Despite what social media might lead you to believe, there are plenty of people who would rather do just about anything instead of hitting the gym before work on a weekday morning. Because let's face it: Being healthy is hard work (and expensive!), and not everyone is going to love doing it, even if you know it's ~important~.
But if you, too, hate exercising with the fiery passion of a thousand suns, you're definitely not alone. Here are just a few hilariously relatable tweets from people who totally get the struggle of forcing yourself to exercise.
I go to the gym so infrequently that I still call it the James.— Alec Sulkin (@thesulk) April 8, 2013
Gym Instructor: So what’s your favourite machine to use here at the gym?— anti joke apple (@antijokeapple) August 30, 2014
Me: The Vending Machine
I need a playlist for when I deeply consider going to the gym but then don't.— Akilah Hughes (@AkilahObviously) July 2, 2015
technology is cool because you can text someone & tell them you're at the gym when you're really just watching tv with your pants unbuttoned— Mary Charlene (@IamEnidColeslaw) November 29, 2014
I never *want* to exercise but as soon as I start it's like "Ok, I still don't really wanna do this," but then when I'm done it's like "Ok."— Kevin Farzad (@KevinFarzad) January 4, 2015
How long are you supposed to rest in between sets at the gym? Like 6 months?— philippe iujvidin (@philyuck) September 10, 2015
*puts on sports bra*— bogadafet (@bogadafet) October 15, 2015
Well, that's enough exercise for today...
The gym is a place for people carrying out punishments from greek gods, as in a bike that goes nowhere & a weight that falls on your chest.— Aparna Nancherla (@aparnapkin) March 26, 2017
I wish I loved exercise as much as I love napping 3 times a day and eating 5 times the suggested serving size.— pakalu papito (@pakalupapito) June 7, 2016
It's time for us all to admit the "endorphin rush" you get after exercise is just an overwhelming sense of relief it's over.— Sarah T. (@SarahThyre) July 30, 2014
Saw a couple holding hands while jogging and it made me hopeful that one day I will meet someone who will hate them with me.— Robin McCauley Lynch (@RobinMcCauley) March 5, 2014
*walks into starbucks instead of using drive-thru* no one can match my dedication to exercise— Anne T. Donahue (@annetdonahue) February 19, 2017
My sole source of exercise is getting into jeans after they've been through the dryer.— Matt Bellassai (@MattBellassai) November 22, 2014
Just cancelled my gym membership and I guarantee it's better than any runner's high— Brandy Jensen (@BrandyLJensen) April 29, 2016
Sit-ups are the best exercise because they include the most lying down.— Spencer Robinson (@13spencer) March 27, 2014
My favorite exercise at the gym is pretending I don't need help with the machines.— Mike Drucker (@MikeDrucker) September 24, 2012
I joined a gym and my credit card company sent me a fraud alert— Ayesha A. Siddiqi (@AyeshaASiddiqi) March 21, 2016
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This article originally appeared on Cosmopolitan.com. Minor edits have been made by the Cosmo.ph editors.