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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 04:50 PM
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Oh goody, naked weight lifting! Sign me the fuck up!
Squats should be VERY interesting.



Dutch Gym to Introduce 'Naked Sunday'

By TOBY STERLING, Associated Press Writer
Fri Feb 2, 10:02 PM

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands - Self-conscious about what you wear while working out? A Dutch gym plans to introduce "Naked Sunday" for people who like to huff and puff in the buff.

Patrick de Man, owner of Fitworld gym in the town of Heteren, said he got the idea in part from two of his customers who are avid nudists.

"I heard that some other gyms are offering courses on 'pole-dancing' as a sport, so I thought: Why not bring something new to the market?" de Man said.

He said the response had been overwhelming _ positive and negative.

The 70,000-member Dutch Federation of Naturists was curious to see if Fitworld's plan would work, spokesman Bernd Huiser said.

"We recently conducted a large survey among our members, and most prefer to exercise with their clothes on," he said. "The most popular activities (for nudists) are things you do outdoors, like walking on the beach, or swimming in a lake, or maybe gardening."

De Man said the first question Fitworld customers were asking was whether it would be sanitary.

Nude exercisers would be required to put towels down on weight machines and to use disposable seat covers while riding bikes. All machines would be cleaned and disinfected afterward. "We clean them every day anyway," he said.

The first "Naked Sunday" is scheduled for March 4.

Copyright 2007 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 04:51 PM
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1. Riding exercise bikes in the nude....
I don't THINK so!
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billyskank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 04:52 PM
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2. But everything else is ok, right?
;)
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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 04:53 PM
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5. The other things don't trigger the "discomfort" response in me quite as readily...
but no, I don't think I'll be heading to a naked gym anytime soon.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 04:52 PM
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3. Bounce bounce, sway sway.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 04:53 PM
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4. Ermm
One more reason why I won't go to the gym. :P
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billyskank Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 04:57 PM
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7. The weight lifting
obviously. ;)
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 05:03 PM
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8. List them all.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 05:05 PM
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10. Why? Isn't naked weight lifting enough?
:P
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:15 PM
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20. No, cause you are demented, so your reasons must be out there.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:17 PM
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22. First I would have to get in shape before I joined a gym
There, happy now? :P
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:23 PM
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23. Hahahahahaha that's what I did!!!
Join Curves. No one gives a shit what you look like. Not that you have anything to worry about.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:24 PM
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24. We get more and more alike with each passing day..
have you noticed that? :rofl:
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:28 PM
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26. It's scary.
Someone here said we were the same person. Ha ha. They're on to us.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:30 PM
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28. Really?
:rofl:


Who's the sockpuppet and who's the original? :rofl:
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:33 PM
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29.  You started it with your SN addiction.
You're my pimp.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:35 PM
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31. I start everything.
I'm an enabler. :evilfrown:
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:41 PM
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34. We'd be separated from eachother in school and have detention every god damn night.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:43 PM
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35. This is true
Ah man, I can just it all now. Someone would pick on me, and then you would bite them. :rofl:
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:46 PM
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36. You think I'm a biter, huh?
I'm worse.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:49 PM
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37. I bet you would bite Lukas...
:evilgrin:


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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:54 PM
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38. I bet I would too. Multiple times.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:59 PM
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39. That wasn't the picture I was expecting..
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 08:05 PM
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40. I've concluded that Lukas wants me.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 08:08 PM
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41. Jesus Christ on a pogo stick
I think you're right.

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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 08:09 PM
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42. Toby can't fucking believe it.
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RevolutionaryActs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 08:14 PM
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43. Speaking of Toby.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 08:20 PM
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44. Rock the Casbah, rock the Casbah.
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idgiehkt Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 04:55 PM
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6. um, no
especially not on the benches.

nope.
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fizzgig Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 05:05 PM
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9. i say this goes in the 'bad idea' file
so much potential for disaster
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Reverend_Smitty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 05:10 PM
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11. Kind of along the same lines as never cook bacon naked!
:scared:
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Redstone Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 05:10 PM
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12. Oh, God, my eyes! My EYES!!
Redstone
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 05:10 PM
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13. I forsee an exciting new business opportunity in the treatment of "athlete's crotch"
:puke:
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:33 PM
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30. It's called jock itch.
And it SUCKS beyond belief. I caught a particularly nasty variety as a result of middle school gym class, took months to kill.
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BarenakedLady Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 05:10 PM
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14. I like to do naked Pilates and Yoga.
:woohoo:

Downward Dog is especially interesting. :evilgrin:
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HeeBGBz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 05:10 PM
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15. Oh me! Dangling participles!
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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 05:13 PM
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17. Men have one, women have two... how far should they dangle?
Edited on Sat Feb-03-07 05:13 PM by HypnoToad

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Deja Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 05:12 PM
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16. Does a person have to be buff and trim as a prerequisite?


And anyone can dance on my pole anytime they want! :spray:
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xchrom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 05:15 PM
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18. oh -- i'll do that.
oh yeah -- damn right.
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ghostsofgiants Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 05:16 PM
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19. Ever see the episode of Seinfeld where they talk about good naked versus bad naked?
This is bad naked.
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:16 PM
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21. It's horrifying naked.
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hippywife Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:25 PM
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25. I don't know which is funnier!
The idea of it or your reaction! :rofl:

You are priceless, gal!
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chknltl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:29 PM
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27. Hot Damn! Which channel????
...races for TV remote.
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BreweryYardRat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:35 PM
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32. Okay, a dropped barbell or dumbbell can seriously injure feet.
If there's something else in the way...OW! *wince*
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deucemagnet Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Feb-03-07 07:40 PM
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33. As the great philosopher Seinfeld said, there is good naked and bad naked.
Straining to do a deadlift = bad naked.
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