Psyching yourself up to exercise is kind of like psyching yourself up to get in the shower. It can take an unbelievable amount of time and effort, but you’re glad you managed to convince yourself once you’re doing it.
At least, that’s what it’s like for all us lazy, normal people. When you’re a certified gym bro, every push is worth it for the gains. In fact, going to the gym is almost like a treat. Those endorphins are very powerful if you experience them often enough, and they carry on to every aspect outside of your life when you’re a devotee. It only takes one conversation with an exercise obsessive to realize.
Not everybody responds well to constant conversations about gains, so it’s important to have some other outlets. Memes are a natural response to this conundrum, and they’re an amusing one, too. Let them fuel the next session.