A Definitive Ranking Of The 12 Worst Exercises

Exer*sighs*

Working out is great.

A Definitive Ranking Of The 12 Worst Exercises

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Except for when it’s not.

Except for when it's not.

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Because certain exercises can be impossible/annoying/generally terrible.

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12. Like cycling on a stationary bike.

Like cycling on a stationary bike.

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Can’t even feel the burn.Too busy feeling butt breaking from seat.

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11. Ellipticals.

Ellipticals.

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Which way is forwards? Which way is backwards? I kind of feel like Gandalf with these handles.

10. Running on a treadmill.

Running on a treadmill.

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Working out, feeling good, master of running.

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What do you mean it’s only been 3 minutes?

What do you mean it's only been 3 minutes?

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The correct way to run on a treadmill.

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Liz Lemon is a fitness guru.

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9. Leg presses/leg curls/anything on a machine for your legs.

Leg presses/leg curls/anything on a machine for your legs.

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Ugh at least I’m sitting.

8. Wall sits.

Wall sits.

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I TAKE THAT BACK. I HATE SITTING.

7. Bicep curls.

Bicep curls.

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Biceps, triceps, deltoids, flextoids, quadraceps what even is arm muscle nomenclature.

Because there is no way to not look like a jerk while you do them.

Because there is no way to not look like a jerk while you do them.

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6. Pilates: the hundred

Pilates: the hundred

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NECK STRAIN.

5. Any variation of a crunch/sit-up.

Any variation of a crunch/sit-up.

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MORE NECK STRAIN.

4. Any variation of a crunch/sit-up on a medicine ball.

Any variation of a crunch/sit-up on a medicine ball.

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The sad irony of not being able to balance on a balance ball.

3. Aerobics/dance/kickboxing/any combination of all three classes in mirror-walled rooms.

Aerobics/dance/kickboxing/any combination of all three classes in mirror-walled rooms.

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^WHAT YOU THINK YOU LOOK LIKE.

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^WHAT YOU ACTUALLY LOOK LIKE IN THE MIRROR.

2. Burpees

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First burpee: Psh, easy as pie.

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After five burpees: WHY IS THIS HAPPENING TO ME

After five burpees: WHY IS THIS HAPPENING TO ME

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And the worst exercise of them all:

1. Planks.

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MODIFIED PLANKS.

MODIFIED PLANKS.

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ARM EXTENSION PLANKS.

ARM EXTENSION PLANKS.

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SIDE PLANKS.

SIDE PLANKS.

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ARM EXTENSION SIDE PLANKS.

ARM EXTENSION SIDE PLANKS.

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KNEE TUCK PLANKS.

KNEE TUCK PLANKS.

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PLANK JACKS.

PLANK JACKS.

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KICKING PLANKS.

KICKING PLANKS.

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EVERY KIND OF PLANK THAT HAS EVER BEEN DONE EVER.

EVERY KIND OF PLANK THAT HAS EVER BEEN DONE EVER.

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*collapses physically and emotionally*

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