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I Like to Exercise

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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 myself started.
    TheBadgeringWitness TheBadgeringWitness 31-35 Apr 13, 2014

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    I'm almost done with my 30 day squat challenge!

    It was so fun, I'll do another when I am finished. I'm happy because it was hard to motivate myself for the past two days, which rarely happens because exercise is one of the many things I enjoy and I know I'd feel bad for skipping my routine . But I did it, it was a great...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 2 Responses May 26

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    Just worked out till it hurt

    but its a good pain and i love the feeling after i exercise. hope everyone has a good rest of the day
    Virgo1981 Virgo1981 31-35, F Apr 10

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    Just finished a five mile walk

    now my legs muscles are jumping whooo I'm beat
    bigbill75 bigbill75 36-40, M Mar 12

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    I like to do Leslie sansone walk at home videos

    on YouTube and she has one mile video, two mile video,three mile video, four mile, video and a five mile video! Plus she uses hand weights too!! It takes me an hour to get done with one of her videos!!
    Jordanbeautiful Jordanbeautiful 18-21, F Aug 18, 2014

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    I love exercise. Each day I am getting closer

    to becoming the the man I want to be physically. I love seeing the results. Also it does wonders for the mind too :)
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Nov 24, 2014

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    mstv1112 mstv1112 18-21, F Dec 3, 2014

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    mstv1112 mstv1112 18-21, F Nov 26, 2014

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    I feel happy when I exercise.

    Before, I was pretty sedentary, but now that I'm practicing Tae Bo, I feel more energetic and positive about myself. I started exercising when I noticed my body becoming a little big and I was so glad when I happened to look in the mirror and a lot of fat was missing :O I still...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 27, 2014

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    Just did 100 squats without stopping

    and a 35 second plank. I usually do 40-50 squats at a time several times a day to make it easier but so far today I did 100 with no breaks!! I can usually hold my planks for 50 - 60 seconds but i'm exhausted. I haven't slept yet and it's 5 am.... but so far it's a good day
    mstv1112 mstv1112 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 6, 2014

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    Today when I ran, I was pleased with how much I

    just flat out ran - as opposed to mere jogging. When I was done, the "superhero" sense of awesome was coursing through the veins. I can think of no better "high" (apart from sharing the experience with the right lady).
    streetcsi streetcsi 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 8

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    mstv1112 mstv1112 18-21, F Nov 26, 2014

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    Time for an hour and thirty minutes of exercise!

    Lift those weights and do that cardio!
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2014

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    About a year and a half ago I started

    exercising regularly. I've always enjoyed exercising, but I don't think I realized how much the release of endorphins truly benefitted my mental health. I'm not thin...not at all, but whenever I can go to Zumba, get on the elliptical, go for a walk, or play some volleyball I...
    MommaBella MommaBella 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 3

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    I haven't worked out in awhile,

    one of my sisters sent me this 30 day squat challenge so I said i'd do it with her and omg i'm going to die aha. I just did today's squats for day #2 which was 55 squats, but I did them as soon as I woke up which was stupid because my body takes forever to wake up. My legs are...
    mstv1112 mstv1112 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2014

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    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F Mar 6

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    Exercising lifts my mood

    and helps with my depression. I like seeing the changes that happen in my body.
    lechatnoirr lechatnoirr 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2014

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    I am on vacation visiting relatives

    for a week, so I won't have my free weights with me. My room is too small for my regular cardio workout, so I am doing body weight exercises this week so that I don't get sluggish and out of routine.
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 26, 2014

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    Does any one have any tips on what to be eating

    during the day for exercise. At the minute I am doing 2 intense boxercise classes a week. My metabolism is kicking i and I am getting more hungry. I'm not sure what to fuel myself with to give me energy without burning out quickly. I preferably like to keep food light in the...
    Tink1986 Tink1986 26-30, F May 27

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    Been exercising all my life Weekly routin

    Walk halve a mile every day Martial arts Sprints Twerking Stretches And my diet I'm on the seafood diet I see food then I eat it .
    xxtina15 xxtina15 16-17, F 1 Response May 25

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    mstv1112 mstv1112 18-21, F Feb 21

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    Super stoked about my fitness!

    The other day I exercised for a total of an hour and fifteen minutes non stop. Two miles on the tread mill and seven on the bicycle. A total of nine miles. The past five visits to the gym, I have logged over twenty six miles. It's nice that I've decided to develop a healthy...
    gh0ulish gh0ulish 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 6, 2014

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    Endorphins

      Exercise has so many benefits, from better mood, to healthier weight and metabolism, to destressing. I enjoy exercise quite a bit, and exercise every day. I am going to attempt yoga a bit, maybe join a class or something. Yoga is pretty beneficial too. :)
    Kailasa Kailasa 16-17, F Nov 26, 2007

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    Welcome To The Wonder World Of Zumba

    I like to lift weights and ride a bike for exercise. It keeps me fit, more fit than mostly everyone I know. The kind of fit that allows me to enjoy life and makes me think that I will live to see 100 years old. While at the gym the other day, a young lady mentioned that she...
    Doggonnit Doggonnit 41-45, M 1 Response May 6, 2012

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    Jury Duty thought he could mess up my exercise

    routine, but he was wrong! I just got through with and hour and twenty minute workout! At first I thought I would just exercise tomorrow, but I always remember a picture I saw online that says that if you think you can do something, then you can; and if you don't think you can...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F Sep 16, 2014

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    Help With Toning Up!

    I used to be a dancer but because I'm pursuing a career in acting, I've stopped dancing. It was so hard not getting regular exercise and I felt so horrible and heavy! I joined a gym in January and I've been loving it! My first obstacle was getting my body fat percentage down and...
    bunnyyx bunnyyx 18-21, F Apr 21, 2013

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    I shrank again! Looser pants means

    that I don't have to spend money on new clothes because I'm not too big for my own clothes. And I've realized something great! My new favorite thing to do is exercise! It's challenging and fun at the same time :)
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I exercise all six days a week,

    not a single day without it. It releases my happy happiness, no matter how stressed I am by the end of my weight training I am happy. A great stress buster. Thank you
    burnlikesun burnlikesun 22-25, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I actually love to exercise cause I feel

    so good after a workout! But my workouts always go to waste cause I end up getting hungry AF and I eat like 10 corn dogs or somethin' 😒😓
    lunazteca lunazteca 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Especially Body Pump And Yoga....

    These are the two exercise classes that I participate in most often. I like the health benefits, the fact that I am toning up and in terms of Yoga, I like the fact that it gives me an hour of winding down and clearing my head of everything. It is really beneficial to me.
    Jenni855 Jenni855 26-30, F Jul 7, 2011

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    Its Fun!

    I think I've played every sport there is to play in America. I love jogging, just the fresh air in my lungs and the stretch in my legs . . . Its orgasmic! ;) I love being fit (although I'm gaining, long story). Exercising is so much more fun than sitting on a couch all day. We...
    iamesodeal iamesodeal 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 21, 2013

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    I fill my days with exercise classes.

    From basic gym to dance and to boxercise. Yoga classes are good, spinning classes. To get sweaty with the guys in the weights gym. It's all crucial to a healthy life.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2014

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