Standing military press v.etiquette

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  1. texchef

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    First off, do you guys do these?

    Second, where should one do them? I have them in my new routine I started but haven't incorporated them yet because I'm unsure where to do them. I know the pet peeves about the squat rack but it seems the only logical place. We have 2 squat racks and a squat "cage" and a seated press "rack".

    Free weight area isn't very big and I don't want to get in anyone's way. Is there a better alternative?
     
  2. Blade

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    I've done them before. I did them in the squat rack. I didn't see anyone give me the stink eye. I wouldn't worry about it unless you start doing squat rack curls.
     
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    i hate to break etiquette on that to, so usually just clean the weight up, then press it. If i cant clean it up, I use the cage. Squat rack is my last option.

    but my gym is mostyl full of fags and noone ever uses the cage or squat rack anyway.. unless its to do those retarded laying down pullup things..
     
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    squat rack of course, where else are you supposed to them
     
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    In the squat rack unless they're both taken, in that case I'll just clean it from the ground.
     
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    do them in the squat rack, who gives a fuck

    worried that some dipshit is gonna post about you on an internet forum?
     
  7. texchef

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    If it's one thing I learned from you guys it's NOT to curl in the squat rack. I grab a bench and a bar and do them there. The only guys I see curling in the squat rack are the ones who are curling more than the highest easy curl bar has pre-loaded. I won't say anything to them. I like living.
     
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    Ive done standing w/o a cage with a EX bar because all the cages were taken.
     
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    i'd do curls in the squat rack if they didn't have plenty of those premade ones
     
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    The squat rack is the right place to do them.
     
  11. Buzz Killington

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    I straddle the front door to the gym and I hike my shorts up my ass while I lift.
     
  12. texchef

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    Far from my worries but I'm smart enough to know there is etiquette in the gym.
     
  13. texchef

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    Since I expected a response like this I'll listen to the other 8 viable opinions.

    Little quicker next time, Buzz.
     
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    You need eight opinions about where to lift?

    Mothefucker, you go in and you lift, and unless you are doing curls in the squat rack and it's busy, you tell anyone who asks you to move to eat your sweaty ass.
     
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    skwat rawk
     
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    I curl in the squat rack all the time.
     
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    I do cock pushups in the squat rack all the time.
     
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    by all the time I mean like once a month because that's how often I curl...
     
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    thats why you got those hotdog arms, pussy.
     
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    it shows
    edit- knucks beat me to it
     
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    I assume you're talking about BB and not DB. I do them in the squat rack but we have like 5 of them and I train at night.
     
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    I'm gonna do DB curls in the squat rack just to piss people off
     
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    I military more than most people at a commercial gym squat, so I do them in the squat rack or the cage thing. I don't give a shit. I'm not going to clean it.
     
  25. Uglybob69

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    I do them in a squat rack. That way if I lock my knees and pass out or something at least I only brain myself and not the guy next to me
     
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