oh fuck, cable snapped on lat pull tonight

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  1. Kirk Hinrich

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    jesus fucking christ, that was nuts.

    was doing lat pulls, wide grip, 170 lbs. I was on the 9th rep when the fucking thing just snapped :ugh:

    I threw myself back hard as fuck and slammed the fucking bar into the top of my chest. :ugh:
     
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    Time for a lawsuit...
     
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    Wow. If that happened to me, I would probably sit there stunned for a few seconds wondering "am I okay?" before I actually moved again.
     
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    i would probably scream, not get up, request an ambulance, then sue
     
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    a guy I used to workout with was doing the cable rows w/ the whole weight stack plus a 45 on top of that and the cable snapped. All I remember seeing was him go flying back and doing almost a backflip off the bench. He also almost tipped over the cable platform doing cable crossovers using all the weight on the machine. Needless to say the guy was a beast.
     
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    i had my knees pinned under that little thing you know? on the bench. that stopped me from flying back, i just bent back really fast and hard.

    a while ago i posted about how i was doing incline DB press and the pin snapped in the bench.

    this was at a totally different gym. i dont understand why this happens to me. im not even strong.
     
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    I've heard of this happening before. Lucky you didn't smash your face... or pull it down onto your head. ow.
     
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    :werd:
     
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    Yeah, good thing it hit your chest and not your face.

    If you're hurt though, I would contact the equipment company with talks of a settlement. If you're fine though, it's probably not worth your time.
     
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    that's the ugliest baby i've ever seen
     
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    yeah im fine, im not a lawsuit type person anyway, fuck lawyers
     
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    el es dee ...through a cloud of chalk and the midst of pain.

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    or the coolest :eek3:
     
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    holy fuck.. i've always been worried about that.. :noes:
     
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    or you could not be a pussy faggot and realize shit can break
     
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    I didnt know Barbie weight sets had cable pull downs...:dunno:
     
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    You really should double check the equipment or need to set it up right the first time. Don't assume anything, even if someone just hopped off the machine/bench/etc.

    BTW, if you joined a gym, I'm pretty sure you signed a contract saying that you relieve them of any and all injuries while in the gym. :mamoru:
     
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    You can't sign away your rights. They are liable if they don't properly maintain the equipment.
     
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    this happened to my buddy 3 weeks ago, he flew back like 6 feet and tumbled.
     
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