Humor Web Humor These People Haven't Quite Gotten The Hang of Working Out Share PINTEREST Email Print Hill Street Studios / Getty Images Humor Memes Funny Videos Holiday Humor By Beverly Jenkins Beverly Jenkins is a humor and pop culture writer. She has published three web humor books and six calendars, including You Had One Job! and Photobombed. our editorial process Beverly Jenkins Updated June 15, 2018 01 of 20 I Meant To Do That! Via Twitter @UnkemptShow. Everybody knows that you're supposed to exercise in order to maintain good physical health, but if we're being completely honest, most people work out for one reason and one reason only: They want to look good naked. That means that at any given gym, you're going to find only a handful of true athletes who are there for the endorphin rush and all that jazz; the rest of the gym-goers you'll find are average Joes who are dragging themselves through a workout routine so that they can stay trim enough to button their pants each morning. Sometimes these workout wannabes jump right into joining a gym with zero training or knowledge of how all of that fancy Nautilus equipment actually works, which is where the comedy of the #gymfail comes in! All of the people in the gifs below are working very hard at getting fit, and we applaud them for their efforts, really! But, quite frankly... they're doing it wrong, and they look ridiculous. Don't believe us? See for yourself. 02 of 20 Whoa, Whoa, Whoa! Via Giphy. This is one of the funniest treadmill clips on the internet (and there are a lot of treadmill fails to choose from!). The best part, IMHO, is when his shoe goes flying up at the end. 03 of 20 Am I Doing This Right? Via Giphy. We've seen a lot of food-related fails on the web, but this takes the cake! What do you think - is this an ingenious snack-delivery system, or did he miss the point of this whole 'exercising' thing? 04 of 20 Well, That Was Unexpected Giphy That awkward moment when you're working out and suddenly you find yourself looking squarely at your own butt. She looks strikingly similar to that bizarre (but hilarious!) Kate Moss statue from a few years ago! Also, ouch! That really had to hurt. 05 of 20 Pow, Right In The Kisser! 4Gifs.com We're not exactly sure what these two gym bros were trying to accomplish with this pose, but we're certain that he wasn't expecting to take a 10-pound weight to the face. 06 of 20 Nice Form, Bad Move Giphy Sorry, dude, but you are going to have to put a pin in that dream of becoming an exotic dancer. 07 of 20 Speaking Of Pole Dancing Fails Giphy This is painful to watch. He didn't even come close, but good for him for getting out there in his Underoos to show us how bad he is at pole dancing. 08 of 20 Y Tho? 4Gifs.com Has she never seen a chair before? Somebody, please help this clueless lady out! 09 of 20 That Does Not Look Comfortable Giphy Is she working on strengthening her neck? Because whatever it is that she's doing, isn't doing much. 10 of 20 Having A Ball Giphy What exactly was the goal here? What did he THINK was going to happen? 11 of 20 Nice Try Senorgif He seems to be working up a pretty good sweat for someone who is doing completely ineffectual exercise moves! 12 of 20 Rage Against The Machine gifak.net Again, we're not sure what he was actually trying to do with this machine, but we're 100% certain that this wasn't it. 13 of 20 What Planet (Fitness) Are You From? Giphy Whee! What a fun bouncy thingy! I could sit on it and bounce all day long! Buddy, it's not a piece of playground equipment. Someone send help! 14 of 20 What A Dummy dotgifs Watch out, Chuck Norris. This man will mess you up with his slick ninja moves! 15 of 20 Getting Ready For Bikini Season Like: Giphy Maybe ease off the caffeine a little, girlfriend. You're giving ME heart palpitations! 16 of 20 What Muscle Group Does This Target? Giphy It must be 'Take Your Mom To Workout' day. 17 of 20 The Chocolate Workout Giphy Finally, a workout routine I can get on board with! Sign me up for this class. 18 of 20 When Tarzan Hits The Gym Giphy You can take the man out of the jungle, but you can't take the jungle out of the man. 19 of 20 Oh Hi, Physics Giphy We did not see that coming. Oh wait, yes we did because we're aware of how basic physics work. 20 of 20 Last But Not Least.... 4gifs Possibly the greatest exercise gif on the planet! This is what you get for setting up a video camera of yourself lifting weights. Dogs always seem to find a way to keep their humans humble. Don't let these gym fails keep you from working on your bods, friends! We're sure nothing like this would ever happen to you... but if it does, please take videos.