One of my first days at the gym I saw this guy. Overweight, past his 40s, walking like if he was some kind of tormented soul roaming an old castle. His form doing any exercice is awful, takes a long time of rest between sets (of waving light DB, etc.) and so on.
Now, some time later, he's still doing the same. I kinda feel pity for him because he's obviously not going to see any progress at all, but I don't feel qualified enough to give him any guidance. I was also surprised that no one would help him since people there are quite friendly...but the other day I discovered why.
I was doing bench press and two guys were doing decline bench press nearby. They were doing some spotting and paying lots of attention to form and all that. Serious stuff.
So, close to those benches where we were there's an armchair. So one of the guys had his bag over the armchair and his bottle of water nearby, in the floor...so our tormented soul arrives and shouts, from like 5-6 meters away, "Whose that bag? Take it out" so the guy is in shock and takes the bag out. "And the bottle too".
Then he proceeds to sit down on the armchair...
When I left the gym, around one hour later, he was still sitting there. Nice attitude and manners. I'm sure that's why no one tries to help him.