1. Every day, you wake up with a different muscle sore than yesterday.

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As they should be.

2. You’re always marked with bruises or wounds from all your hard work and effort you put into your last workout.

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Bruises of box jumps past.

3. People are constantly commenting on how calloused your hands are or asking if they hurt.

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THIS IS WHAT HARD WORK LOOKS LIKE.

4. You have to budget your money better than anyone else so you can afford your essential before- and after-workout supplements.

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All necessary.

5. And nothing is more frustrating than trying to find that scoop in a new container of powder.

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HINT: It’s all the way at the bottom.

6. Your friends think your only interest in life is working out…

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Which is kind of true.

7. …most likely because you’re constantly making up excuses so you can hit the gym instead of going out with them on the weekends.

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Technically, you’re at a “bar.”

8. Your phone’s storage is usually full because of all the mirror selfies you’ve taken to track your progress.

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Guess I can delete this one from five years ago…

9. You barely have any room for new clothes because your workout outfits take up the majority of space in your closet.

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10. And most of your dirty athletic clothes are COVERED with chalk marks and sweat stains.

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Gonna have to wash these ASAP.

11. Your bedtime is usually around 9 p.m. so you can wake up for your morning workout alarm.

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So early but I NEED to start my day off sweating.

12. You CONSTANTLY have to go to bathroom because you’re always hydrating yourself to prepare or recover from a workout.

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Those electrolytes don’t replenish themselves.

13. You’ve lost friends on social media because they can’t handle how much you post about your #fitness.

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You mad, bro?

14. A relationship is almost out of the question unless they’re fit enough to work out with you.

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The dumbbell is your one true love.

15. You have basically no room in your cupboards for anything but BlenderBottles.

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The perfect bottle for everything.

16. You have to buy deodorant IN BULK because you’re constantly sweating off layers.

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And that sometimes you STILL run out.

17. Rest days are torture because you feel like you’re cheating yourself out of a damn good workout.

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Even if it’s on a beach.

18. You’ll do ANYTHING to get over a sickness as quickly as possible so you don’t miss more days at the gym.

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WHY ME?

19. And you’re rarely ever pleased with your current personal best…

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…but that’s only because you know you can always push yourself further.

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