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I Love Running and Going to the Gym

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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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    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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    Well I like to run ,

    so check!, but I just need to start going to the gym. :()
    Divine82 Divine82 26-30, F Sep 5

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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

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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 1 Response Jul 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 Jul 4

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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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    Completed a huge challenge today and managed 3,000m in 12 minutes dead on a treadmill at the school gym. Something i've been practising at for nearly a month now with only a few...
    GeorgeWilkinson GeorgeWilkinson 13-15, M Oct 2

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    I've herd that when a girl starts gymnastics that the leotard they have to wear makes them soaking wet from it rubbing down there. Is this true has anyone experienced this?
    gamer07 gamer07 18-21, M Oct 1

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    No , I can not say that I love. But I am going to do my mini mini charity marathon at midnight! yes Midnight! for some not so huge distance.Regarding this, I quickly made an...
    SwanLake78 SwanLake78 36-40, F 17 Responses Oct 18

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    Yesterday, I ran my last ever race at Van Cortlandt Park in Manhattan. it was a tough course and I wanted to give up at many points. I kept thinking of how hard I worked to get...
    gracejay gracejay 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 12

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    Not the serious type of running just running around like a kid playing a game or just goofing around, that type of run or run while I'm in a hurry. I don't like running on a...
    SwanNual SwanNual 22-25, F Oct 16

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    Started my training. Started with 5k in 30 min. Going to have to start dialing it up if I am going to make 50k in January. Why do I feel like doing this? Because I CAN!!!!! :-)
    Bdharstad Bdharstad 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    today was my last ever high school cross country race. the past two days I was sick with a fever, but still raced today and I still can't believe what I did. I average pace per...
    gracejay gracejay 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I went for a 5 mile run this morning. It was amazing to be out in the freezing cold air knowing that in a few hours people would be waking up and going about their lives but then...
    TryingToLoveLifeNow TryingToLoveLifeNow 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    My therapeutic view while I was running this evening <3
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 4 Responses Oct 1

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    3 days caged like an animal. Awaiting running partner, with a kick *** playlist ready to beat and a heart ready to pound.....the excitement is just too much. So the only answer...
    lu3elle79 lu3elle79 31-35, F 3 Responses Oct 4

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    But I am a beginner.... I have been running for a month and a bit more and I'm trying to do the 'couch to 5 K' challenge.. It's been quite hard because I'm not really an exercise...
    seleneapa seleneapa 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 15

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    REALLY Foggy run today. Listen-don't know if it's just me but if I'm running in the fog and my Dog comes bounding up I have to stop and exclaim "Good GOD Holmes.. A Giant HOUND" in...
    Blondie1978 Blondie1978 36-40, F 8 Responses Oct 16

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    I can't join the local runner's club because I love to run fast and I love to detour. I fell and hurt my hand again. Any season, any weather, just get out there and love it.
    BrujoGuapo BrujoGuapo 36-40, M Oct 8

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    5 miles this morning in the rain.. I feel washed clean!
    megansunshine megansunshine 18-21, F 7 Responses Oct 4

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    This is by far the sexiest piece of Clothing a women can wear ;)
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F Oct 5

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    Listening to LCD soundsystem helps.
    tarkovsky tarkovsky 26-30, M Oct 9

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    Chicago Marathon this weekend ! Great incentive too right?
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 1 Response Oct 9

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    I'm starting to run two miles every day. I have for the past month & its relaxing. I truly enjoy the feeling
    darkrai24 darkrai24 18-21, M 1 Response Oct 10

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    Back on the track! ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿƒ Have a great morning everyone!!
    Pretywoman Pretywoman 36-40, F Oct 12

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    My first marathon ever was yesterday. City of Chicago. 40,000 runners. It was such an amazing experience to see close to 1 million people along the course cheering and volunteering...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 5 Responses Oct 13

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    I'm doing a challenge. 5kilometre runs for 50 days in total. I've done 5 days of 5km and I found it to be okay today. In fact I sort of got carried away. Which is good because...
    synergist synergist 22-25, F 5 Responses Oct 14

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    A marathon is to long and a mile is to short.
    livefreensing livefreensing 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 17

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    Especially when i feel trapped in my life. Doesn't matter that I can't literally run away. It still feels good.
    L11s L11s 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 18

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    Even just a quick 20 minute run every morning can change your entire day!! Good morning :) wake up with a beautiful attitude and nothing can go wrong!!!
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 21

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    I just did my first half-marathon and in under 2 hours! Pretty exhilarating!
    Vestments Vestments 31-35, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Because somehow completely exhausting myself is the most relaxing part if my day!!
    Anngeleyes Anngeleyes 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I just signed up for my first race. It is 31 miles or 50K It is in January so if I am not on EP I am probably training. :-)
    Bdharstad Bdharstad 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    In high school I did cross country for 4 years and track for 2 years but I got tendentious in my knees and haven't really run much since
    amadchic amadchic 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    Staging my own 90's revival in a forest with lycra and headphones. It's like a 90's rave. On my own. This floated my 90's boat today :)
    Blondie1978 Blondie1978 36-40, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    Always loved running up the mountains and through the trees. The still, refreshing, crisp morning air... It gets my heart pumping! I can't stand the agony of walking! If it's a...
    ArrowPewPew ArrowPewPew 18-21 2 Responses Oct 16

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    Yes, I am a straight man and I love running. Yes I use opaque pantyhose under the running equipment. Cheaper,Warmer and definitely more comfortable than everything you can find...
    leto8485 leto8485 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 18

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    It's so pretty, I love running around trying to catch all the leaves that are falling.
    orangeapes orangeapes 16-17, F Oct 5

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    I love running. I get pretty stressed sometimes and when I run there's no responsibilities, no gender roles, I'm just me...
    TrulyAGirl TrulyAGirl 13-15, T Oct 8

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    I absolutely love running it just feels amazing but I hav bad feet so I can't do it that much. Last night I took advantage of being drunk ( masks the foot pain) and went for a 45...
    bluebell45 bluebell45 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 23

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    I love running my hands through long dark hair and feeling how soft it is. Yup, long dark hair is definitely the best.
    dub000 dub000 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I want to fall in love again. Iโ€™ve spent so much of my life in a loveless marriage, now that Iโ€™m in the process of divorce, I canโ€™t imagine not being in love again one day...
    miryam57 miryam57 56-60, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I like going to the gym, my biggest passion is working out and keeping healthy.
    Wellzie Wellzie 22-25, M 14 hrs ago

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    I love working out. I'm extremely muscular. I am actually a personal trainer and gym owner. I have been in the business for 5 years, since I was 23. When I was 26, I finally bought...
    workhardworkhard workhardworkhard 26-30, M 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Sport = injury, Injury=sport .. but never give up. It's 5 weeks of injury today, one more week and I'll be fine. This week is time to start training, and today I'm going to the...
    CrookedMat CrookedMat 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    Lately i haven't been going, its not like i dislike working out. Its just that all of my motivation gets destroyed on the way to the gym. The drive to the gym is whats keeping me...
    LittleDalek LittleDalek 16-17, M Oct 21

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    I love going to the gym, but jeez there's some intimidating girls there. They're buff as ****.
    biancanicolee biancanicolee 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago