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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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    Well I like to run ,

    so check!, but I just need to start going to the gym. :()
    Divine82 Divine82 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 5, 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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    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 Jul 4, 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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    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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    ran over 4 miles tonight after I ate a raw steak, surprisingly the gym wasn't that full tonight...I hate when it's full and I'm stuck with some weird machine like the Jacobs ladder...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 Responses Jan 8

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    My love for running started When I was in my early teens, I used to hate running or any form of physical activity/exercise. As I got older, I realized that overall health was...
    krimsonlove krimsonlove 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    I love going on runs, it makes me feel much better. :) I just don't like going by myself all the time though.
    143blondieee 143blondieee 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 14

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    oh my god yoga is so ******* hard I shouldn't say that because iam athletic Iam running large football court fifty Times and looking for hundreds but yoga have hard positions iam...
    Lilyalexandergia Lilyalexandergia 18-21, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I go out when and where I can. I wish I could run freely from my house but I can't. Being a woman keeps me from experiencing many things by myself. I wish it wasn't this way. I...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    omg it's going to suck when I get back from my vacation!!!
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    Yesterday I went trail running with friends and went further than I normally allow myself. We ran 9.3km. That's the longest run I have done since injuring my ankle a while ago...
    NeedingToVent NeedingToVent 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 27, 2014

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    January 1st, 2015! On the road... :-) A beautiful, sunny day, snowcapped mountains, far in the distance but looking closer because of chill crisp air... The tap of my feet...
    TheFieryWoman TheFieryWoman 36-40, F 11 Responses Jan 1

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    I am not sure if others can relate. But honestly, when im having a horrible day. And just feel like crying and I go on a run. See the sunset the wind everything on my face. Making...
    kyleeMAe kyleeMAe 22-25, F 3 Responses Jan 18

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    Woke up early this morning on my vacation, slapped on my playlist, shoes and ran to the top of a hill that overlooked the city. Not to be really deep...it was a breathtaking view...
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    When I've made that decision I love it, from the time I lace up my shoes onwards. It takes me a minute or two jogging on the spot to get my pace and breathing coordinated, then I...
    AlbertFNewman AlbertFNewman 61-65, M 2 Responses Jan 5

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    love to just be me and try new things( except anything having to do with eating slimy foods) but otherwise i'm up for anything. :)
    kalescia kalescia 18-21, F Jan 16

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    Ready to run 20km in the morning....just me and the peace at 4.30am...love it
    tan999 tan999 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    I hit a PB this morning. I was only doing a 5k so figured I'd go hard... 25.40 which I'm really happy with.... I'd love to be able to keep up that pace for a 10k but it will take...
    marsbar38 marsbar38 31-35, F 3 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    Got in a great run to start the year. It's an awesome feeling!
    southernguyhere southernguyhere 31-35, M Jan 1

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    First time I took a stroll in Central Park I noticed people jogging along very slowly and thought they were crazy. But I knew I needed to do something. So I set small goals for...
    AlbertFNewman AlbertFNewman 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 5

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    I am willing to bet there aren't many runners who suffer badly with depression. I'm not saying none, but, you know, not many
    AlbertFNewman AlbertFNewman 61-65, M 3 Responses Jan 5

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    My daughter made this painting of me, for me :)"Daddy, you can do it!"Runners need all encouragement they can get :)
    Soniador1963 Soniador1963 51-55, M 2 Responses Jan 8

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    Getting ready for a 4 mile run and get destressed!
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F Jan 14

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    Can there be ANYTHING better than being the first person to run on fresh snow through a forest while listening to THIS?Thought not.Happy Weekend to You :)
    Blondie1978 Blondie1978 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 17

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    I RAN because somehow completely exhausting myself is the most RELAXING part of my day.
    mr8bitmonster mr8bitmonster 18-21, M 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Just windsprints, in an open field or a trampled down path to stretch out and race the wind for as far as my legs will take me. Barefoot runs!!
    rosesandcharlie rosesandcharlie 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I never realized being in love was going to be this hard. I never realized that my mentality and depression was going to take such a toll on my love life. But it did, it has. It's...
    RoseGold500 RoseGold500 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 7

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    Love is your heart beating faster just thinking about the other ... Love is never having enough of their presence... Love is the kiss unexpectedly given... Love is sharing every...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    For years, I've been telling the people I've been working with to always practice "tough love". But I've never fully grasped the meaning of these two regularly used words until...
    Melice Melice 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I actually thinked my first love was going to be my last love.. And nope, didnt happen.
    annaambrose annaambrose 13-15 3 Responses Jan 13

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    Well hello dear readers.. I wanted to share my stories and experience because I think that every experience is worth sharing.. It all started in August when I was hooking up with...
    singingthestoryofmylife singingthestoryofmylife 16-17, F Jan 11

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    I have been using the gym while I have been at home in Norway, but not with my usual intensity, so now I'm back in London, I'll be returning to my training programme and working...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 5

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    This will be in many parts, as to get to this part of my life, many this have happen to me to realise who I am. I was born a boy, then when I had my first memories, I started to...
    UKtutu UKtutu 41-45, T 6 days ago

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    Two and a half years ago a gym opened up in my hometown. I looked at myself in the mirror and I was genuinely concerned about my health. I joined the gym and I pushed myself to...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 days ago

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    What made you so shiny? Are you happy really or your sadness just tiny? Have you learned to hide finally? Have you learned to smile finally? Have you started to live again? Or you...
    Dobev Dobev 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    In my current situation I can't make a move, but I'm running out of time to have any real relationship. Plus I have no idea if she feels that way about me
    AnthonyC123 AnthonyC123 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    I know it will be hard. I got to try. I need to start walking, jogging, running and actually using my gym membership. Plus eating more healthy too. Which I know will be a challenge...
    Idreamtowaketofindthefate Idreamtowaketofindthefate 18-21, F Jan 3

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    An untimely sneeze! When we got into the fifth form at school we thought we were getting a bit above the rules. Hence we did things like sneaking into the sneaking into the...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 61-65, F 4 Responses Jan 2

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    I joined the gym in October and have never been happier about a decision! Since joining I've felt like I've found my personal safe haven, where I can think about everything, or...
    YellowBanana030 YellowBanana030 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 6

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    I'm going to the gym today doing some more weights on my arms my legs shoulders you name it. Most of it will be on machines rather than free weights but that doesn't matter if you...
    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M Jan 14

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    I have been going to the gym for 7 years straight today 5 to 6 days a week.
    calebZ2626 calebZ2626 26-30, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    This summer I discovered working out at a gym and loved it! I would go like two with my friend and I miss that.
    BlueBrea BlueBrea 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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    I love to spend time at the gym. It is the best stress relief I have and it really becomes addicting. If I don’t make it to the gym at least 3 times a week I go nuts. Plus I...
    Marcette88 Marcette88 26-30, F 4 Responses