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Why I Ditched the Gym for YouTube

On the humiliations of public exercise and the joys of working out alone

Illustration: Kiki Ljung

II clasp my hands together. I raise my arms over my head. Lift my knee. Lower my arm unit to touch said knee. Repeat on the other side. Soon I’ll be stepping from side to side. Jumping. Lunging. Holding my trembling body in the plank position.




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Carly J Hallman

Carly J Hallman

Just another 30-something writing about the internet, nostalgia, culture, entertainment, and life. Author, screenwriter, copywriter.

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