Why 'The Rock' Works Out With a Toilet in His Squat Rack

Why does he need that in his gym?

The Rock

WWE legend Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is a workout animal. The 6-foot-5, 260-pound beast is always in the gym. Check out his Instagram. It's filled with The Rock's huge muscles and workouts. But in his latest workout post, something strange appears.

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It's not the quantity of sweat drenching his shirt or his massive biceps. It's the oddly placed toilet in the background by the squat rack.

Caption:

"Yup, there's a toilet in the squat rack.
We got after it hardcore this week at my good bud @gunnarfitness' spot in LA. Intense chest, tri's and neck training.
Gunnar keeps a toilet (non-functioning) in the rack which [is] a whole other level of psychological bad assery.
My old man used to kick my ass so hard in the gym when I was a kid, he'd say, "if you're gonna throw up go outside, and if you're gonna cry then go home to your mother." If only we had this brilliant toilet in the gym idea when I was a kid, I'd would've never had to go outside.
#GrindDNA #HardestWorkersInTheRoom #AndNoOneGoesHomeToMama"

So not only does it work as a motivator, it's also functional in case The Rock needs to vomit mid-workout. It's not hard to believe that The Rock's workouts are so extreme he may have to.


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