Drama, Drama, Drama

I find it funny that chicks get such a bad rap for seeking attention in the gym. True, there are some gyms where this is encouraged and happens. However; in my experience; it’s the men who are FAR more willing to do what it takes to get people to look their way. Drama. Blech.

We have more than a few of those at the gym I’m currently training at. The groaning and screaming is off the charts. I literally walked over to ‘Mr. Dude leg pressing 2 1/2 plates yelling his head off ‘ and asked if he were ok. I startled him. He said, “Ya, I’m in the zone.” I said, “Ya, you’re screaming as if you’re dying..” He laughed…but quieted down…a bit.

I know, it’s confrontational. But the drama is rude, unnecessary, and obnoxious. It’s a ploy that a simple shirt saying ” LOOK AT ME!” would take care of and not bother those of us who are actually trying to train.

Here at Globo Gym we’re better than you, and we know it.

White Goodman

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About tosabarbell

For training opportunities at tosabarbell, call or text Juli at 320-296-9313. jep6095@gmail.com tosabarbell is a private, home grown gym with three lifting platforms; squat rack; prowlers; throwing implements; bars, bumpers and everything else needed for an effective strength and conditioning program. Straightforward barbell programming including the Olympic lifts; sound (read: not fancy bullshit) diet advance for weight gain or loss; and strong coaching will ensure you will meet your goals of becoming stronger, more explosive, and better conditioned. Juli has been coaching teams and athletes for over 20 years. She grew up participating in various sports at various levels but was always drawn to those that require strength training. Her 4 years of training and coaching under Mark Rippetoe has honed her coaching skills to be a top choice for you to reach your strength and conditioning goals. She is an active competitor in Weightlifting, receiving the Silver Medal in the 2016 World Master's Championship; is a Master's World Champion in Highland Games, and competes in Highlander Games. Juli will strongly encourage tosabarbell athletes to compete (and prepare you to do so.) However; tosabarbell is also for those who just wish to be stronger and go through life feeling better. Matt WanAt is a Professional Strongman who competes regularly with Strongman Champions League in Europe. He played a year of D1 football with Iowa before concentrating on his Chemical Engineering degree in Iowa City. He is a native of Wauwatosa and still remains a staunch supporter of Tosa East. Matt will host many Strongman Saturdays at tosabarbell which are sure to be followed by food. Lots of food. This blog will be a mixture of strength notes, coaching and nutrition tips, bacon delicacies, and a whole lot of fun.
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