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    Thismornin

    this mornin i did cardio on a recumbent bike for 10 min.
    mydogsugar mydogsugar 70+ 1 Response Aug 27, 2008

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    Solo Boot Camp Training Tips?

    My first Random article- On February 13, 2012, I signed up for Job Corps –military/ government/ trades facility. I left a few weeks ago. There were so many trades, the one that interested me most of all was the ‘Security/Military’ trade. It only takes a month and a few...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 18, 2012

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    When I'm at the gym I give everything I've got

    to the point of almost passing out at times. I've had trainers comment on my intensity level for the 2 hoursim here. I can't do anything half added but always go overboard regretting it at times.
    gogogirl7 gogogirl7 36-40, F 12 Responses Mar 29

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    Pain and Exercise.

     Yesterday I went for a long 4 hour walk before breakfast ( I don't recommend this).  Today my legs and hips are feeling stiff.  They haven't felt lke this for a very long time.  There's something addictive about excerise and tired muscles - I just want to go...
    wildernessgirl wildernessgirl 36-40 12 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    A Healthy Addiction?

    I love to exercise. I started going to the gym when I was 14. I wasn't as aggressive back then or as obsessed. Now, it's a total addiction. If I can't exercise I panic, my heart races, and I can feel the pounds packing on me. If I have to do something after work, I wake up...
    pinkglitter pinkglitter 26-30, F 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    Every Day.

    One of the first things I do every day is walk at least a mile and am building up to running that distance soon. Signing up to Yoga soon and then it'll be full gym stuff. OK,  iPod on shuffle mode, see ya later ;-)    
    iams iams 41-45, M 2 Responses Sep 20, 2009

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    But Not A Lot

    I was a fit you man until I had a land lady who gave me four cooked meals a day and I put on 28lbs but balanced it by doing lots of cycling.Later my job made me very sedentary and i was sitting at a desk, in a meeting, or driving a car and so put more weight on. My doctor...
    Wulfstan Wulfstan 70+, M Feb 2, 2013

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    Exercising

    Exercising I have become very lazy over the years. I bought a journal yesterday and I will mark in it healthy food choices I’ve eaten, exercise I’ve done along with the date. I love mixed martial arts, (Jiu jitsu, karate, taekwondo, ETC). I also like Parkour (Free running...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 18, 2012

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    As many days as possible,

    and I use it as an anxiolytic and mood booster. (It does help).
    car705 car705 22-25, M Dec 30, 2013

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    EXERCISE!

    I wish I had somebody to walk behind me and poke me with a stick to make me go on long walks! My friend mydogsugar is a walking fanatic and I admire her so much. When the weather cools down,I hope to start taking the ponies for walks....
    PeaceOnEarth PeaceOnEarth 46-50, F 3 Responses Aug 27, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    Fitness is a part of my daily routine. I think that each person should find a form of exercise that suits them best and keep healthy. It does have to be for weight lost purpose...
    Sexyshysweetie Sexyshysweetie 41-45, F 8 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I do so good for short spurts when I am on a diet myself 3-6 months I will get into a hardcore exercise routine, get into pretty good shape, feel great, look..better lol. But then...
    HeyIThappens HeyIThappens 18-21 Mar 28

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    Well, im just like any other boys who like to exercise. Also im pretty sure that when we lift or do push-ups, when we get up to the limit, then you realise you need to complete the...
    Ph24689 Ph24689 16-17, M Mar 19

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    It's really no use denying that I'm a victim of society, because in this case, I am. As of right now I'm not overweight, but I am terrified if ever becoming overweight and there...
    cassidysc cassidysc 16-17, F Mar 20

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    I feel a kind of giddiness when I exercise; a bit of a rush of joy. It doesn't last long, but it's nice while it does last. Despite that, most of the time I still struggle to get...
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 70+ 5 days ago

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    I really need to exercise more... My muscles are starting to get sore because I'm not doing anything :/ plus I'm tired all the time (might not help that I'm a teenager). I need to...
    KT98 KT98 13-15, F 23 hrs ago

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    Pushing over an hour on the elliptical... Because I want to spend more time on EP without hearing about a love affair with my phone... PA.THE.TIC! Although to follow the topic...
    Luckylotus013 Luckylotus013 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 19

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    I recently starting exercising daily. I will be at work and just start craving to run. My digestive track has improved, my mood and even my sex life!
    lovinglife86 lovinglife86 26-30, F Mar 26

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    Gosh I hate it so much like if I could I would just lay in bed all day eating and not even get up only to get more food and use the restroom till I get to big.
    sexychubbygoddess sexychubbygoddess 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    I have a blood clot in my leg right now
    rexar21165 rexar21165 16-17, M a week ago

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    I've done a bunch of crunches and my stomach hurtssss
    g0ne g0ne 13-15, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    love feeling great after a workout
    sarah3232 sarah3232 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I'm 16 years old.There are 10 days till my birthday.I've been depressed for good 3 years.My whole puberty was a great mess.One year and two months ago,I got bulimic.Before that,I...
    mystiquebelle mystiquebelle 13-15, F 2 hrs ago

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    Hello EP. I'm writing down some of my experiences and thoughts, just to vent and share anonymously and just maybe finds some friends who won't judge or belittle me. I'm a mum of...
    PinkyPinks PinkyPinks 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    When your body gains weight so easily after slipping up a few times, it's very easy to start body shaming, which I'm doing right now. Starting today, I'm sticking with my weight...
    KrisMiss KrisMiss 22-25, F 23 mins ago

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    I started P90X3 on March 17th 2014... This will be my daily log/blog/vlog I will try to be as descriptive as I can that it may be well informed. My weigh in was 164.5 lbs./74.61 kg...
    Matthew633 Matthew633 41-45, M Mar 30

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    Balancing in an unbalanced world. Walking on a tightrope with the wind blowing. Falling apart while simultaneously trying to catch the pieces. That's how I've been feeling the...
    greeneyes91 greeneyes91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    I had bad pain from exercise (especially abdominal focused exercise) and poor posture was told to try this stretching exercise daily it has improved it no end - it is not only for...
    Soroe Soroe 36-40, M Mar 19

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    5 Minutes A Day While we lay in bed at night, waiting to fall asleep, we could easily spend what could be the best 5 minutes of the day. I wrote the following breathing...
    gsparky22 gsparky22 41-45, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I've been fat my entire life. When i was a kid people would say its cute but when i got old and still fat people looks at me like I'm a disgusting person. I don't ride a bike cause...
    elel110993 elel110993 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    Hello , I started smoking when i was 16 ,last Wednesday i just suddenly stop smoking because I started having these slight chest pains, so I saw a cardiologist i had an...
    DurweshNaeem DurweshNaeem 22-25, M Mar 31

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    I have always been obsessing with being thin ever since I was little. I have never allowed myself to get to a size 3 in pants, I am currently a size 0 and sometimes go down to a 00...
    petite19 petite19 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    I found my girlfriend when I was 18 and played in a women's football team, so I was so fit she also was going to college and she was careful weighing 110 lbs , she also lived with...
    pedorretes2 pedorretes2 22-25, M Mar 19

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    Hi! I am a registered nurse with cerebral palsy and I was reading through many of these stories and I just wanted to 1. Share my own story 2. offer some advice for seeking pain...
    bandgeektc bandgeektc 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    I was told today that I might be dying. It started with some lack of breathing, a few weeks later at random times of the day my heart would start racing. When I say random I mean...
    Svpzk Svpzk 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    I don't like my body. I think I'm a bit fat.. I exercise every evening to get a flatter stomach and less round hips. But I still see no difference. It's demotivating. I'm searching...
    SkateDutch SkateDutch 16-17, M Mar 21

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    Hey, I have been trying to lose a little bit of weight even though people tell me I don't need to. But I d not like the way I look. I may be thin but I feel I could tighten up a...
    Prisontalkchick91 Prisontalkchick91 18-21, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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    How to Naturally Enhance Testosterone Levels in Men 1. Consume More Healthy Fat Fats have been vilified by nutritionists, doctors, and the health and fitness industry as the...
    aries3296 aries3296 46-50, F 3 Responses Mar 22

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    *A really long story*So; i used to cut, purge, hurt and starve myself (Because cut and hurt is not the same thing). Everything started when my parents get divorce when i was 3...
    JessieAfuckingA JessieAfuckingA 16-17, F Mar 23

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    I have always been one to eat healthy - I prefer it. Last year I struggled with an eating disorder, but since that I was doing really great, and eating really well. I stopped...
    innerself000 innerself000 18-21 1 Response Mar 23

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    I worked at a popular weight loss company for 3 years. I loved my job there. I LOVED my clients. I loved making a connection and sharing my knowledge. And that i many userful stuff...
    2daydietpills 2daydietpills 26-30, F Mar 24

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    What the heck? About three and a half years ago I began to get soreness and stiffness in my hips, legs, and shoulders that increased steadily until I got to my doctor after weeks...
    DavidScott7 DavidScott7 56-60, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    My wife has completely abandoned me for our children. She apparently has nothing left for me. She has given up on maintaining her physical self and has given up exercise and has...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Mar 25

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    I've struggled with various eating disorders since being bullied at 11 years old, but the anorexia vs bulimia was the worst. I never lost or gained enough weight for anybody to...
    MMXIV MMXIV 18-21, F Mar 31

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    I was just diagnosed with this after several months of pain in my left heel. I have stomach issues and can't take anti-inflammatory medicine on a regular basis, so my doctor...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 13 Responses Apr 1

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    I experienced a great deal of stress for the most part of last year. I'm 5'5'' and had always been around 125lbs, but I rapidly started losing weight with no changes in my diet...
    syk939 syk939 22-25, F Apr 2

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    I may not be the strongest, or the fastest, but i am consistent. Every morning i get up and put on my workout clothes. Start off by stretching, get the blood flowing. I find that...
    seraphinamisbhavn seraphinamisbhavn 22-25, F 3 Responses Apr 5

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    I over exercise even though I am at an ideal weight for my age and height. I hate my hips, even though I have an hour glass figure. I just want to be skinnier. I watch what I eat...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    At Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, researchers are working on a novel, albeit somewhat distasteful, alternative to fossil fuels. They've developed a state-of-the...
    hannaremaley hannaremaley 26-30, F 2 days ago

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    I have Bulimia?? Such a weird thing for me to say! I've always had issues with food. Growing up I was always the "bulky" and fit athlete so I never saw it as fat. I'd watch my dad...
    gabs88022 gabs88022 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My name is Cheyenne, and im almost eighteen now. but when i was just fifteen, my life was turned upside down. i was a good student, a principles pet, my family and friends where...
    CheyChey26 CheyChey26 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    The human heart is capable of so many things besides the job it’s supposed to do. If you look at the science of the human heart, sure, it is given a great responsibility of...
    BobFrost BobFrost 36-40, M Mar 19