19 Things Only Women Who Lift Weights Will Understand
No you won't get "bulky".
When you first started lifting weights it was so HARD.
But you know everyone was a beginner once.
And the pain is absolutely worth it for those gains.
Gym bros love trying to give you unsolicited advice.
And you get stared at A LOT in the gym.
But you don’t care, because you’re strong and powerful.
And it feels AWESOME when you can lift more than a guy.
People think you'll end up looking like this.
But you're actually more like this.
Your metabolism is basically lightning fast.
You can't resist a press-up contest.
And sometimes you challenge people to arm wrestles when you’re drunk.
You're excellent at carrying groceries/suitcases and moving furniture.
Finding shirts that fit over your arms is an actual struggle.
But you sort of love showing off on the monkey bars whenever you pass a playground.
You don't really mind that your hands look like this.
And that your hair always looks sweaty AF.
Or that sometimes you feel like this after a workout.
Because you feel like an absolute boss when you get a new PB.
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