Workout Routines

Top 10 Workout Fails of All Time: Funny Video Clips

Everyone who exercises eats it at some point, but most of us have had the good fortune not to do so while a camera was rolling. These guys weren’t so lucky.


Don’t try this at home. In fact, don’t try this anywhere.

1. Bedroom Gym FAIL

Fact: 98 percent of all amateur workout videos are recorded by guys in their underwear. Why? Who knows why anyone does anything? Why didn’t this guy stabilize this door with a couple of doorstops and some cinderblocks? He does understand how doors work, right? The basic function of a door is that it both opens and closes. It is not, by nature, a stable barrier. And that ladder—it’s designed to support weight vertically, not horizontally. This guy is a Darwin Award waiting to happen. But let’s not be too hard on him. Give it up to homeboy for trying to turn his room into a Gold’s Gym—hey, we were all 15 once—but there’s a way to do it where you don’t end up on your ass.