23 Things You Know If You Actually Love The Gym

1. You're that annoying person in the gym who actually, genuinely loves to be there unlike all the other grumpy folk who look like they want to die.

You're that annoting person in the gym...

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2. You know the names of every. Single. Trainer in the place…

You know the names of every. Single. Trainer

3. In fact, you're there so often, fellow gym users presume you're a trainer too - which makes you feel pretty darn good about yourself.

fellow gym users presume you're a trainer too

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4. Then, even when you tell them you're not, they still ask you for advice or how to maintain your motivation.

they still ask you for advice

5. But when you tell them once they start, they won't stop, they look at you with a “yeah, sure” face.

they look at you with a “yeah, sure” face

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6. Taking gym selfies in front of everyone does not faze you.

Taking gym selfies

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7. You love creating before and after shots of your progress.

shots of your progress

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8. But not as much as showing them off to anyone who will look.

showing them off

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9. You're part of the 6am club – or 5am club if your gym lets you in that early. Actually you'd rather stay there all night if you could. SCREW SLEEP (unless it messes with your gains, then don't screw sleep. Sleep is important).

10. You find yourself vibrating with excitement when you walk into the gym and see the squat rack is free (and not surrounded by numpties doing bicep curls).

when you walk into the gym and see the squat rack is free

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11. This thing brings you joy…

This thing brings you joy…

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12. Walking into an empty gym is like walking into Disney World.

Walking into an empty gym

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3. You're not afraid to speak to anyone and everyone about the gym or your gains.

speak to anyone and everyone about the gym or your gains

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14. Towards the end of the gym week you find yourself performing the sniff test to see if you can get away with wearing the same sweaty top 2 days in a row because you have no other clean gym clothes.

performing the sniff test

15. Protein is life.

Protein is life.

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16. Carbs are no longer public enemy number 1. Instead they are the fuel of gains and energy.

Carbs are no longer public enemy number 1

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17. Your closet is 90% active wear, 5% trainers and 5% all other clothes.

Your closet is 90% active wear

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18. You feel sad when your gym buddy can't workout today - but then kinda love it because you get to smash through your session like a boss.

You feel sad when your gym buddy can't workout today

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19. You are constantly hungry and trying to work out how you can fuel yourself with the right foods so you don't mess up your macros.

You are constantly hungry

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20. Sunday is now known as food prep day.

Sunday is now known as food prep day

21. You love writing gym plans for yourself, for your friends, for the stranger you see every morning walking their dog, for the barista in the coffee shop. EVERYONE.

You love writing gym plans for yourself

22. You know rest days are really important but you find it super difficult to actually rest.

You know rest days are really important but

23. But most off all, you love seeing those gains take shape.


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