Blind guy at my gym

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  1. kopetzki

    kopetzki Banned

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    There is a blind guy at my gym that is there almost every day with a personal trainer busting his ass. He is a pretty big guy and it's just amazing to see how determination can get you over even the biggest of disabilities + obstacles. Everytime i see him it's just inspiration that i'm not working nearly hard enough as i need to. Theres also always people stopping and telling him good job.
     
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    what a bad ass
     
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    i always find inspiration at the gym
     
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    That's badass. :coold:
     
  5. cavefish

    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    How does he check his progress in the mirror?
     
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    :rofl: i dunno if i was supposed to find that funny but i did...
     
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    he has an excuse to touch himself... a lot
     
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    kopetzki Banned

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    i don't think he really cares :sad2: i'm pretty sure he does it just to do something, better than just sitting around feeling sorry for himself
     
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    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    I wasn't being serious.

    I think its badass that he's out working hard and getting bigger.
     
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    kopetzki Banned

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    i just imagine what it'd be like in his shoes, lifting when you're not able to see anything, everything would be 100x times harder
     
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    Does he have a partner who helps him out with everything?
     
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    It's really amazing though... :coold:

    MAJOR props to him.
     
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    yeah a trainer comes with him, and he takes him by the hand and walks him around, he then puts his hand on the weight, tells him what exercise to do and he does it
     
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    He has a personal trainer help him out.

    That is awesome. Good for him...
     
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    awesome
     
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    Yeah, that's really inspirational.
     
  17. darkostoj

    darkostoj NEEEERRRRDDDDSSSS

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    I was going to say that you should walk up next to him and push him over, but then I felt like a major peice of shit. So disregard this post
     
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    its pretty bad ass

    does he wear an orange vest like blind skiers?
     
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    I can imagine trying to get the first movements on incline bench and decline bench right would be hell without eyesight. That's incredible.
     
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    joe from family guy? :noes:
     
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    he's probably not fully blind...like i bet he can see a tiny tiny bit. most blind people aren't COMPLETELY blind.

    fucking badass though thats for sure
     
  22. Merit83

    Merit83 Your mama was a snowblower!

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    theres a chinese dude at our gym that only has one arm, he's in the gym almost every night.
     
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    darkostoj NEEEERRRRDDDDSSSS

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    :rofl:
     
  24. getjacked

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    that did not need an expression. We know it's cool, thanks for letting us know
     
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    does his PT add more weight than it really is and tells the blind guy after that he lifted more than he think he did?
     
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