A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006.

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Entry from July 14, 2016
“Squats for the thots” (weightlifting saying)

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“Curls for the girls” is a similar saying that has been cited in print since at least 1981. Other weightlifting sayings include “benches for the wenches,” “bis for the guys,” “calves for the chavs,” “cuts for the sluts,” “flies for the guys,” “glutes for the sloots,” “lats for the brats,” “no pecs, no sex,” “planks for the skanks,” “quads for the broads,” “rows for the hoes,” “squats for the hots,” “squats for the twats,” “traps for the chaps,” “traps for the chaps” and “tris for the guys.”


Twitter
palestino
‏@itsYoungMoe
Squats for the thots
12:00 AM - 7 Mar 2013

Twitter
Jack
‏@JackOPKlasey
Doin squats for the thots
6:09 PM - 27 Mar 2013

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E.M
‏@EGM0590
Squats for the thots
Quads for the broads
Curls for the gurls
Pecs for the sex
Tris for the guys
Bis also for the guys
12:53 AM - 16 Feb 2014

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wahala.
‏@eyebee4E
“Curls for the girls
Squats for the thots
And tris for your eyes 😉”

what I learn in workouts with Chris @SupremeAngelina @wokeuplikethis
10:06 PM - 16 Apr 2014

Twitter
Brendan
‏@B_Dowd1
Things to remember while lifting:
Curls for the girls
Squats for the thots
Glutes for the sloots
Weights before dates
10:41 PM - 14 Oct 2014

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Eric Sullivan
‏@esullivan2016
Lifting rules:
Curls for the Girls
Glutes for the Sloots
Bench for the Wench
Squats for the Thots
Deadlift.......well just deadlift.
9:22 PM - 5 Mar 2015

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CityExercise/Running/Health Clubs • Thursday, July 14, 2016 • Permalink