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People Share Embarrassing Stories From Trying to Get in Shape

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The first step is admitting you need help

If you regularly hit the gym, then kudos! You’re on your way to achieving the body that you want and leading a healthier life. Even if you’re just starting out, every little bit helps. But when you’re surrounded by large, heavy machinery meant to help sculpt your body, things can go very wrong. These people tell their all-too-familiar stories about those times in the gym when they totally overestimated the strength of their muscles.

man in workout clothes in pain

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Having a spotter may have saved these people some embarrassment.