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I Joined a Gym

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    Signed Up Online

    What has the world come to when you can join a gym online. LOL I didn't make it over this weekend to get set up with a temp pass until mine comes in mail but will be stopping by on my way home from work.  There was a good deal on registration and I've been wanting to join...
    shuttermagic shuttermagic 31-35, F Feb 24, 2008

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    I stopped going to the gym

    because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or whatever super amp'd up superman thing they'd say. in the last few months I learned that a habit of successful people is to...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I'm Trying To Better My Life! I Think.....

    SO I joined a gym a few weeks ago. I'd been thinking about it for what seems like forever but ,being the worlds' greatest procrastinator , thinking is about all i'd done about it. It seemed only natural that this supposed 'health kick' included the end of my twelve year...
    smokingkills smokingkills 26-30, F Oct 19, 2009

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    Today I joined a gym I'm really excited anyone

    want to be a workout buddy? I weigh 185 I wanna get to 130!
    littlemermaid0728 littlemermaid0728 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 28, 2013

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    Lol finally ended it well sort of

    but ya starting to like it but only with my bestie wtf I look weird asf here
    NOEDABOSS23 NOEDABOSS23 13-15, M 1 Response Jan 15

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    Just got my first gym membership today!

    So excited to get in shape
    Glo59 Glo59 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2014

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    I am thinking of joining a gym very soon How

    much do they usually charge
    andrewj2014 andrewj2014 18-21, M Sep 9, 2014

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    When ever I go, I get nervous from all the

    people, am I the only one?
    TheUnknownFigure TheUnknownFigure 13-15, F 2 Responses May 17, 2014

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    Joined LA Fitness last week,

    glad to be working out again. If anyone has any tips regarding a workout regimen I would appreciate them, as it is I'm just winging it haha but as it's my first week I'm taking it slow so I don't hurt myself just starting out
    jbar291 jbar291 22-25, M May 1, 2014

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    Finally

     tomoro i am finally going to join a gym, i want to lose weight of my thighs and tummy before i go on holiday in 5 weeks. im joining the same gym as my parents so hopefully that will make me go more often cos who wants their parents to be fitter than them?! im a little bit...
    1someonehelpme1 1someonehelpme1 13-15 Aug 22, 2009

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    But I Never Go...

    I joined a great gym. I thought that if it had all the right features, I'd love going there. So this gym is awesome. It's close to my house, has tons of ritzy features...but I still don't go. Darn it! How do I trick/bribe/cajole myself into exercising?
    ohsovery ohsovery 26-30, F Apr 15, 2008

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    I Joined a Gym Today!!!!

    Ok i joined the gym yesterday!But today was my first day to work out!I have to say i work out for over an hour and i feel preety dam good i have to say!My legs are kind of shaking and sore!But it actually feels good in away!felt good to get out of the house and to be able to meet...
    wildjeep wildjeep 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 5, 2008

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    I just joined tonight the gym is brand spanking

    new! I'm sick of feeling out of shape and weak so I'm going to go 3-4 times a week I have a friend that's gonna show me how to properly work out. even after 1 workout I already feel better doing this continuesly and maybe cutting back on soda I bet I'll feel great
    RatxInxAxCage RatxInxAxCage 18-21, M Feb 12

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    Just awesome! I can connect my iPod with the

    NIKE+ iPod stuff on those machines in gym
    EstherGLee EstherGLee 18-21, F May 13, 2014

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    Well I Finally Did It!!

    Last Thursday while i was in town i went into the ladies only gym to enquire about membership and ended up joining there and then, it's something I've been wanting to do for a long time but always made an excuse not to, usually money, but i guess i also felt kind of...
    phoenixdragon88 phoenixdragon88 31-35, F Feb 24, 2010

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    I just joined Planet Fitness. Well-equipped and not too crowded and cheaper than 24-Hour, but they forbid string tanks! That's been my standard attire for years. One step...
    syncopated syncopated 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    I am sick to death of trying to find advice for exercise / work outs and within one Google search you get an unlimited number of 'macho' blokes going "your dumbbells are s**t...
    JoeSorrows JoeSorrows 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I do.. I do.. It's my source of happy hormones. It's the way I can feel i killed my fats when I see that in drenched in sweat. Although im still far from that crossfit chick...
    Elleshore81 Elleshore81 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Sometimes I feel ridiculous when I'm at the gym. I'm already slim and I only go because of the guys. I know they don't stare at me but I like to go watch guys pick up weights. When...
    lorrena19 lorrena19 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    It gives me actual physical pain to hear some girls talk about the gym. Today I heard 2 girls talking about gyming "wanna go after school?" "Hb on spare?" "Omg no! I didn't bring...
    soccer4life777 soccer4life777 16-17, F Feb 4

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    Love it! The satisfaction you get when training is fantastic. The "pump" shows you where your next goal is.. To look like that when walking into the gym not just when walking out...
    TheCymruAmByth TheCymruAmByth 26-30, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I stopped going to the gym because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I stopped going to the gym because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Feb 2

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    I stopped going to the gym because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    I stopped going to the gym because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Feb 2

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    I stopped going to the gym because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Feb 2

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    I stopped going to the gym because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I stopped going to the gym because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Feb 2

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    I stopped going to the gym because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Feb 2

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    I stopped going to the gym because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Feb 2

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    I stopped going to the gym because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I stopped going to the gym because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F Feb 2

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    I stopped going to the gym because it was too hard. the "encouragement" and "advice" I got from people only discouraged me, because I was sure I could never be able to "go hard" or...
    Regrets472 Regrets472 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 2

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    I'm going to the gym again tomorrow, after taking 2 months of to go through depression spell.
    Blackstallion76 Blackstallion76 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 5

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    I have a really busy schedule but I do fit in gym time to get a regular workout. I like classes, but the only one I do get to regularly is called spinning, it's a static bike set...
    Rovigatti Rovigatti 18-21, F Feb 17

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    Just got home from the gym for the first time since my elbow surgery. Still don't have full motion but still had a good time
    ridge76 ridge76 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 19

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    I started going to the gym recently. I feel stronger and healthier, and it makes me feel better overall.
    Christopher789 Christopher789 22-25, M a week ago

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    I am very regular to the gym - 3 times a year!
    BUalways BUalways 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    So I've always hated going to the gym. hated it. not because I hate working out but I hate people watching you. like they've got nothing else to do while lifting or running. Well...
    LadyWildFlower LadyWildFlower 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    So jumped in the gym, smashing dead lifts hitting a beauty of 125kg not 10 minutes later a lad walks in and warms up with that weight on bench press... Pump gone ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
    charlieedwards charlieedwards 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    We started track and field in gym today. For our first class we had a race in which we had to jump over hurdles also. Some girls were too scared and refused to do it, others...
    anonamanda001 anonamanda001 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    Anyone on here want to be joined with some one for ever
    cameron79 cameron79 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    Many times and the fact that I always went commando didn't help the fact either.
    NudeFTW NudeFTW 18-21, M Feb 3

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    But I hate my friend turning up so late ;(
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 5

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    All that work in the off season bouta pay off, first basketball game tommorow๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜
    Delamora7 Delamora7 18-21, M Feb 5

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    I wanna be a personal fitness trainer๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ฏ but then again I don't want to sweat my hair out๐Ÿ˜ฉ๐Ÿ‘ฑlol
    HerTrapQueen HerTrapQueen 16-17, F Feb 6

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    I rarely do Zumba though. I feel like a grandma everytime I do it. But I do the Les Mills BodyCombat for my cardio and this is by far my favorite part evert. I like it since...
    BloviatingBuffoon BloviatingBuffoon 70+, F 3 Responses Feb 6

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