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When you do something that requires courage they call it an heroic act or an act of courage. What about something that requires hard work?

Example:

In this digital age, getting your ass off the seat and walking to a physical location of the place is considered a [...].

  • a real inconvenience – Jim Sep 15 '15 at 4:20
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Perhaps you can use arduous, onerous or strenous task. BBKing's laborious task or Josh61 toil are also good ones in my opinion (+1).

In line with you heroic, perhaps you can also use herculean task as in "requiring tremendous effort"

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Getting your ass off the seat and walk[ing] to the physical location of the place is considered:

  • an effort
  • a feat
  • an endeavor
  • a struggle
  • a travail
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A term with a strong connotation is toil :

  • exhausting labor or effort.

  • a task performed by such effort.

  • An example of toil is labor in a field or a factory for 10 hours a day.

    • In this digital age, getting your ass off the seat and walk to the physical location of the place is considered hard toil.

The Free Dictionary

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Laborious?

Derived from the word "labour", meaning work.

A "laborious task" would be considered hard work, complex, detailed or something that requires a lot of concentration or physical work.

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If you wanted to jokingly say that it required very hard work you could say

a labour of Hercules: a very difficult task

(TFD)

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If you want to give a "burden" connotation to the word, you may call the task a chore.

A chore is a duty or task you’re obligated to perform, often one that is unpleasant but necessary. Washing the dishes is a chore, and so is completing a homework assignment you aren’t excited about.

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