/16 08:22:28 (permalink)
ORIGINAL: JohnKerr2


ORIGINAL: kitty
Does a male only gym encourage more men to join?


Yes.

Muscleworks would be irrevocably disrupted if women were admitted entry.

All those birds tottering around in their heels, moaning about the lack of a thigh-adductor machine, stinking up the atmosphere with Fem-o-fresh Douche-Skoosh, doing their lippy in the mirrors, eyeing up the men, undressing them with their eyes, leering at their lunchboxes, gossiping about Posh-Spice, scoffing Slim-Fast bars, cluttering up the cardio area with copies of Heat and More magazine, demanding strange incineration machines for the toilet, calling for grunting noises to be banned, wanting Celine Dion CDs broadcast on the stereo, using fifteen rolls of toilet paper per visit, hanging their bags and coats on the squat-rack, playing Gala-Bingo on their laptops, etc. etc. etc.

It'd be fecking disaster.


Now I am worried man

How do you know all these details????


post edited by paulom - 2008/07/16 08:27:42
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/16 08:27:13 (permalink)

ORIGINAL: kitty

Interesting one! I can understand ladies only gyms as some females are intimidated by men training and for religious reasons where they can't uncover in front of another male. I can also understand a man wanting to train at a male only gym for religious reasons as stated by Abdul but does it make sound business sense? Does a male only gym encourage more men to join?


It does look at MW what's the money that they spend there litle it's machines and weights and a four guys, no classes and swiming pool and all that the maitnace costs are kept to a minimum and it is the same with personel
on top of that I am sure that the sales of supplements for men into ligthing must be massive
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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/16 09:00:06 (permalink)

ORIGINAL: paulom

Now I am worried man

How do you know all these details????


You have met a woman, haven't you?

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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/16 09:04:08 (permalink)

ORIGINAL: JohnKerr2


ORIGINAL: paulom

Now I am worried man

How do you know all these details????


You have met a woman, haven't you?



Yes but by the looks of it they are not so cahotic has the ones that you've met

By the way you've got mail

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RE: men only gyms 2008/07/16 10:19:23 (permalink)

ORIGINAL: JohnKerr2


ORIGINAL: kitty
Does a male only gym encourage more men to join?


Yes.

Muscleworks would be irrevocably disrupted if women were admitted entry.

All those birds tottering around in their heels, moaning about the lack of a thigh-adductor machine, stinking up the atmosphere with Fem-o-fresh Douche-Skoosh, doing their lippy in the mirrors, eyeing up the men, undressing them with their eyes, leering at their lunchboxes,gossiping about Posh-Spice, scoffing Slim-Fast bars, cluttering up the cardio area with copies of Heat and More magazine, demanding strange incineration machines for the toilet, calling for grunting noises to be banned, wanting Celine Dion CDs broadcast on the stereo, using fifteen rolls of toilet paper per visit, hanging their bags and coats on the squat-rack, playing Gala-Bingo on their laptops, etc. etc. etc.

It'd be fecking disaster.


LOL , Seriously you are bang on about the Magazines !

Back in the day ..... we had a table full of MM2K , Flex , Musclemag etc and I don't recall ever seeing any of them laying around in the gym , EVER ! -These days there is a pile of womens mags first thing in the morning , and by mid afternoon they are scattered all over the gym - This situation is slowly getting under control , since I developed a magazine organisation system (i.e. if they are not on the table at the end of the day , they go in the bin )

But far worse than the mess, is the way some of the ladies lives revolve around these mags - the other day one of the girls came rushing in thrusting a magazne under our noses going "LOOK !! , LOOK !!" - the magazine had a picture of the lovely Fergie from Black eyed Peas , - "Yeah , great ! I like Fergie ...." I replied - to which I received an evil glare - "NO , LOOK AT THE ZOOMED IN BIT " she growled ...
I then noticed there was a (very) close up of Fergie's thigh , and you could just about make out some fat (or cellulite if you want)
"Oh yes , she has bodyfat " I replied ,( I had to stop myself pointing out that the lady herself had more fat on her little finger than Fergie has on her entire body .. )
"Yeah" said the lady "Looks terrible , doesn;t she ? " - with a grin from ear to ear

funny species women !



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