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17 Signs You Hate The Gym But Love To Work Out

Cold, detached equipment is just such a turn off.

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1. There was a time when you thought working out only looked like this:

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Looking at other people's biceps.

3. You'd rather chew on your fingernails than stay on a treadmill for 40 minutes.

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4. But running outside is pretty damn refreshing.

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Even therapeutic at times too.

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5. Just thinking of gym membership prices makes you cringe more than the thought of going on the elliptical.

I love when my gym membership is most expensive expense this week. #NowYouKnow

6. Their monochrome colors and stale smells make workouts seem like chores.

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7. Whereas nature has all the power to make you forget that you're technically exercising.

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Walking, hiking, jogging, kayaking, anything that allows you to explore.

8. You have absolutely no idea how to use 90% of the equipment in those mega-gyms anyway.

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9. Sometimes, all those machines feel a bit impersonal.

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11. You find comfort in the basics, like mats, exercise balls, and a good old barbell.

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12. And when you realized you could work out right in your living room, it was a total game changer.

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13. Group workouts outside the gym are also your absolute jam — like whatever the hell is happening here.

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Yoga = falling on top of sweaty friends.

15. You know how to get creative with your workouts.

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Playgrounds and benches are all you need in life.

16. And you're just as fit as those people who spend hours inside a sweaty gym.

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AND INFINITELY HAPPIER than you would be if you did the same — which is what really matters most.

17. So basically, there's no reason for you to ever join a gym.

Unless they start providing puppy workout buddies. In that case, sign us all up.