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What's An Amazing Reason To Work Out That Has Nothing To Do With Weight Loss?

Like having the strength to complete one pull-up. JUST ONE.

When it comes to fitness, weight loss isn't everything. Tbh, it's really just one reason some people might exercise. There are literally tons of other reasons to work out, too.

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And with the new year quickly approaching, you might be thinking about what your fitness goals are for 2018.

If you have a reason to work out besides losing weight — or changing your body in general — we want to hear about it!

(Not that there's anything wrong with having the goal to change your body, it's just not what we're exploring in this particular post.)

Maybe you've always wanted to run a marathon, and finally decided that this year is going to be THE YEAR.

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Or maybe it's another kind of event that you've wanted to do, like a mud run or triathlon, and you're getting ready to start training.

Or maybe you're a traveler who's tired AF of always struggling to carry your bag upstairs, and you're not going to take it anymore!

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So you're ready to start lifting weights and building strength.

Perhaps you're just trying to be more active AND you've wanted to ride your bike more. So now you're going to do both.

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It's a win-win. Get it!

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And who knows, you might discover you're really passionate about it.

Or maybe your goal is to finally, FINALLY accomplish a single pull-up.

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Or perhaps even a set of 10...eventually?

So tell us: What's your fitness goal that's unrelated to weight loss or any other body composition goal?

Leave a sentence or two in the box below and feel free to get as detailed as you can. Tell us about what your goal is, why you decided this was going to be the year you got it done, and what you hope to get out of it — along with anything else that you think needs to be said.

Your submissions could be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Health post.