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I Want to Get Fit and Stay In Shape

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    My Ultimate Fantasy

    Oh, how I wish it would become reality, soon!  Anybody got any motivating tips?
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 13 Responses May 9, 2008

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    Eek!

    The summer is coming fast now! I will not get into shape, never mind stay in shape! Sometimes I think its hopeless. Summer comes with a lot of outdoors actives but also with the best summer fatten snacks! Yeah, I can eat tons of different salads and fruit(fruit salads are the...
    123ct 123ct 36-40, F Apr 29, 2008

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    But Do I Have The Will Power ....

    working out and staying in shape is a life long decision (and not just 60 or 90 days) .. the results are temporary cos as soon as you stop working out .. you lose what you've worked so hard to gain. sometimes my bodys saying - lets go-  and my mind is like - i feel oh so lazy...
    luvdrunk luvdrunk 26-30, F Mar 11, 2012

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    The heaviest I weighed was at 78 kilos,

    now I'm at 57. I was that heavy, I couldn't even run. Now I can run a 10km decently but I would like to do "more" before June starts.BMI wise, I already made it to the 'ideal' range. When it comes to body fat percentage though, I would like to keep it under a single digit. I...
    kixisback kixisback 22-25 1 Response Apr 27

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    I'm recovering from a14 hour black belt test.

    . Started at 7 pm at night til 9 - 10 in the morning.. That was since June on Friday the 13th.. And I'm still recovering.. Can't wait to heal and hit the gym again.. :)
    musicvideographer musicvideographer 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I'll Start To Do Exercise And Try To Keep Me Motivated.

    He decidido empezar un rutnia de ejercicios y ver si reportanto mis avances y fracasos en internet, puedo mantenerme motivada para logar mi cometido, por consigiente, estare en contacto .I have decided to start a execise routine and see if writing my results will keep me...
    Maximiliana Maximiliana 31-35 1 Response Apr 3, 2011

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    Jennifer's Insanity Challenge ..

    My 60-day progress of the Beach Body, Shaun T INSANITY Challenge. Let me tell you .. they mean it. March 22, 2011, I took my FIRST Insanity Challenge fit test. I logged my results, and tucked them away in an envelope so I cannot review them obsessively. I have no weighed in or...
    JenniferSH636 JenniferSH636 22-25, F 4 Responses Mar 23, 2011

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    Help Needed.

    I want to get fit and sculpt my body ive tried many different things such as work outs and dietary changes but never really seem to get the results ive wanted. im looking for someone who is experienced in this area and knows what they are doing to give me pointers and help me get...
    koryd koryd 22-25, M 4 Responses Oct 1, 2013

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    My Diet and Work Out Plan

      I eat 6 meals a day to give me 2200 calories per day That means 230g of proteitn, 172g of carbs, and 77g of fat PER DAY and the goal is to try to spread that evenly through each of the 6 meals so I keep my metabolism going. I also drink lots of water because of the...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 8, 2008

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    Best way to do it is to find something active

    to do everyday and stick to it! For some people it's the gym or sometimes it's a sport. Motivation becomes routine after a while. You can accomplish anything if you just stay dedicated and remain persistent.
    kkwright22 kkwright22 18-21, F Jun 4

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    Working On It

     I am not binding myself to a counter-productively strict diet  As a matter of fact I'm just listening to the way my body feels after I eat  I have noticed over time that 'unhealthy' foods actually make me feel bad and 'healthy' foods make me feel incredibly...
    NaomiZero NaomiZero 26-30, F 3 Responses Jun 9, 2009

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    Losing weight was really hard

    for me . Especially when I was younger and was bullied in school about being over weight . I salute anyone on a weight loss journey because it's not an easy thing to do .
    tbaxter tbaxter 18-21, M Jun 5

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    Getting In Shape With Asthma - And Staying There

     I have been off again on again in shape for the past few years. My motivation: the skinny little things that walk around my school. I want to get toned and that involves getting in shape. My actual motivation: to defy physical limits by defying my asthma. Most think of...
    FallenFromGrace FallenFromGrace 16-17, F Apr 4, 2010

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    I Don't Know If I Am Okay...

    My friends are very thin.. and short so this always gives me a feeling of being big. I am 164cms tall and weigh 61kgs... is it fine...?? please do consider that I am a sports person...  I do plan to lose some weight around 2 to 3 kgs... but is my current weight okay for...
    cognition cognition 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 20, 2008

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    I'm 15 and I'm a healthy weight.

    My problem is, I eat too much of the wrong stuff. I skip breakfast My lunch is chocolate ad crisps My dinner is junk food I need to get into a routine and start eating the correct things to stay healthy and maintain a good inner body. Any tips?🌸
    jessicanorth jessicanorth 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 8

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    tblackwelldd tblackwelldd 41-45 May 12, 2011

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    Itscookiemonster Itscookiemonster 16-17, F Jun 8

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    I Wish I Could Run...

    When I was around five or six years old, I was diagnosed with asthma. I had a really hard time running for long periods of time as a child, even though I loved to run around. I still love running, even though I can't run well. It gives me some sort of temporary thrill and makes...
    animallover110293 animallover110293 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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    Volleyball season is approaching

    once again. Must get in shape. I do cardio for about an hour.
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 4

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    A Beer Gut! Seriously??!

    I'm listening to my thoughts '...plink...''...plunk...' one at a time into the vast placid pool that is my slovenliness.  Other than the year I was born, I swear this past 12 months have been the laziest, and worst ever.  It wasn't like an iceberg of motivation simply fell into...
    gotsalsa gotsalsa 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 14, 2012

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    I like to go walking in a Park with my Dog ,

    I go to Zumba and I like to swim , riding a bike, or hiking .. I am not in the best of shape but I am not too out of shape!
    kath50 kath50 46-50, F 2 Responses Jun 8

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    Weight Traning Is For Everyone

    Remember ladies, weight training isnt just for the guys. Half of my classes are filled with girls. I get some of the dumbest, but at the same time, honest questions and I dont mind answering them everytime. Like, "If I bench press will my boobs shirnk or grow." The...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 8, 2008

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    I'm defenitely not fat

    but I want to get fit and exercise. I also want to be less lazy and start getting things done and work harder.
    toastyknight toastyknight 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 18

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    I always have a desire to stay in shape.

    I always want to know that I'm working out right, or eating well, anything like that. Tired of exercising? get off your fat *** because RESULTS SHOW! Erm... That made me sound like a really mean person. I shouldn't post this buuuuut...
    HappensForAReason HappensForAReason 13-15, M Jun 5

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    Advice For a Teen?

    I am the master of excuses. I can find a reason not to do anything, but this is something I need to do! It's becoming a health problem... I'm only at week one. I want to get more "in shape" (and hopefully in the process get healthier) in about nine weeks. I don't...
    whosanerd whosanerd 16-17 3 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    I Will Help You!

    For ANYONE who wants to get into shape and get fit, PLEASE let me know. I teach a weight training class at the University of Texas and I love to see people get healthy. I can put together a custom diet and exercise program for you, so please dont hesitate to ask. Lets all get...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 31-35, M 25 Responses Apr 6, 2008

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    I Miss My Boot Camp Body!

    Geez, has it really been almost a quarter of a century since I was in boot camp? I sure would like to be as physically fit and trimmed down like I was when I returned home from training. I always had planned to maintain it, but that's a lot easier to say than it is to do.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 30, 2010

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    Freddie61 Freddie61 51-55, M 2 Responses Apr 27

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    I Need To

    I need to get into shape, my life dream is to be a detective, in order for me to become a detective I need to get into shape so I can pass the police academy exam I'm only 15 so I have many years to get into shape but if I'm going to be fit then y not start now.
    Theoldmaid Theoldmaid 16-17, F Apr 11, 2013

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    ...but I'm not vey good at it.

    I don't look bad but my body jiggles more than I'm comfortable with. I'm really lacking motivation :( I need a partner
    Lebby11 Lebby11 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 22

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    Ready To Flatten, Tighten, And Tone!

    I want a body makeover. I want to shed some more pounds, tighten, and tone my stomach, thighs, and arms. I'm not in the worst shape and I haven't gained any weight since starting college and actually lost more weight, which is a good thing, and I have come a long way, but I want...
    PenelopeParfait PenelopeParfait 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2012

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    directionerisraa directionerisraa 18-21, F Jun 5

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    I haven't worked out in forever,

    so I gained some weight (not too much) and got completely out of shape. Tomorrow I'm signing up for some fitness, and hopefully once I am happier with the way my body works, I'll sign up for a dance class. Wish me luck!
    CinnamonCat CinnamonCat 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    Mondays come around too fast! Hope you all have a good day. I'm off to work soon :)
    SarahMichele28 SarahMichele28 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Since I have been out of the gym because of a shoulder injury, I need to get my motivation back! I was feeling great and kicking *** when I was going on a daily basis. Injuries can...
    LilBoyBluu LilBoyBluu 22-25, M 2 days ago

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    I find myself wanting to cut. Been clean for 2 months. Trust me im trying really hard to stay clean. I've been a cutter since i was 13 i think... Was able to stay clean for 3 years...
    kmisfit123 kmisfit123 16-17, F Sep 19

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    Hi... This is not easy... :/ Well... I have fear of bonding/going for a relationship. I'm kind of the forever doubting type of person... It's not hard to know were it came from...
    Paeka Paeka 18-21, F Sep 21

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    Today I wanted to stay naked since the morning, but my family hates nudity in the house. I can only be naked when they leave, and even then I have my grandmother who stays and...
    SageMaster SageMaster 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    My friends think that I'm just extremely shy, but when I say I don't want to go to some party it just means that I want to stay at home and watch tv and movies and just have time...
    Noxxi Noxxi 16-17, F Sep 11

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    Today I wanted to stay naked since the morning, but my family hates nudity in the house. I can only be naked when they leave, and even then I have my grandmother who stays and...
    SageMaster SageMaster 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    I want to go places. I don't want to stay in the same place with a white picket fence and a 9-5 job. I want to go out, experience different cultures, meet different people and...
    Nineismyname Nineismyname 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I want to stay at Disney's Pop Century Resort And visit Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, and EPCOT... ... And maybe visit universal studios or wet n wild
    cutiepieeeee cutiepieeeee 13-15, F Sep 1

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    I want to choose friends who are like minded to me. I'd like to find someone who has some of my interests and sometimes could be different in a way that complements each other. I'd...
    ajrestless ajrestless 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I held her in my arms as she lay dying...she was taking her last breath and I was helpless to save her...Her time was coming to an end and I could only do what was the most...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 6 Responses Sep 7

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    I'm already 21, I don't want to get old :( I don't want to have wrinkles I want to stay young forever? Is it even normal?
    itachiuchiha07 itachiuchiha07 18-21, F 7 Responses Sep 8

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    So my bf was amazing when we met. Sweetest guy ever. Cried if he upset me, took me to fancy dinners and had lots of sex. I eventually moved in to his house, which is quite far from...
    honeybee86 honeybee86 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 10

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    I want to stay home! I haven't had a day off.
    weeniegirl weeniegirl 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    I just want to stay at home, clean, cook, and make it a welcoming place for my man to come home to. I am in College so I feel like it would be a waste to be a house wife but it is...
    wiccanwoman1994 wiccanwoman1994 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Fitness routines can be customized for everyone. You will find what fits your life when it comes to staying fit. Nowadays, there are all kinds of workout routines, equipment...
    greensdrinksnews greensdrinksnews 26-30, M Sep 5

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    Ok. I need to get this one out as a declaration of my new fitness goal. It might be a taboo idea, but my new goal has been inspired by the fact that I am reuniting with a friend of...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 8

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