Friday , 22 September 2017

You Should Know Ballerinas Are More Hardcore Than You

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Ballet is totally metal.

Ballerinas literally put their entire body weight on their big toes.

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She is walking on two toes and making it look graceful. Two. Toes.

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Be in awe of this skill.

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Ballerinas are also insanely flexible.

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If this is not the most metal thing you have ever seen, you are a liar.

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And they have enough muscle strength to kick straight through your spine.

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Tigger wishes he could bounce this high.

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Naturally all this leads to some seriously messed up painful foot problems.

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You can thank me later for using the least traumatizing ballerina foot photo on the internet.

Spoiler: Your feet will not bend like this.

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But the show must go on, so they just fill in the gaps, ice their ankles, pop some Advil and go.

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So the next time you see a ballerina float across the stage like a fairy princess…

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Or gracefully twirl with a smile on her face…

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Or move with a precision fluidity that borders on supernatural…

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Or make contortion look like it is no big deal…

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And you are tempted to scoff at such a girly, frivolous endeavor…

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Just remember.

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Ballerinas will cut you.

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