Date: March 18, 2022 Posted by: Rohit Gupta In: Viral Videos
Smith Machine Squat Death Video Reddit Explained: Woman Dies During Squat On Smith Machine
Video shared for information, transparency and awareness. Viewer discretion is advised. A woman was crushed to death after she tried squatting 400 pounds inside a gym in Mexico.
The woman reportedly tried to lift the nearly 400 pound barbell in front of her daughter at Gym Fitness Sport gymnasium in Peralvillo on Monday.
Video of the incident shows the woman attempting to squat the barbell on a Smith machine inside the gym in Mexico. But the barbell appears to be too heavy and falls on her, crushing her neck against a bench below and killing her on the spot.
Nearby gym-goers eventually come to the woman’s aid and lift the barbell, with the woman then slumping lifeless on the floor, the footage shows.
An investigation is ongoing.
According to news this video recorded from a gym in Mexico and has gone viral on Twitter, Reddit and all social media platform with the video showing the death of a woman as she was in the midst of doing a squat. The tragic video shows a barbell coming down on the woman’s neck and striking her with such brute force that she ended up losing her life.
Reddit user @u/LearnShiit posted a video and showed that the women and her daughter were new to the gym and did not have much experience with lifting the weights on a Smith Machine. The mother attempted to lift a 405 lbs. She was able to lift it initially, but while she was trying to touch the bench, she could not handle the weight and fell on the bench in front of her daughter and after died.
The weight lifting bar crushed her neck, resulting in instant death. It took three men to lift the weight from her neck. The mother died on the spot while her daughter witnessed the whole Incident in shock.
The video first went viral in February 2022 when it was shared by an Instagram page called USA Crime.
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They posted the graphic video on February 23rd and claimed that a “woman crushed to death in gym after she tried squatting 400 pounds inside a gym in Mexico”.
The page also claimed that the incident occurred at Gym Fitness Sport gymnasium in Peralvillo in February where the mother was allegedly killed in front of her daughter.
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The identity and name of the gym, the mother, and the daughter are unknown. The only information mentioned about the victim is that she was from Mexico. The exact date of the Incident is unknown. It is said that the Incident took place in the last week of February.
NOTE “Please be educated and careful at the gym. I did not wanna traumatize myself watching the video of the smith machine accident but I read about it. Know your limits and don’t worry about hitting PRs all the time. You’ll get there slowly just be safe while lifting.”
Be careful and more importantly BE SMART. Understand the equipment and know your body’s limits!”
Well, just saw the video of a lady getting killed by a Smith machine.
Be careful and more importantly BE SMART. Understand the equipment and know your body's limits!
— Matt Dougherty (@MDoug71) March 12, 2022
The video of the lady in Mexico getting crushed to death by the smith machine will forever haunt me 😭
— La reina (@r0se_g0ld_) March 15, 2022