Thoughts You Have When Working Out But Never Say

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If we are being real, we aren’t always in the zone when hitting the gym.

I know I’m not the only one who looks in the mirror and says “I am going to have Beyonce’s butt and Michelle Obama’s arms by the time I’m done with this workout,” but here is what we are all thinking during the maddness:


Please tell me I don’t look like that…


Is that puddle of sweat mine??


I bet they can see my crack through these workout pants…


I might need a new gym partner…


I wonder if they see me jammin in-between sets?


Is that smell me or you??


Don’t trip. Don’t trip. Don’t trip. 


He’s cute… I hope he doesn’t watch my facial expressions.


Abs, are we there yet?


Now let’s grub and do this all over tomorrow, and the next day, and the next day, and the next day… dang flabbit.


Share with me what you think about while you’re killin’ it in the gym!


  1. This post made me laugh out loud because I’ve caught myself thinking every one of those things in the past. I prefer to workout at home now, where I’m not as worried about stuff like that, I save money – and no one notices when I do (or don’t) show up.

    But seriously? “Dang flabbit.” I spit out my water.

    1. Haha Brandi, I definitely understand your preference on working out at home! But’s that why I have to go publicly, so I make sure I go!!

  2. Haha! I can totally relate to this! It’s funny but also very true. It would be nice to workout without having to worry about all of this, which is why I prefer to just workout at home most of the time.

  3. I haven’t been to the gym since August. I’m inspired, however, it’s almost midnight and I have work in the morning… maybe tomorrow?

  4. lol. i think of some very intersting things too. while working out.

  5. Thanks for bringing humor into working out! It doesn’t have to be so serious. I am sure we all experience these thoughts I know I do!

  6. This is all so true!! Usually it’s when i’m doing intense strength training and i’m feeling the burn, I’m screaming at myself in my head telling my to push harder through the pain. And then I wonder what my face actually looks like while thinking this. haha

  7. I am pretty sure that I have had every single one of these thoughts working out. Especially the first one, because I always look at myself after a workout and am like ‘who are you?’ haha!

  8. This was a good one! I’m always just trying to not laugh at my shows too loudly so that others might stare. Or I’m worried that the staff is going to come in during my workout to let me know that my youngest needs to be changed in the middle of my workout…

    1. Steven, if that happens please let me know because I would be laughing at that for dayssss (even though you might not haha)

  9. HAHAH YAS!! Okay but let’s not forget “this is such a great workout! How can I reward myself..CAKE”

  10. Hahaha this s post definitely made me laugh!!! I have thought almost all of these while working out!

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