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Cool Fitness Tattoos That Just Might Make You Want to Get Inked Up

Dumbbell Love

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What better way to show your love for the weight room than with a dumbbell heart?

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Wheels Up

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The perfect branding for a cyclist: a unique tattoo that shows off your wheels. (Add that to the reasons why cycling is totally badass.)

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Queen of the Road

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Or, one that let's people know they've just been passed by the queen.

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A Marathon Souvenir

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Anyone who powered through 26.2 miles deserves to get it tatted wherever they want. Since you can't wear your medal everywhere you go, might as well put a mini trophy on your foot.

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The 5th Chakra

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This yogi's tattoo is a symbol of the throat chakra (perfectly placed on the back of her neck) and the saying "sat nam," which means "true identity." (Get to know your third third eye chakra with this yoga meditation.)

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Live, Love, Lift

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When lifting is bae, a bicep barbell tattoo with this slogan says it all.

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Running Gives You Wings

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Marathoning gives you wings—or, at least, gorgeous winged tattoos.

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Good Vibrations

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This yogi gets deep with her om tattoo: "Om is not just a sound, vibration or symbol. It is the entire cosmos, whatever we can see, touch, hear and feel."

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What Doesn't Kill You

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For some people, weight lifting is the ultimate therapy; this girl captions her Instagram tattoo pic, "in a world that can easily make you weak, be strong." (And there are plenty of other reasons you should try lifting heavy weights too.)

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Like a Fish

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For a dedicated swimmer, this is the perfect delicate tat to show off in the pool.

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A Constant Reminder

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No matter what your workout of choice, this tattoo is a constant reminder what your body can do. If you can make it through that HIIT class, you can make it through anything, right?

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Yogi Words

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Having namaste—"my soul recognizes your soul"—written on your shoulder keeps you constantly channeling yogi mindfulness towards others. (Does that make you a true yogi?)

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Big Weights, Little Tat

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Sometimes the biggest, most badass workout can be represented by the tiniest tattoo.

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Half-Marathon Fire

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What makes the perfect running tattoo? An abstract runner, a mark of finishing a milestone race, a pair of wings, and an inspiration quote. (Use these Tips to Tackle Your Next Race.)

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Made of Iron

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All you need for the perfect triathlete gang: matching Iron Man logo tattoos. (Here are tips for tackling one yourself.)

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