How do you tell a guy you're not working out with them?

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  1. igo4bmx

    igo4bmx WHAT WHAT WHAT THE FU OT Supporter

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    I did bench last week, and a guy was so impressed he wanted to follow me for the day to see how I work out.

    I HATE working out with other people.

    He just called me saying he wants to know when Im coming in today so he can work out with me.

    :wtf:
    what do I say?

    UPDATE: didn't see him today :coold:
    and a pic of me after a cycle of superdrol

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    Elfling New Member

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    "Sorry, I don't know when I'll be in. I usually work out alone anyways, I focus better that way".
     
  3. MaineSucks

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    five across the eyes
     
  4. shawn4element

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    just tell him your life is busy and you go in at different times every day
     
  5. Shrug

    Shrug Die in a Kimbo fight

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    just be honest?
     
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    tell him what time youll be there but bring an mp3 player :dunno:
     
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    I had a similar problem to this. Here is what I said:

    " I usually go to the gym at very different times depending on my work and school and schedule. I do not like to restrict myself to going at one specific time, so I just kinda go when I can..... Besides, I prefer to workout alone because I usually get my lifts done faster and I focus better" (which is the the truth). Then I told him "But if you see me in the gym do not hesitate to ask a question or grab me if you need a spot".

    He was also a guy that I went to high school with that was impressed by my lifts and size... He wanted to tag along at the gym with me and start meeting up to work out... I just told him the truth.
     
  8. igo4bmx

    igo4bmx WHAT WHAT WHAT THE FU OT Supporter

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    I listen to my ipod all the time.
    last week he tapped me on the shoulder, and started talking, even though i had my headphones on.
     
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    igo4bmx WHAT WHAT WHAT THE FU OT Supporter

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    yeah last time he followed me around, it took like 2.5 hours to finish!
    i was pissed

    worst thing is, he is actually in very good shape and works out well!
     
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    You're wonderful, but I can't see us working out.
     
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    Ah, the classic piggy back gym go-er.

    In that case, just tell him straight up, but be polite about it at first. "Hey man, I appreciate you wanting to workout with me, but I am on a tight schedule and really get my best workouts done when I am alone and focused. Nothing personal, but its just how I get shit done..... But if you have a quick question or need a spot then let me know".

    If that does not work, give him more weight then he can handle on squat or bench, and then when he hits failure, do not help him out :)
     
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    Leo95SE The OMINOUS one

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    the gym breakup
     
  13. Matt2000ss

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    If ya have trouble telling him the truth, then u could always go to the other extreme.

    "Hey guy, I've been thinking about our workout lastweek and I had a really good time. Maybe we can get some coffee or something later and figure out our new workout plan. What are ya doing this weekend? I just got a new bigscreen, maybe we can rent a movie or something. Cya"

    I doubt he'll bug u after that.
     
  14. hsmith

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    this is why i love my iPod, i don;t have to worry about the "gym friend" guy
     
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    "its not you..its me"
     
  16. Phineas Q Stork

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    give him the ol' it's not you its me routine

    edit: damn, i was beaten to the punch with that one :(
     
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    worst part is, i had my ipod on and listening to it :hs:
     
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    lookin thick brotha... what are you doing for PCT?
     
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    6 oxo
    milk thistle

    thats about it.

    hit 385 on the bench easily today :coold:
     
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    hmm, ya might have wanted to look at something stronger for PCT - it is gear, just legal. IIRC, SD has a history of delayed gyno. just my $.02
     
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    I hate when people come up and try talk to me @ the gym. Not because I am unfriendly or whatever, but because my headphones are sound-isolating and I have to pause the music in order to hear anything. It's a pain in the ass.
     
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    why did you give him your # ???
    :hsugh:
     
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    i just hate chatting at the gym. i am tehre to do my thing, don't bother me. want to chat, go to a fucking bar.
     
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    he wanted to buy a bottle of superdrol from me
     
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