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I Love Running and Going to the Gym

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 92 People

    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 31-35, F Sep 5, 2014

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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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    The best classes are kick boxing

    and battle ropes I also bungee jump and zip line
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 4

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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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    zmilenseor zmilenseor 31-35, M Jun 2

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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
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 24

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    I enjoy working on my body

    as it also gives me time to work on my mind. It's a very singular thing. I ran stairs then a trail, I did two loops going up the trail then down the stairs then switched after the second and ran up the stairs then down the trail. This very good looking and fit young man made...
    MsInvis MsInvis 46-50, F 3 Responses Jul 8

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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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    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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    Oh it's so good to be back!

    After 6 weeks with a broken foot, I've been getting my workout routine back up the past three days... Rebuilding my cardio is priority #1. #2 is to rebuild my core workout to strengthen the abs and back. #3 is chest and shoulders because it makes me feel better to see...
    Others2468 Others2468 31-35, M Jul 17

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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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    Related Experiences

    I know this is pretty late (or pretty early for the rest of the world) but I just wanted to say I ran earlier in the day (which was yesterday) at a track field near my house and...
    JustChris1217 JustChris1217 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I know this is pretty late (or pretty early for the rest of the world) but I just wanted to say I ran earlier in the day (which was yesterday) at a track field near my house and...
    JustChris1217 JustChris1217 18-21, M 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    One day, Mr. Singh gets the lucky coupon in which there were return tickets of a flight (Mumbai - Delhi, Delhi - Mumbai). He got excited so much and scared as well, because he had...
    ScareToTalk ScareToTalk 22-25, M 6 hrs ago

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    I look at where I am in life and times, and feel my life is going no where. I so often feel I should be further ahead than I am. I feel like I am running in thick sludge...stuck...
    SassyBabe39 SassyBabe39 41-45, F 6 hrs ago

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    I would love to start going to the gym and working out but I need a partner. I previously had a personal trainer, he was nice but it was too much money and I was bored. I want to...
    TeddiiGraham TeddiiGraham 18-21, F 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    It helps me. It makes it seem like I'm running away from my problem so it goes away.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 day ago

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    Getting out there for a few miles today but it seems to be hard to motivate some days.
    kipr359 kipr359 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Iron Maiden's Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner is truly the only correct song to run to.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    running is and always has been my therapy
    dqtxx1 dqtxx1 22-25, F 2 days ago

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    I love just putting on my ipod and going for a long run. It is so relaxing and allows me to just clear my mind
    sammy0289 sammy0289 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    There's just something so beautiful and amazing about running. The feeling I get when my feet are pounding against the sidewalk/pavement is indescribable. It's like I'm lost in my...
    ThatOneGemini ThatOneGemini 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    32 days of consecutive running. 146 miles total.
    angelsouth angelsouth 41-45, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    It's the best kind of medicine you can get. But i no longer can just go by myself.
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Normally I consider myself a runner and avoid gyms like the plague, but due to a nagging overuse injury (nice way of saying a problem due to getting old) I've been stuck in the gym...
    iRant iRant 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    hot and humid 10k. No better way to get started for the day :)
    agunn87 agunn87 26-30, M 6 days ago

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    Late night gym sesh or really early morning workout. Can't sleep. I might as well sweat it up in the gym! Boulders for shoulders! Delts and traps! ??
    JustChris1217 JustChris1217 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    Late afternoon workouts! Working out is such a great stress reliever. Burning off calories and all that tension from earlier in the day. The bonus is meeting like-minded people...
    DidISayThat69 DidISayThat69 56-60, M 6 days ago

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    I'm writing this really upset. Maybe because it's raining and I stood in the rain, upset. Please don't judge me. Hear me out. I posed as this random woman on tinder. I guess I...
    jenniferking123 jenniferking123 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    So I just got back in from a 30-minute session of jogging 60 seconds and walking 90, with a five minute warm-up and cool down walk. It's the first step of the couch to 5k program I...
    EmCWolf EmCWolf 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    Always be aware of your surroundings! Tips for runners : always wear bright colored clothes and run against traffic so oncoming traffic can see you and you can see them. If I wasn...
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 7 Responses 6 days ago

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    I ran 3.1 miles today. Good pace after crawling previously!
    barryoor barryoor 41-45, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    Ran 3 miles this morning! Woke up later than usual on a weekend so it was hotter than what I'm used to, but I still keep going!
    SunnyRaye SunnyRaye 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I love running but as I get older it seems that babies can crawl faster on the road. Anyone else have that?
    skyballs skyballs 41-45, M 4 Responses a week ago

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    Did my first trail run today and it was completely different to road running. I twisted my ankle on the first 2km but luckily it was sideways and not forwards so I made it okay...
    Shade74 Shade74 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 26

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    I'm planning to start the "couch to 5k" running program tomorrow, and I can't wait! I know it's going to be miserable for the first couple of days as my body adjusts to running...
    EmCWolf EmCWolf 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 26

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    I love running, am in the middle of a training plan to do a half marathon in October. I shall then continue training for a 10mile fell run in December. My point? I've gone and...
    richfor richfor 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 26

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    Ran my first marathon yesterday! Definitely a struggle but it can only get better from here.
    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Jul 25

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    I love to get up early and run though the village, I'm nowhere as fast as i used to be when I trialed for the county, but I love the countryside and an early morning run
    laurielovesyou laurielovesyou 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    When you come to realize that you love to run; that the feeling of your legs and lungs working in unison, effortlessly moving along a street, trail or track is what you truly enjoy...
    FatherThyme FatherThyme 56-60, M 1 Response Jul 24

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    It's always a great feeling of accomplishment when I finish out a run and look down at my shirt...unable to find a single spot that is dry.
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M 3 Responses Jul 22