It’s been more than six months since the New Year and that means your resolutions are exactly where they need to be: forgotten. You probably don’t even remember half the promises you made yourself and have conveniently and consciously decided to ignore the ones that you do remember. And while usually, we here at BeBEAUTIFUL, are all for keeping you on the steady path to health and fitness—even we can share a laugh over some of the most ridiculous reasons to stay of the treadmill. We compile a list of the funniest ones we’ve heard yet and tell you why you shouldn’t give in to them.

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You are a humanist first and being fit is a secondary priority. Working out is hard and gruelling and insufferable and no one should have to go through it.

#BBSolution: Fair point—but you know what they say: Exercise! Because somehow, completely exhausting yourself will end up being the most relaxing part of your day.

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Sometimes when you get your fill of butter chicken, garlic-butter naan, butter-cream frosted cupcakes, batata-vada and a tumbler of masala chai, you just don’t look your svelte best for gymming attire. Maybe next week.

#BBSolution: Today is your day to start fresh, eat right, train hard, live healthy and be proud.

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Because you like smelling like a bed of roses, always. The thought of being reduced to a stinking, sweaty mess albeit for an hour a day, is a thought you can’t seem to fathom.

#BBSolution: Ditch the cardio if sweating is your issue—swim it out! Plus nothing quite beats a monsoon dip.

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“Couples who CrossFit together, stay together.” The thought of being witness to this gooey, happy-go-lucky love is enough to keep you in the bed longer than the track.

#BBSolution: Goethe once said “Everything is hard before it’s easy.”

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You’re doing a service to society by staying indoors. No one should have to see those faces, grunts and unworldly sounds you make while burning the calories.

#BBSolution: “Giving up on your goal because of one setback is like slashing your other three tires because you got one flat.” – Inspirational Pinterest Quote.

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Because spandex is really not your thing.

#BBSolution: Have you checked out Adidas’ latest crop-top, work out short combo? Even a pig would look smoking in a pair of those.

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Why in the world would you waste your time working out when you just as well could be watching television, or reading a book, or aimlessly browsing the net, or petting the dog, or doing absolutely anything else…?

#BBSolution: You’re not going to get the butt you want by sitting on it, now are you?

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Because it’s raining. And yes, that is a good enough reason.

#BBSolution: Don’t be guilty of killing your workout. Motivation is what gets you started, habit is what keeps you going. Get in it for the big run.