And by “himself,” we mean himself. Like, his “appendage.”
The weight was one of those big round ones, you know, the kind that slide over the end of a barbell. Anyway, for whatever reason, he decided to slide it over a different kind of barbell (dumbbell in this case), and that’s when he discovered that the roughly 5-pound weight became stuck.
After some failed attempts to free himself, he wound up calling a rescue crew. Here’s what they posted to Facebook after the fact. It’s in German, since this happened in Germany:
The man had to be sedated so rescue crews could use several power tools to cut the weight off of his nether region.