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I Love Running and Going to the Gym

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    Benefits of Gym/running

    hi there, try go yo gym at least 3 or 4 times a week and do 5km run in 30 mins, then do weights, have found I sleep better for it and feel great.Also great way to get rid of stress and sexual frustration, pity i have good figure now but my husband doesn`t get interested...
    tamarisk1 tamarisk1 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 12, 2009

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    Cant Get Enough

    I don't know why I have weight issues...seriously!! I really like eating healthy and exercising...I should not be as overweight as I am....I love going to gym and working out....I feel soo good afterwards.
    msteresa87 msteresa87 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 22, 2012

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    My favorite is to run on quiet country roads

    when its lightly raining, mmmm the smell of rain on hot tarmac
    runningallover runningallover 26-30, F Feb 24

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    The best classes are kick boxing

    and battle ropes I also bungee jump and zip line
    Socerer Socerer 61-65, F May 4

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    I love staying fit :) makes me feel more

    confident and I actually motivate my friends to workout, so they even ask me to be their trainer! :D
    Yasmin8 Yasmin8 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 4, 2014

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    Tbh, I hate waking up.

    You can't wake me up for ****! But when if it's to go to the gym, you'll be suprized how fast I wake up.. I like going to the gym in the morning, or even late at night. I just like working out! Idk what it is. Like I'm a lazy *** person, but when it comes to going to the gym, I...
    Linkson Linkson 13-15, M Jul 4, 2014

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    Running Is Theropy!

    I have been running and going to the gym since I was a junior in high school.  I ran a full marathon in Okinawa, Japan, and it was awesome!  I have had three beautiful, healthy baby girls all in a time frame of 5 years, so you would think that my body would be shot...
    runningjunkie runningjunkie 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 10, 2010

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    There's nothing like a good workout

    or run late at night, and then a hot shower to relieve the stress of everyday challenges.
    OhhBoyOhBoy OhhBoyOhBoy 26-30, M Apr 6

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    Well I like to run ,

    so check!, but I just need to start going to the gym. :()
    Divine82 Divine82 31-35, F Sep 5, 2014

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    Oh yes,5-6 times a week,

    pretty consistent with my routines.I'm addicted to the idea of keep myself fit,it's an addiction I'm willing to keep,for as long as I breathe. #AdrenalineJunkie
    McKnight94 McKnight94 18-21, M Jul 4, 2014

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    I could run 5 km daily around 35 minutes without feeling too tired. I love running and run daily everyday the fastest I could run now is 9.5 mph it lasts only about 15 minutes...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 6 Responses 6 days ago

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    Over the last two years I've been changing my health. And I'm very proud of it. Running isn't something I feel you can boast about to people in your life. A great golf game or a...
    Petrolonov Petrolonov 22-25, F 3 Responses May 18

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    This is it! I made it...! My first half-marathon accomplished at just a little over my target (2hours 3minutes) but the most important thing is: unlike last year, my 1st 10K race...
    neeia neeia 36-40, F 15 Responses May 3

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    Recently started running in running tights only - no shorts on top. I cannot believe how good it felt and now wish I had done so sooner.
    newbe27 newbe27 51-55, M 3 Responses May 10

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    I "brought it" today, I had a banging playlist and conquered 2 miles as fast as I could with the highest resistance....around the end ..the music just seemed to slow down and then...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F a week ago

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    running qualms #688: that bad thought that crosses your mind in a middle of a run when you think "crap I should of went to the bathroom before I left!"
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 Responses May 9

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    Got back on the trail as a new year resolution, but 3 weeks ago after getting to a consistent sub 50 minute 10k twice a week the right knee decided enough was enough....... first...
    dadonthesofa dadonthesofa 46-50, M 10 Responses May 13

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    Nothing quiets my mind easier than running. No thinking beyond my foot steps and breathing. Turn my music on and go.
    Eyeswiderthnb4 Eyeswiderthnb4 36-40, F 11 Responses a week ago

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    I have been jogging for health reasons for a few years now. Every year when the 10k would be held in the city, I would ask myself am I good enough to take part in it. The time...
    IamnotCharlieSheen IamnotCharlieSheen 41-45, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    New record 33 minutes, 5 km! Hahaha still I did get half-way of the intended 10 km running. I could run 9.5 mph over 20 something minute now.
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I just ran a half marathon on the weekend at 1hr37min so so happy with all the hard work I did to get that time. Last year I was running 1hr55min. happy my training had paid off
    katness99 katness99 36-40, F 5 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Probably the only sport I've ever taken part in and it's also the best. I go for a run every morning and I love how much it refreshes me for the day.
    IneffableSolitude IneffableSolitude 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    More of a need then a love. I felt chubby when I was younger. It never really bothered me until I got to high school and other girls started pointing it out. I was hurt. I asked my...
    michelley1999 michelley1999 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    where do you find your motivation to run? I'm pretty unmotivated right now
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 16 Responses Apr 29

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    I want to go for my morning walk/run but it's throwing it down outside & I'm already poorly :( yoga it is
    littlelib littlelib 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 30

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    Just came back from my second run of the day ! Such a great day out !
    JennaH96 JennaH96 18-21, F 7 Responses May 4

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    Pretty stoked got a 5km PB 20:30...now my goal to cracked the 19
    katness99 katness99 36-40, F May 5

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    I'm gonna do a 10 miler in the fall with my dad! I can't wait!!
    makeupxruthie makeupxruthie 13-15, F 2 Responses May 10

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    63 degrees and slightly overcast, perfect day for a good run.
    curiousgeorge898 curiousgeorge898 36-40, M 1 Response May 11

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    I laced 'em up yesterday and went for a short run after recovering from plantar fasciitis. I iced my foot afterward and woke up with no pain! I'm hoping I can build up slowly and...
    MetalRooster MetalRooster 31-35, M 4 Responses May 12

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    what kind of food do you eat when you run everyday
    elimousey elimousey 22-25, F 12 Responses May 13

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    I was not in a mood for an early morning run...I did it anyway to offset the jimmy johns I ate last night
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 3 Responses May 16

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    Did a 21km run in over two hours. Best part is I ran with a friend all the way.
    Shade74 Shade74 36-40, M 4 Responses May 17

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    Just because I need to do errands this morning means that I, of course, see every other in the city out for a run! Can't wait to get home so I can go out for my own run!!
    lavigne23 lavigne23 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Have started to finally get myself back out on a regular basis...have a long ways to get back to where I once was. My goal is still to run a half marathon someday. In the...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I've got to stop purging, couldn't run as much as I used to because I don't have that much energy my stomach hurts like hell when I run. I think it's my liver. Ran for 5 km today...
    Nual Nual 22-25, F 5 Responses 2 days ago

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    The onliest type of exercise I enjoy.
    jeednorrozec jeednorrozec 13-15, F 2 days ago

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    Major milestone today. Tackled what I dubbed the "A-Hole Hill"! Normally, I have to stop mid pace and walk to not fall down the steep decline of this nearby ravine - don't even...
    Petrolonov Petrolonov 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "It is not so much that I began to run, but that I continued."
    angelsouth angelsouth 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    time to make up for lost runs ...4 miles is the goal
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    Halo: Reach -- Today, I get to play the prequel to the original Halo; On legendary difficulty and with no marijuanas to help me concentrate. I grew up playing Halo and killing my...
    Orchards Orchards 22-25, M May 8

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    I love running, it's one of my greatest joys. I love that it keeps me fit, that it builds stamina, which helps me to pursue all of the other sports that I love so much. I have...
    iptbg iptbg 61-65, M 5 Responses May 6

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