"Spotters?! Who needs them?"
That's an actual sentence spoken by a man in this slideshow. He says it moments before failing a bench press and having to roll 330 pounds of weight onto his groin—because he doesn't believe in safety.
Needless to say, this man is not an athlete. He—like almost everyone else in this slideshow—is just a regular guy trying to stay healthy but is doing it incorrectly.
The following is a guide on how not to work out, complete with pain-level indexing and remedies on how to treat/avoid these painful and embarrassing workout moments.
Granted, I'm no professional trainer, but if you follow these basic tips, you might finish your lift with a set of mint-condition ribs.
Warning: This slideshow contains videos with adult language and content. If you have a weak stomach, it's time for you to bail.