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18 Reasons You Should Avoid Lifting Weights At All Costs

It's great for your health and body goals and makes you feel like a superhero. SO AVOID IT AT ALL COSTS.

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1. Because who actually cares about having less body fat?

Reducing body fat for aesthetic or health reasons with lifting? PASS.
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Reducing body fat for aesthetic or health reasons with lifting? PASS.

2. Also, what is the big deal about burning calories faster?

More muscle mass means faster metabolism. Ugh.

3. And nobody wants a workout that's quick AND effective.

You know you'd rather just spend hours on a treadmill thankyouverymuch.
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You know you'd rather just spend hours on a treadmill thankyouverymuch.

4. What's so great about workouts that can be done with tons of different types of equipment?

Nothing, that's what.
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Nothing, that's what.

5. Muscles? On women? WHO NEEDS THAT?

Body composition results you can mostly control? Yuck!
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Body composition results you can mostly control? Yuck!

6. And we can all admit that workouts that are beginner-friendly are 😢.

Why do an accessible, beginner-friendly dumbbell workout that walks you through every movement when you can stick with something that totally intimidates you?
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Why do an accessible, beginner-friendly dumbbell workout that walks you through every movement when you can stick with something that totally intimidates you?

7. And let's not forget about how much it sucks to be able to lug your own groceries, suitcases, etc.

Asking for help with your carry-on FTW!
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Asking for help with your carry-on FTW!

8. Being able to exercise outside of the gym STINKS.

Fact: Fresh air and sunshine are terrible for fitness.
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Fact: Fresh air and sunshine are terrible for fitness.

9. And feeling confident is so BLAH.

10. And less stressed? Hard pass.

11. Ditto having higher self-esteem.

Yawn.

12. Working out with friends is the pits.

13. And what's the BFD about having fun while you exercise?

Sounds overrated.
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Sounds overrated.

14. No one wants a workout they can do WITHOUT LEAVING THE HOUSE.

Exercise in the comfort of my own home? No thank you.
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Exercise in the comfort of my own home? No thank you.

15. Just say NOPE to feeling less stiff and tight.

And being more flexible.

16. Bottom line: Feeling like a boss is the literal worst.

17. And it's NOT badass.

18. So, just keep your distance when it comes to weightlifting. SERIOUSLY.

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