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I Love to Exercise

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    I'm not a freak about it

    but I do enjoy a good run down by the lake every other day.
    maryjoyjoy maryjoyjoy 22-25, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Toned

    To my friends they think I am a "water babe" or "summer babe" because every summer I have to swim and I have to be outside every day. I walk to school, I jogged in my neighbourhood, I play soccer, basketball, I run, I ride my bike, and Zumba. :) I have a lot of my friends to...
    XxTeresaaBoooxx XxTeresaaBoooxx 16-17, F 3 Responses Sep 8, 2013

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    Exercise should be fun.

    It should be something you look forward to. It should stimulate your mind and build new skills. A friend told me about this great step instructor, the only drawback is the location: 11 miles away. I tried it, I loved it. So, I drive for an almost hour through heavy traffic...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    Exercise helps almost everything!

    It helps me work through my anxiety and as soon as I'm fresh out the gym I feel buzzing so happy! Especially when you see results it's so worth it I'm so confident walking down the street! I find guys compliment me more too! To feel healthy and active just puts the body and...
    TashaBbb TashaBbb 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 11

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    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 23

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    I'm so happy! I've been eating healthier

    and exercising three times a week since mid-June. I went to my eye doctor today and I was told that the sight in my left eye improved! I can't see zip so I need glasses, and even with glasses, my vision is a little blurry, so hearing this is great news to me! I need to keep up...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 24

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    Today is rest day from cross fit.

    Ran 8 miles. My run was like an outer body experience. As I'm running along the ocean I can feel my body and soul taking off to the unknown. As I look across the ocean the sun is dancing on the diamond like water. I can see across the water canoe paddlers making their way thru...
    RisingPhenix RisingPhenix 41-45, F 1 Response Jun 13

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    My goal is to get in shape like

    this: http://munfitnessblog.com/wp-content/uploads/2007/09/ryan-reynolds-holding-axe-at-amityville-horror.jpg Or this: http://uinterview.com/cms/uinterview/news/56cb13b23231957ef4c8be6e1f7e91f3.jpeg MAYBE this if I want to look VERY sexy. :P :) http://evergreenfitness.co...
    musicvideographer musicvideographer 31-35, M Jul 13

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    I enjoy exercising and doing daily workouts,

    it gives me this fresh feeling when I'm done and also keeps me in shape :) I think everyone should exercise at least once a day... I herd its even been proven to reduce stress!!
    prettygirlboo363 prettygirlboo363 18-21, F Apr 19

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    I just love going to the gym,

    and tonight for some reason I was with my son and I had the most incredible work out combined with a great cardio session. I was just feeling it... Pressed myself harder than normal and it was exhilarating. Headphones in, smiling at him knowing how awesome he is. Looking...
    W0lfhunter W0lfhunter 41-45, M 1 Response a week ago

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    How Many Calories Are You Burning?

    This is a cool site: http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/calories.htm  You can select activities and see how many calories you will burn. One pound is equal to around 3500 calories, but it is more difficult to lose calories than to gain them, which should come as no surprise.
    imathinkin imathinkin 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2010

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    I love exercising. I feel

    so much better after every workout. It's good for the mind, body and soul
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 1 Response Oct 21

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    My legs and face got slimmer!

    Hopefully i'll lose more fat and gain muscle faster now that i've added more weight-lifting and cardio, each different depending what day it is. Classes have started and i also have to work, but that doesn't stop me from waking up at 4:45 am to exercise for an hour or so. My...
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Euphoria.

    Whew! I made it through an early basketball practice this morning and I am feeling great. You know that sensation when it is finally Friday and you have been training all week? When you bust out that last rep or go through that last sprint in practice and you know you are free...
    SoSwSh SoSwSh 16-17, M Nov 25, 2011

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    Energy.

    Exercise gives me energy. I love to work out and push my limits. The feeling afterwards is a warm glow. I love the rush or adrenaline and to feel healthy. I love my body firm and shaped.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jan 12, 2013

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    hunterrrama hunterrrama 22-25, M Jun 15

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    I joined a gym 14 weeks ago.

    I started at just 2 days a week and then 3 days a week. I am down 35lbs and hit a plateau so I have decided to up my workout to 4 days a week.
    xalian xalian 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 28

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    I had my last smoke after six years of smoking

    yesterday and I went for a 30 minute hardcore bike ride and It felt 1000 times better than any nicotine rush. I used to run track and I could run 5km in 24 minutes without stopping, I really miss being super fit, and I miss having muscular legs/arms/belly, I mean I'm not super...
    Purplesloths Purplesloths 18-21, F Jun 3

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    Strength, Oxygen, Sweat

    Someone throw me a life line, SOS Pump it up, suck it up, build it up If you are out of shape, you don't often want to exercise, but once you're fit, exercise is IT! Get fit, and save your own life.
    imathinkin imathinkin 51-55, F 2 Responses Sep 1, 2010

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    Took my first spin class this week

    and it was super fun. I did a gentle yoga class today, and love the mellow vibe I get afterwards. Hoping to run outside later this week, but I'm a little scared of a mountain lion that's been spotted too many times on my favorite trail. Happy exercising to you all!
    norlights3 norlights3 36-40, F 1 Response Sep 24

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    I love getting the endorphins flowing.

    It's like a natural high.
    ftmFreddy ftmFreddy 18-21, T 3 Responses Oct 16

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    On Exercise

    Yes . . . I love to exercise . . . for instance . . . I'm constently running . . . in circles; often I jump . . . to conclusions; I give my imagination quite a workout: I enjoy long walks . . . off of short piers; you could say I am fit . . . to be tied, I am very active indeed...
    maltesemermaid maltesemermaid 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 13, 2012

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    Had to buy a sweatband

    because a lot of sweat drips onto my face and somehow makes it sting. It works like a charm. I'm glad I bought two!
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F Nov 11

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    Exercise Makes Me Happy!

    I've always been lucky in being a naturally very skinny person so I never really saw a reason to exercise, I always thought "so long as I eat healthy-ish, there's no point in exercise, I don't need to lose weight!"  but when I was diagnosed with depression, I felt exercise...
    moxiegal06 moxiegal06 18-21 2 Responses Aug 9, 2011

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    I love to run at night,

    when the air is cool and the stars are shining bright. It feels like I'm flying and once I've finished I feel like I have just completed a marathon. Exercise truly makes one happy and healthy.
    Iamthecutegirl Iamthecutegirl 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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    Marching (on a treadmill

    or outdoors) for 90 minutes with a heavy rucksack might sound ludicrous, but don't knock it 'til you've tried it. There's something about being a sweaty, exhausted puddle of water with two feet and an iPod... It's almost a kind of meditation. You reach a point at which you're...
    PhresnoPhoenix PhresnoPhoenix 36-40, M Jun 12

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    I love the feeling of heat coming out of your

    body after a good exercise... Then I talk to myself saying to "calm down" thug thug thug.. my heart is screaming! LET IT GO!
    aessis aessis 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 11

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    After successfully eating healthier,

    I decided to eat some sweets. Honestly, I don't see why I liked them in the first place, plus I got a stomach ache. Now my bag reeks of fruit snacks.
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    It's..it's cheat day.

    I've done well eating healthily, but I still feel bad eating sweets x)
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F Oct 4

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    pradeepsam9 pradeepsam9 22-25, M Apr 5

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    Nice long run in this wonderful 75 degree

    weather... Sweat drenched, legs sore, heart racing... Feels so good. Followed by a nice soapy cool shower... Water dripping off my body.
    W0lfhunter W0lfhunter 41-45, M 1 Response Nov 16

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    I just love exercise.

    I do it every morning for thirty minutes and thirty minutes before bed every day and night. It keeps my mind off stuff and it's a great stress reliever. I love feeling the muscle tightness and aches at the end of the day
    Starliteyes24 Starliteyes24 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    Exercise Made Me Sexy

    I've always been in ok shape I guess. But I remember how I absolutely hated gym in Highschool. I am really not good at playing sports, or ice skating, roller blading, or any of that stuff.  I just don't seem to have the skillz. Back then I thought I was the laziest, flabbiest...
    Veggieholic Veggieholic 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 11, 2011

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    I rest my body once a week.

    Saturdays. Today I did a 10 mile run. I love running. Such a high for me. It takes me to levels of sanity I cannot explain. Though I have cut back on running and no longer do marathons, it will always be my first love. Tomorrow crossfit. My body is rested and ready for another...
    RisingPhenix RisingPhenix 41-45, F Jun 16

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    The rush that you get from exercise is quite

    amazing! I love how it makes me feel and also it keeps me healthy. With my career choice, I cannot afford to be unfit.
    TropicalArctic TropicalArctic 18-21, M Dec 8

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    I try to be fit again

    and walk+run more. However, i jogged 9 miles today in about 2 hours. I feel like i don't have energy for anything else for today. I cant even make myself get up from bed and there are million things i should be doing. Any suggestions?
    xruynya xruynya 26-30, F 9 Responses Jul 24

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    I love to exercise, taking rest days 1-2 a week

    sucks a big one. Anyone else relate? A day without exercise is like a cold rainy depressing one. I also love it the next day when your sore as hell. So nice....
    ethan452 ethan452 22-25, M Sep 9

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    Need to maintain ur exercise follow these steps!

    Don’t Break the Habit – The easiest way to keep things going is simply not to stop. Avoid long breaks in exercising or rebuilding the habit will take some effort. This may be advice a little too late for some people. But if you have an exercise habit going, don’t drop it...
    yourtutorialgoddess yourtutorialgoddess 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 29

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    Just finished todays squat challenge .

    . I'm starting a plank challenge today as well!!
    mstv1112 mstv1112 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 26

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    I haven't been able to exercise

    as much as I wanted to lately, but this week, I'm making up for it! I already finished the first routine of the week, so I know I can do it!
    goagainsttheflow goagainsttheflow 18-21, F Aug 4

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    I'm a freak about exercising.

    It's an addiction. Or maybe a sickness. I love the high and the pain. Hmm lol yep a sickness!
    RisingPhenix RisingPhenix 41-45, F Jun 13

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    im crazy about working out,

    i love going to gym, lifting weights and making my self strong and well built. the whole experience of building your muscles and going through different forms of training to improve yourself. i love the whole experience
    m4mak91 m4mak91 22-25, M Oct 15

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    I've recently started running with my Husky. It actually makes running seem more effortless for me and he gets the necessary exercise, so its a win win situation :)
    Eir89 Eir89 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I despise exercise so much! I just ran a mile in 6 minutes and 45 seconds but I hated every second of it. I imagine how fat I would be if I didn't exercise. I would be huge! But...
    ThePlanetSaturn ThePlanetSaturn 13-15, M Nov 25

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    So I absolutely love gaming and computers. But I always think exercise is SUCH a waste of time! And it really irritates me when I have to go out and do exercise! Because I feel...
    sancarn sancarn 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 26

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    I try to run every day. If I don't have time for that, or simply don't want to leave the house, I will do my floor workout routine (push-ups, sit-ups, squats, various dumbbell...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F Dec 13

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    I think I'm a worthwhile person,so why can't I exercise more? I need to keep in mind everyone exercises and does more than I do.I need to extend myself and push for more.It should...
    mirth mirth 46-50, F Nov 27

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    Just burned 300 calories and did 50 squats! #proudd going to slowly build my way up to burning more calories daily! Be motivated, people! Exercise kicked my butt today but I feel a...
    PriscilaGaray PriscilaGaray 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 8

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    I really enjoying bicycling....it is my way to unwind and exercise, at the end of the work day. I live in the country and so when I go on my bike ride, I am greeted with peace and...
    sunnycaramelo sunnycaramelo 46-50, F a week ago

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