I Want to Get In Shape

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    Never Too Late...

    I admit, I've always been blessed with a high metabolism and as such was always a stringbean growing up. Even now, as I get older, I have a hard time putting weight on. Nonetheless, I feel I have rarely been in good health physically. I've always eaten fatty, salty foods and have...
    Tuva Tuva
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Jun 21, 2009

    Wrap Me Skinny!

    There was no such thing as targeted fat reduction in the past. The only way to reduce fat was diet and exercise that reduced fat equally across your entire body. Well now we have the Ultimate Body Applicator from It Works!. This is a wrap that has a unique blend of phytonutrients...
    AngelsHand AngelsHand
    31-35, M
    Apr 15, 2013

    I Want To Run A Marathon

    I am 270lbs right now and can barely run a mile, I want so bad to get in shape so that one day I can run a marathon, I don't have to do it quickly but just to finish one would be amazing considering where I'm currently at, after that I want to run the tough mudder next year when...
    johndoe12345676 johndoe12345676
    31-35, M
    Jul 26, 2013

    Not that I'm overweight

    or anything. I'm just getting a but softer, with all this staying at home studying, too tired to work out. I need to get back in shape after the big test.
    deleted deleted
    Dec 3, 2014

    I am fat I hate myself wish

    that I could do something anything
    be4everyome be4everyome
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Feb 26, 2014

    I've been working really hard,

    and I have improve tremendously. But its all about the mind set don't you think?
    1Oneday1 1Oneday1
    18-21, F
    Nov 21, 2015

    Advocare 24 Day Challenge(Its Time For A Change!)

    My name is Alan, and I have witnessed many people around me struggled to lose weight and stay in shape. Many good friends of mine are depressed of their weight and i decided to help not only them but everyone else i can reach. One of my good friends ,her name is Daysha and she is...
    AdvocareAlanP7 AdvocareAlanP7
    26-30, M
    Sep 4, 2013

    The Hardest Part Is Getting Off My Butt.

    I'm in shape now, but I just want to build muscle and get stronger. My issue is always just getting off my butt and going to the gym.  Once I'm in the gym, I don't want to leave and usually do not leave until the muscle group I am working on that day has reached complete...
    GIAnonymous GIAnonymous
    22-25, M
    Feb 5, 2010

    Upper Back Pain; Solved!

    I wanted to try this out. I was skeptical but it worked! I had a bad back ache (my muscles mind you, nothing in my bones) and I did 50 wall push ups and it actually helped! I just wanted to write about this to let anyone know who has been working out, that if you do experience...
    sophyquinn sophyquinn
    31-35, F
    May 26, 2012

    Apparently It'S Easy... According To All Those Self-Help Gurus..

    But it really isn't, not for me anyway! Unfortunately I hate the idea of going to a gym as I'm so self-concious. Swimming would also be a challenge for the same reason. I took up running a year ago, but have had to give up due to recurring pain in my left leg (I had a knee...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses May 29, 2013

    I was always a big guy

    until i said enough is enough a couple years ago. I had no motivation. I was depressed and didn't know what to do. One day I just woke up and decided it was time to do something about it. Like why waste my time complaining about how I look and felt when the only person that...
    supserg supserg
    26-30, M
    Feb 26, 2014
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