10 CRAZIEST “EXERCISES” I SEE IN MY GYM EVERY WEEK! | (I WISH I WAS JOKING…)
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What’s going on Nation? I’m Scott from Muscularstrength.com and in today’s video I thought we’d have a little fun and I want to share with you guys ten of the craziest dumbest exercises that I’ve seen in my gym since moving down here to Florida Its pretty hilarious, but before we get started be sure to click that notification bell Its pretty hilarious, but before we get started be sure to click that notification bell So you never miss a new video uploaded from me. Alright, so let’s let’s just jump right in Let’s start this off with a bang. Okay, the first exercise is a seated barbell Biceps curl now guys, I know you can lift more weight by doing half curls But this is taking it to a whole new level All right They’re like there is absolutely no benefit to doing a seated barbell curl During the eccentric portion of the movement if you guys want to do a seated curl. It’s very simple During the eccentric portion of the movement if you guys want to do a seated curl. It’s very simple You grab dumbbells and you do it the right way Number two triceps push down with the elbows flat all the way out to the sides now guys I know you want to be able to lift the entire stack but hunching over the bar with your shoulders Pronated forward and your elbows flared out isn’t the way to do it Okay You are not hitting those triceps as hard as you possibly can but there is a catch to why people do this Most of the time when I see dudes doing this it’s so that they can look in the mirror and they can mire that Triceps flex on the way down on every single repetition. It’s kind of hilarious But if you want to see triceps gains and not just look at them in the mirror you need to do proper form which is elbows by your sides chest up and full extension on the way down number three the uneven benchpress now guys in the video It might look like this could work If you have one side of your chest lagging or smaller than the other side entire side of your body where the heavier weight is on Mind muscle connection you need in your chest in order to break it down to see growth. Okay? This doesn’t work now there are exercises where Maybe you hold the barbell straight up and you just bring one arm down Bench press that could work to a degree, but doing it this way Maybe you hold the barbell straight up and you just bring one arm down Not if you guys want to grow your chest and one side’s lagging compared to the other Bench press that could work to a degree, but doing it this way It’s a it’s a bent over row done on a lat Not if you guys want to grow your chest and one side’s lagging compared to the other You lean all the way back and then you Consistently and work with progressive overload number four is actually kind of hilarious It’s a it’s a bent over row done on a lat pulldown machine where basically you sit like you’re about to do a reverse lat pulldown and then once you get into position You lean all the way back and then you start pulling the bar to your belly button in order to simulate a bent over row this Don’t try to invent something new just stick with what you know barbell bent over rows Not to mention that you’re never gonna be able to overload Properly number one probably because the weight doesn’t go that high number two The weight is gonna pull you out of the seat as you start to go heavier and number three You’re not really getting that like nice deep stretch you want in your lats because the position that you’re in Isn’t really allowing that to happen. So if you want to grow your lats and you’re having a hard time Don’t try to invent something new just stick with what you know barbell bent over rows Next is quarter crunches on the ab crunch Machine and I’m willing to bet that quite a few of you watching this video right now are guilty of this Go to the ab crunch machine You’ll load as much weight as you can on it because you want to build some big blocky abs But then when it comes time to doing the reps, all you’re doing is quarter crunches at the top of the movement Let me explain something to you guys The machine has a range of motion that forces you to arch your back in the beginning and crunch at the top Because that’s the range of motion you need to do to work your abs If you only had to do a quarter crunch, it would be designed to allow you to only do a quarter crunch Okay, so drop the weight and do full range of motion. Now number six is probably the most hilarious thing They’re like, okay good because you you look really dumb and I’m like, but like Did it just because you can bend over and the barbell can fit behind your kneecap I felt like such a moron like dudes were looking at me Exercise that nobody’s ever thought of before. Okay. All right. I see in the gym It’s almost like basically doing a triceps kickback I know that’s why I’m putting it in the video What you need to be doing is an incline Skullcrusher Did it just because you can bend over and the barbell can fit behind your kneecap With a lot more weight than doing it bent over with the bar behind your knees Exercise that nobody’s ever thought of before. Okay. All right. I’ve seen alright, and we’re just gonna call it a barbell shoulder press You’re literally watching the barbell come down to your face and then pressing it back to the top of the movement which when it comes to building muscle is pretty much a useless exercise I had barely any weight and the few times I actually did touch at the top of my nose it frickin hurt What you need to be doing is an incline Skullcrusher It’s like almost like it’s an excuse to not do full range of motion because technically the bar stops at your face Takes pressure off the elbows as long as you do it on an incline and you’ll be able to overload With a lot more weight than doing it bent over with the bar behind your knees Now number six was the most ridiculous, but number seven is probably the most dangerous one I’ve seen alright, and we’re just gonna call it a barbell shoulder press But it’s probably one of the useless movements you can do You’re literally watching the barbell Where you’re stable enough to do as much weight as you probably can do And I have to admit the guy I saw doing this had a lot of weight on the bar I can understand that but in order to fully activate your glutes in the flex, you have to be able to push down and All right, super dangerous. Don’t ever do it like this But you cannot get a full extension with that hard glute flex. Now if you really want to get those glutes on fire With a similar exercise all you’re gonna do is to step up on a bench. It works a lot better But if you want shoulder gains and you don’t want to kill yourself do it the right way and bring it down to the top of your chest and repeat four reps number eight is the you will be able to flex those glutes to take full advantage of But it’s probably one of the useless movements you can do to try to target your glutes for a couple different reasons number one Pointless and useless exercise to do Okay? and number two in order to activate your glutes Yes, you might be getting a stretch at the top of the movement I can understand that but in order to fully activate your glutes in the flex, you have to be able to push down and Through with your leg and when you’re doing it on this machine. Yes, you can push the weight down But you cannot get a full extension with that hard glute flex. Now if you really want to get those glutes on fire With a similar exercise all you’re gonna do is to step up on a bench. It works a lot better it’s gonna require you to have a bit more stability as you step up and control yourself on the way down and When you get to the top of the movement you will be able to flex those glutes to take full advantage of the flex at the top of the movement number nine is Lateral for seven reps and then bend over and hit the rear delts for seven reps. but I am seeing it in my gym and I had to go over to a few different people and explain why it’s a pretty You gotta check out my mercy 30s you do 10 repetitions with your arms really wide on the barbell You do 10 repetitions with your hands close together on the barbell And then you do 10 repetitions with a neutral grip on the barbell and then your biceps explode Regrow and then they get bigger and last but not least. I do have a bonus exercise I’m gonna share with you guys 21 repetitions is gonna cause a pump whether you do it the wrong way or the right way The only difference is if you do it the right way You’ll actually progress with the movement and you’ll see some muscle growth when you do it the wrong way Repeating for reps and what a lot of people like to do on this There’s absolutely no reason to do a bicep curl from the bottom to halfway Seven repetitions and then do half way to the top for 7 repetitions There’s no point in doing that you need to do full range of motion 21s were originally designed to basically do a triple a triple set or a You are gonna see a lot more gains and you’re gonna be least likely to hurt yourself Lateral for seven reps and then bend over and hit the rear delts for seven reps. That’s what it was originally designed for Protein for the holiday season if you guys haven’t seen it yet You gotta check out my mercy 30s you do 10 repetitions with your arms really wide on the barbell You do 10 repetitions with your hands close together on the barbell And then you do 10 repetitions with a neutral grip on the barbell and then your biceps explode Regrow and then they get bigger and last but not least. I do have a bonus exercise I’m gonna share with you guys Number 10 the two inch leg press we’ve all seen it. Some of us may have even done it you’ll load up as much weight as you possibly can and then you literally just do a so now for the final exercise that I’ve seen at my gym the dumbest Repeating for reps and what a lot of people like to do on this Exercise is put their legs really close together Alright, and this is what this guy did, this dude Literally loaded up the leg press with as much weight as he possibly could and then decided kind of looking around and looking at people looking around whatever You are gonna see a lot more gains and you’re gonna be least likely to hurt yourself And before we get to the bonus exercise puts his feet up and then pretends and acts like he’s gonna do the movement Protein for the holiday season if you guys haven’t seen it yet go to bodybuilding.com or even amazon they have it there It’s a limited edition. It actually tastes really good all I could think of and I’m with my workout partner and we’re laughing our butts off and all I can think is that he This is something that you’re gonna want to get because you can use it in a lot of different really cool recipes Which I plan on posting on my Instagram So if you don’t follow me, make sure you check me out at scott herman fitness All right, guys so now for the final exercise that I’ve seen at my gym the dumbest To make it seem like he may have actually lifted the weight Seen I’ve only seen it once that’s how rare it is. Okay, but it did happen All right. This is this is basically gonna be called the fake out leg press Alright, and this is what this guy did, this dude Literally loaded up the leg press with as much weight as he possibly could and then decided kind of looking around and looking at people looking around whatever Gets down and sits on the leg press That’s what the update is for so you can expect to see that on My Android phone it works phenomenally you guys are gonna absolutely love it Then after he’s like done preparing like he’s gonna actually do the lift He puts his feet down and gets up and starts looking around again and I swear to god he did it like three times in a row and So we’ve submitted the app actually three weeks ago. Then we resubmitted it again last week at the beginning of the week I don’t know what’s going on with Apple, but they take forever but it is coming. Okay? with maybe other people that he thinks were watching him that were And I really hope you guys like this I put a lot of time and a lot of energy into it And then he used that lapse of time where they were actually doing their own thing To make it seem like he may have actually lifted the weight So go down there and smash that like button if you enjoyed the video and I wish I was making this stuff up because some of not even allowing you to properly bench the weight in place all that at a time kind of like a single arm dumbbell all you need to do is bench more pulldown machine where basically you sit like you’re about to do a reverse lat start pulling the bar to your belly button in order to simulate a bent over row I know that’s why I’m putting it in the video It’s almost like somebody’s like oh, wow. This feels really natural which when it comes to building muscle is pretty much a useless exercise keeps constant tension on the triceps throughout the entire range of motion to the face because that’s what you’re doing to try to target your glutes for a couple different reasons number one and number two in order to activate your glutes the flex at the top of the movement number nine is just because you get a pump doesn’t mean that you’re getting muscle work That’s what it was originally designed for go to bodybuilding.com or even amazon they have it there this is probably the dumbest most ridiculous thing I’ve ever and kind of sits there for a little bit and Monday Tuesday the latest like I actually have it on Never heard from Apple. We were in queue for the longest time and as always more good stuff coming soon. See you guys

100 thoughts on “10 CRAZIEST “EXERCISES” I SEE IN MY GYM EVERY WEEK! | (I WISH I WAS JOKING…)

  1. Comment below which exercise you see the most in your gym!
    (0:34)- Seated Barbell Curl
    (1:04)- Triceps Pushdown (elbows out)
    (1:48)- Uneven Bench Press
    (2:43)- Cable "Bent-Over" Row
    (3:37)- AB "Quarter" Crunches
    (4:20)- Behind The Knee Triceps Extension
    (5:38)- Barbell Shoulder Press To THE FACE!
    (6:25)- "Assisted" Single-Leg Pushdown
    (7:28)- 21s (Biceps Curls)
    (8:52)- 2 Inch Leg Press
    (9:39)- Candy Cane SYNTHA-6 – https://www.amazon.com/BSN-Syntha-6-Protein-Powder-Isolate/dp/B07GZC3DWV
    (10:12)- FAKE OUT – Leg Press

    FULL WORKOUT PROGRAMS – https://muscularstrength.com/Full-Workout-Programs

  2. Saw a guy load up the leg press machine with 12 plates on each side, did 2” leg presses, take 3 plates off each side, then walk away 🤦‍♂️

  3. The barbell shoulder press can have a close grip and “full range of motion” actually allows your shoulders to rest at the bottom so going close to stopping not the nose but near the face allows most gains.

  4. Isn't the 2nd exercise for lower chest though? In one of the videos at Athlean-x for lower chest exercises he's showing that exercise.

  5. Why did I think that everyone in existence would’ve already known not to put different weights on the bar for any lift lmaooo

  6. Seen a guy doing all kinds of crazy stuff on a big ball and on the floor. I clicked on this because today I saw an older guy jumping onto the bench. And I thought I'd seen everything. Patriots Rule the NFL

  7. Damn, I still do 21`s. I feel like a dumbass now lmao. I guess it`s a force of habit, but it`s only logical that 14 of the reps aren`t even full ROM. I`ll stop.

  8. Actually, the first workout is called jack hammer press, it acts as a alternative to the dips when working chests, but most of the people hunch over and it hits the triceps more then the chest.

  9. 2:43 is actually safer than your preferred version. The back muscles are used at different capacities. Like you’re getting thoracic extension and your spine is also utilized.
    Also if you didn’t know full range of motion is cool but also most dangerous part of any workout.
    The shoulder press looked fun until your elbows kissed your lats. My rotator cuffs instantly tore right tf off

  10. I can't even make it through one of those guys videos without wanting to cut my ears off. Most annoying accent to ever exist on the planet.

  11. For those of you who think the uneven bench is a great core work out you're wrong. I have spent the last year correcting scoliosis.. I tried it and it definitely did not help. You're better off doing pull downs. If your abs are imbalanced you will just carry it over with that movement I promise. So if it doesn't help with imbalances, this is not the way to load up your core unevenly. Honestly, there is no good way. You can try lawn mowers from all angles, but I'd still say you'll get more out of pull downs.

  12. I’ll be honest, I do the tricep extension with elbows out and my triceps have definitely increased in size and definition.

  13. I swear to God, every time I go to the gym some chick is doing the "assisted" single leg push downs and it just infuriates me 😤

  14. there is the idiot at my gym who I swear to God loads the bench up with like 405 even though I've never seen him bench 315 clean and sit there and then leaves the weight on it and acts like he lifted it

  15. also and I had the tape this and put it on Facebook there's a guy who Lays on the ground under a Smith machine and does bench press throwing the bar as far as he can in the air and catching it with like no weight on it LOL🤣🤣

  16. Number 8 is very popular with the old women. It’s hilarious that they think they are working anything doing that. As for number 10, that is how my father fucked your his knees. Always loaded it up with every plate in the gym and then moved it like 1-2 inches. Now his ligaments in his knees are ruined. At my school gym, I saw plenty of foreign students from China doing just as stupid stuff as this video that just made them look like they came from a different planet. 😂

  17. I like the last one. I will do that exercise with 500lbs on the flat bench when there are attractive young women in the gym.

  18. 2:39 “Benching Consistently”

    Looks like you could have provided a better clip. You were moving your feet and you lowered the weight in a very uncontrolled manner. Although it’s a small detail, it’s good to make sure all content is quality because you might mislead some people.
    Other than that, great content.

  19. The Fake Out Leg Press is called that because it fakes out your upper body into making gains through the loading and inloading of all those plates.

  20. Hi scott, with bicep 21s, surely as it is creating metabolic stress it's helping muscle growth, I get what u said in your video and I'll try your mercy 30s next time. Am I confusing metabolic stress with a pump? Is there a difference and could u explain. Thanks

  21. 1. Seated Barbell……better than nothing I guess lol
    2. Hunched over tricep, this is to save elbows for those who have issues….though he does it odd in this video
    3. Wtf? LOL
    4. ….ok I give up lol

  22. Cheers for the heads up! I've been doing 21's thinking i was getting a good workout. Will definately switch to the Mercy 30's 👍

  23. Uh..tricep kickback is not useless. And people do the "bad form tricep pulldown" to work their lower chest, not their triceps. Also I can't believe you just trashed Arnold's 21 bicep curls. Have you seen the guy's biceps? This is why I only look at your videos to learn the very basics. Even then I'm skeptical and have to double check with other sources sometimes. Because the deeper the topic you get into, the more unreliable you tend to become. Maybe you should do more research before laughing at something you don't understand.

  24. I'm born and bred philadelphia, moved down to miami for a few years. It's such a shock going from the northeast to Florida lol

  25. Skull Crushers: Military Press Edition!
    What part of Florida are you in, and what's that gym? That looks like a pretty good gym. I'm in Port Charlotte, and I hate my gym but only go there because it's so cheap!

  26. #8 drives me crazy! Everytime I use that machine to do pull-ups I have to scrub the hell out of the pad with wipes from the gym because there are very visible nasty dirty shoeprints on it!

  27. with a shoulder injury I was forced to do bent over rear press keeping arm locked ,this looks similar to the silly triceps exercise shown but it feels effective for rear delts and teres minor etc

  28. I can't help myself….why do people train biceps? If you're hitting your back the way you should your biceps should be wasted! Bicep exercises set people up for a injury. With that said, what about reverse curls? Great bicep accessory exercise grip a/e bicep.

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