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Jackie Warner

Wow…

Do you guys WATCH this show?

Man…I think I’m addicted to it!

Jackie Warner is the owner of a High Scale Gym in LA. She also is Lesbian, (which accounts for a lot of “drama” on the show). The fact that it is “real” makes it even more intriguing.

And let me tell you guys…JACKIE IS A PIMP IN ALL SENSE OF THE WORD, BABY! She picks up some of the hottest chicks in LA; scores in restaurants; and takes them home for one-nighters!

Check it out!

Mufasa

Jackie and Her Trainers

Classic Jackie:

She brings this hot chick (who is a trainer in her gym) to a restaurant and proceeds to make-out with her near the restroom.

They finish, go sit down…then ANOTHER hot chick that Jackie is doin’ comes in the restaurant, kisses her and sits down beside the two.

Now…if that was one of my “Boys”…they would be SO BUSTED! (Besides looking stupid and trying to lie!)

What does Jackie do? Sits between the two hotties during the meal, and flirts with then BOTH; wonders “What’s the DRAMA all about”; and takes one of them home after dinner to do the “Crunch and Munch”!

YEAH!!! I LOVE this women! Maybe ONE day I’ll be half the “playa’” she is!

LOL!

Mufasa

I’ll admit, I’m hooked on this show. It’s one of those it’s so bad it’s good kind of deals.

I get a kick out of Jesse and his near 20% bodyfat. Gotta love the PT’s that don’t follow their own advice.

The workout advice and routines they use aren’t the greatest, but the lesbian love triangles certainly make up for the lack of squat racks and bench presses!

I like the show too.

I think Jacki co-owns the gym with the girl from the first season of “The Biggest Loser”.

I can’t figure out why Jesse is so jealous, HE’S GAY!

I have a hot lesbian friend and the totally casual hookups, even among friend-friends, are like . . . shaking hands. It’s totally easy, carefree . . . they all (not all, but lots in her circle) do each other and talk about it with no drama amongst each other, do other chicks that they meet, and talk about it, and still do each other when they feel like it.

It’s a totally different dynamic than in the hetero male/female world, where straight females are afraid of being seen as sluts (and maybe afraid of the greater likleihood of catching STDs from sleeping with too many guys).

Among lesbians (at least my friend and her circle of friends) it’s just like . . . like they’re both of the mindset of straight guys: They all want to get laid all the time, aren’t afraid to make that known, and do so every chance they get. When both partners in the equation (in those case it’s two chicks) are of the same mindset, lots o’ lovin’ gets done.

So “getting laid” as a lesbian (or a gay guy, for that matter) is a much easier feat than it is for a straight male.

Thanks for the responses, guys!

As Dj said, it is sort of a “guilty pleasure” type of show.

About the training.

One of them said once that if they don’t get RESULTS for their clients, OR provide them “something extra”, they will go someplace else in the competitive LA market. So these guys becomes trainers, psychologist and often friends and confidants to their clients. (And THESE guys are damn good at it!)

There is a lot of circuit type of training to get the most weight/fat off in the shortest time possible.

Mufasa

Intresting, I’ll have to DVR it.
Can’t be any worse than flavor of love…

I think in one of TC’s Friday articles he wrote about how bad their gym setup is and the bad advice/training of the trainers and the owner were giving out. The article came out last year when the show first started out.

I’ve seen bits and pieces of it. It’s entertaining in a train-wreck kinda way.

The little bit That I’ve seen actually makes me wish somebody would make a reality show based around hardcore BB’ers, STrongman or Powerlifters.

Here’s the article.

http://www.T-Nation.com/findArticle.do?article=06-atomicdog-027

I thought Mufasa was being sarcastic.

Positives: The show has eye candy for most types. That’s about it.

If I want drama and “pimps” I just turn off the tv and live.

Negatives: It’s tv.

The show is hilarious - cotton candy for the mind.

Their workouts seem fine. I wouldn’t train that way, but the average trainee would do fine with it.

In fact most personal trainers do a fine job helping people get “into shape.” I don’t want to be “in shape,” though. I want to be vicious.

[quote]chubs108 wrote:
Negatives: It’s tv.[/quote]

This is true. All TV is shit. I don’t care how fucking edgy or cool or deep people say the Sopranos or Deadwood is. If it’s not a book, it’s shit. (Even a shit book is better than “great” TV.)

I watch my shit (Work Out, Iron Chef, Scrubs) and happily let others watch their shit. But, again, it’s still all shit.

Dirty Tiger:

Interesting about your wife!

Let me make sure I word this right…

I think that STRAIGHT WOMEN look at Lesbians with a LOT less “disgust” and derision compared to the way STRAIGHT MEN look at gay men.

So straight women will look at something like “Workout” or “The “L” Word” with a lot more curiosity and openness than straight men will look at say “Brokeback Mountain”. (I think a lot of straight men liked “Will and Grace” simply because it was FUNNY!)

Anyway…what do you guys think?

Mufasa

I have to admit it is definitely a guilty pleasure. The show is way more about sex and drama than it is about actually working out though. And what’s the deal with those silly necklaces all the trainees wear when they’re exercising?

After the preview that Bravo plays 24/7 with the guy doing total cheater EZ-bar curls, I opted to stay far far away.

[quote]CaliforniaLaw wrote:
chubs108 wrote:
Negatives: It’s tv.

This is true. All TV is shit. I don’t care how fucking edgy or cool or deep people say the Sopranos or Deadwood is. If it’s not a book, it’s shit. (Even a shit book is better than “great” TV.)

I watch my shit (Work Out, Iron Chef, Scrubs) and happily let others watch their shit. But, again, it’s still all shit.[/quote]

THAT IS FUCKING EPIC!

[quote]CaliforniaLaw wrote:
chubs108 wrote:
Negatives: It’s tv.

This is true. All TV is shit. I don’t care how fucking edgy or cool or deep people say the Sopranos or Deadwood is. If it’s not a book, it’s shit. (Even a shit book is better than “great” TV.)

I watch my shit (Work Out, Iron Chef, Scrubs) and happily let others watch their shit. But, again, it’s still all shit.[/quote]

You sound like my grandpa, only he calls it “Garbage” instead of shit.

Since the title of the thread is just the title of the show, I’m allowed to be contrary, right?

I watched three episodes and couldn’t take it. Jackie’s in great shape most, everyone else looks pretty weak, flabby, or both. I don’t expect champion-level bodybuilders or anything, but Jackie is the only one on the Show that’s in any sort of serious shape.

Season one of ‘The Real Housewives of Orange County’ (with Kimberly Bryant) was more relevant to fitness and working out than this show is. Hell, it was more relevant to being a housewife(s) too. Even the title is askew, the fact that the show is called ‘Work Out!’ and it’s just a reality version of ‘The L Word’ is irritating.

Moreover, if I wanted to see hot chicks wantonly hooking up with reckless abandon I’d just watch porn or surf the interne…

lucasa:

Yes…you ARE allowed!

Look guys…I ain’t setting this thing up for an Emmy. And it’s attraction has very little to do with working out. (It’s merely the backdrop of the show).

However, I don’t think that ANY of us watch PBS, “Animal Planet” or “serious” fair every time we watch the “Boob Tube”.

It’s pure escapist fluff for the brain.

Mufasa