Posts Tagged ‘the gym’

  • Prepare For The Flavor Explosion

    Date: 2012.04.15 | Category: all | Response: 0

    One beefy gym-rat to another: Have you ever had tuna salad? Dude, you should totally come over the next time my mom makes tuna salad.

    Bloomington, Lifetime Fitness
    Overheard by KD.

  • Hold Out For Strawberry

    Date: 2010.04.25 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Mother, to her young teenage daughter in the shower area: Do you want to use some of this orange-flavored soap to wash your bum?

    St. Paul, YWCA locker room
    Overheard by someone who has never tasted orange-flavored soap.

  • It’s Burns Calories If You Spin Fast Enough

    Date: 2010.01.02 | Category: all | Response: 0

    20-something girl walking out the door to her friend: When someone first told me they took a spinning class I thought they meant spinning in circles.

    St. Paul, YMCA
    Overheard by Its the only logical thought…

  • Everyone Else On The Planet Would Call It Chapstick

    Date: 2009.09.24 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Fitness trainer: Yeah, this is my lip conditioner.
    Secretary: A straight man would call it chapstick.

    Worthington, Fitness Center
    Overheard by Hahahahahahahaaaaaaa.

  • He Hates Nature, Too

    Date: 2009.09.12 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Guy getting dressed to another guy getting dressed: It was just too earth-toney. Looking at earth tones on websites all day is just gross.

    Minneapolis, The men’s locker room @ Lifetime
    Overheard by They must hate Al Gore.

  • This Could Make A Good Contest

    Date: 2009.08.18 | Category: all | Response: 3

    Pretty Blonde Girl #1: He had the biggest ‘Mr. Winky’ I have ever seen.
    Pretty Blonde Girl #2: ‘Mr. Winky’? Really? You are 27 years old.
    Pretty Blonde Girl #1: What ELSE are you supposed to call it?

    St Louis Park, Lifetime Fitness Locker Room
    Overheard by Johnson & Johnson.

  • She’s Spent Too Much Under Water

    Date: 2009.07.03 | Category: all | Response: 0

    New gym member, dropped kid off to tour facility: We would love our son to be able to see the place but if he sees the P-O-O-L we’ll never get him out!
    Employee: (spells out loud to herself) P-O-O-L. What is that?

    Hopkins, Lifetime Fitness
    Overheard by Bunch.

  • Code For “I Don’t Know How To Relate To Kids”

    Date: 2009.05.23 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Little girl: My arpits smell.
    YMCA staff person: Maybe you should put deodorant on.
    Little girl: I forgot to.
    YMCA staff person: Maybe you need an alarm that goes “beep, beep” to remind you to put your deodorant on in the morning.
    Little girl: (gives confused stare)

    Minneapolis, Downtown YMCA
    Overheard by lesson to be learned.

  • And There’s Your Proof

    Date: 2009.05.07 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Overstressed-looking dad to teenage son: You know, maybe you should start seeing a therapist for this. ‘Cause you know what happens to kids who don’t go to see a therapist when they really ought to? They go crazy. CRAZY. And I mean, REALLY crazy. CRAZY! CRAAAAAZY! YOU DON’T WANT TO END UP LIKE THAT, DO YOU? NOOOOO! ‘CAUSE THAT WOULD BE CRAAAAAAZY!

    Woodbury, Lifetime Fitness
    Overheard by you’re one to talk…

  • I Think That Means They Completed The Course

    Date: 2009.04.16 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Complete Douche in Training #1: Dude, doesn’t that chick totally look like the one you went down on a couple of weeks ago at John’s* party?
    Complete Douche in Training #2: Yeah, Totally!  She was super young though, like 16 or something.
    Complete Douche in Training #1: I still feel sort of bad for running into the room mid-act, stealing her pants and then throwing them on the roof.
    Complete Douche in Training #2: Yeah.

    Roseville, L.A. Fitness
    Overheard by I weep for the future.

  • He Really Wants More Than Six Months

    Date: 2009.03.26 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Workout Delinquent: I have court tomorrow.
    Friend: For what?
    Workout Delinquent: That terroristic threat I made a while back.
    Friend: Still with that?
    Workout Delinquent: Yeah, I’m on probation for another 6 months. I really want to kill that fucking judge.
    Friend: Bummer.

    Lakeville, Lifetime Fitness
    Overheard by Is this locker bulletproof?

  • Everyone Can Relate

    Date: 2009.03.19 | Category: all | Response: 0

    4-year-old girl: I’m naked now!
    Mother: Yes, you are naked now.
    4-year-old girl: Yay!

    Minneapolis, The YWCA locker room
    Overheard by That was oddly adorable.

  • Whatever She’s Thinking Of Probably Isn’t

    Date: 2009.03.04 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Old lady entering hot tub: Where are the bubbles?
    Life Guard: (jokingly) You have to make your own.
    Old lady: I didn’t think that was legal in public.

    St. Paul, YWCA
    Overheard by Now she knows.

  • Building A Foundation Of Trust

    Date: 2009.02.18 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Ghetto braski #1: So, you’re moving in with this chick?
    Ghetto braski #2: Well, not until the results of the paternity test.
    Ghetto braski #1: Yeah, good idea.

    Minneapolis, Downtown YMCA locker room
    Overheard by Drama-free roommate.

  • So Not Very Well?

    Date: 2009.02.13 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Girl lifeguard #1: How is your half-plastic baby doing?
    Girl lifeguard #2: It’s made of silicon, not plastic.

    Mankato, YMCA
    Overheard by ZZH.

  • Are You Seeing Him Where Sinatra Should Be?

    Date: 2009.01.24 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Middle aged woman with a British accent, regarding Obama’s inauguration: It was the best day of my life. Even more exciting than my marriage.  Or the birth of my two children.

    Minneapolis, YWCA locker room
    Overheard by your poor family.

  • That’s All I Can Do That Early In The Morning

    Date: 2009.01.18 | Category: all | Response: 0

    College girl #1: I don’t know how people can get up and work out at 5:30 in the morning.
    College girl #2: Well, if they go to bed early…
    College girl #1: Yeah, like at 3 in the afternoon!
    College girl #2: Yeah, I know. I once took a class at like 7am.
    College girl #1: Even that’s too early. My body is so tired I can barely…  pee that early in the morning.

    Winona, YMCA
    Overheard by Maybe she should wear Depends.

  • Go For The Straightforward Approach

    Date: 2009.01.11 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Girl #1: God, I just wish it was warm enough to wear flip flops.
    Girl #2: I’ll flip YOUR flop.
    Girl #1: What?
    Girl #2: It’s an expression, duh.

    Plymouth, Lifetime
    Overheard by …nope, I dont think it is.

  • Stacy And Clinton Won’t Be Happy

    Date: 2008.12.30 | Category: all | Response: 0

     Loud, eccentric woman wearing brightly striped tights with her outfit: Tights! I’m telling you.  Tights are the key to tying together an outfit.  When things just don’t go together, you gotta get some fun tights or stockings.  Tights make everything better.

    Minneapolis, YWCA locker room
    Overheard by I can think of a lot of better things than tights.

  • Don’t Tell Us Where You Get Your Milk

    Date: 2008.12.12 | Category: all | Response: 0

    Personal trainer to client: There’s some protein in milk, but there’s more in dairy.

    Highland Park, Lifetime Fitness
    Overheard by Rico Suave.