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I Will Start Working Out Again

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    Because I Want to Be Healthier

    And it would give me a reason to quit smoking and something to do to keep myself from smoking .I love to workout .. i just havent been  very goal oriented lately but now im back and ready to go .
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 28, 2007

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    I Need To

    After I got my first kick of Paxil oh lord did I get exercise motivated.I was running in the rain, at night, you name it and I was most likely corriendo mis nalgas off at that time.But then I got lazy again D:I need to start running as intensely as I once did.
    CrazyHippieChick CrazyHippieChick 18-21, F Mar 25, 2011

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    I Started!

    This morning! I was a little pissed off too so I think I might have over done it, but I only got two weeks to get into some kind of decent shape! I'm thinking if I can work in some cardio twice a day in the next two weeks it could work...
    ThisIsNotBilly ThisIsNotBilly 26-30, M Nov 16, 2007

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    I Don't Want It to Be Too Late.

    Hi everyone! My name is Jessica and I'm 18, almost 19 years old. I'm a sophomore in college. I don't want it to ever be too late to change things. I don't want to be an overweight mom. I don't want to find out I have a health risk and then add my weight to that list. I don...
    LivingForMusic LivingForMusic 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 16, 2009

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    Hee Hee

    I joined a gym 3 months ago - paid £315 for a years membership and only been 5 times!!! the last time i was there was March 18th! I joined March 7th!!!! Ha ha ha But now my gym has gone into liquidation n taken my £315 with it!! I have an appointment for...
    sazead sazead 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 24, 2007

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    parkourvision parkourvision 26-30, M May 9

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    Air Walker

    We have a Tony Little Gazelle in Our bedroom that I NEED to go on but its 96 degrees here and most of the time I dont get more than two hours sleep so I am scared of working out incase I pass out. :-(
    alabastardragon alabastardragon 36-40, M Jun 27, 2007

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    My brother is a body builder.

    He's making me a workout list, which is sweet. And a diet plan. Hopefully soon I'll be pretty big. Get that summer body before summer ends. Abs and all. This is gonna be hard, but fun.
    Dudesonparole Dudesonparole 16-17, M Jun 23

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    Vacation

    I really need to keep up with my exercise program.  I started it about a month ago and I quit, and now I'm doing it again.  I need to keep with it because I was doing so good before!  Plus, I'm going on vacation this summer and I definitely need to look better than...
    sexypink18 sexypink18 26-30, F Mar 12, 2008

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    Today Is the First Day of the Rest of My Life

    I'm finally doing it. I packed my gym bag and it's sitting in my car waiting for me. I'm going to work out during my lunch, even if it's only 15 minutes when I pass out I'm GOING TO DO IT! I decided that jogging would be the best for me, so I'm starting at a mile...
    almostthere83 almostthere83 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    I Will, I Will, I Will

    I have to. I was doing so well in the late summer and early fall. Walking/jogging 5 days a week. Then it rained (yes, I will melt), and now it is usually cool. Bottom line is I have been bad. (Yes, I can come up with some more excuses.) I am getting my Bally's membership renewed...
    ColorMeReal ColorMeReal 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 20, 2007

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    New Year An Old Poundsare Adding Up

         New year & old pounds are adding up. I hate to exercise as I walk all day @ work. We are NOT allowed to sit @ our desk. The wooden object holds paper & dust as it hides my hard green chair. To strengthen my bones & muscle I am begining a...
    moonwalker moonwalker 46-50, F Jan 5, 2009

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    Too Lazy

    Ugh❗ so I tell myself many time ok if not today tomorrow... Or ok today's the day❗ but I can't I just can't junk food is so good oh why is it so good❓ ... I want that beach body I wish I had that beach body no wait I wish I can eat all the food in the world and never gain...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 8, 2013

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    I Made the First Step.

    I finally joined a yoga class!!  Now I just need to work out the other 6 days a week... I would really like to join a martial arts class of some kind, I just can't decide exactly what type.  Tae Kwon Do?  Another?  Any advice on the differences?
    freedomtolearn freedomtolearn 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 2, 2008

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    My Goal

    I have gone from running 6 miles a day and doing yoga, push-ups, sit-ups and jumping jacks, to going to work, then coming home to lie down and read or chat online.Noooooooo!I am bound and determined to start my workout routine again, and this time stick with it. I have probably...
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2011

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    I want to decrease the hours

    that I'm working to a normal level and start working out again twice a week starting from August. We'll see!
    LeahNl LeahNl 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    Well I Already Do, But....

    I already work out, walk a lot and try to get as much exercise as possible, but I am now going to take on a personalised fitness programme with a new gym in the city, as have made too many mistakes in past with my own devised fitness schemes, which have proved expensive to both...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 21, 2008

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    I't Feels Good

       All my life i had an incredibly weak body, even now at the age of almost 23 I only weigh 110 pounds.. and I am 1 meter and 75 cm tall (I am a freakin skeleton!!) For some reason i started doing pushups last month every 20 minute intervals .. since i really hate my...
    GabrielTam GabrielTam 22-25, M Jul 26, 2008

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    After I Have My Baby.

    Well, before I got pregnant I was a heavy weight, nothing that concerned my doctors though... oddly enough. I was 145 pounds and they still recommended me to gain 25-30lbs, I tried to protest but she said my weight was fine and that if I didn't want to gain 30 at least do the 25...
    CuteInChaos CuteInChaos 18-21, F Mar 24, 2011

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    im super jazzed about working out,

    again lately ive been eating cakes and cookies and bread just all kinds of great things and foreign foods ,i gained some weight but nothing to cry about ,but im in the process of getting married and i want to look svelt and beautiful so i got me a new elliptical and im so...
    amie26 amie26 31-35, F 1 Response May 1

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    I'm going to start working out harder

    and better because I want to be confident with my body😏💪
    awk0lez awk0lez 13-15, F May 13

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    I Love Bodybuilding

    Anyone who needs information or motivation on exercising then come and visit I Love Bodybuilding on the Experience Project. If not then contact Southerner if you have any questions. I am a competing bodybuilder so I more than likely have the answer to most of your...
    Southerner Southerner 21-25, M Mar 6, 2008

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    Overweight

    I'm trying to lose weight.Want to make friends in my age group also trying to lose weight.I  like walking or stationary bike best
    mrsclark mrsclark 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 27, 2011

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    Because...

    I remember how good I felt after completing a great workout. I want that feeling back.
    EmptyInside EmptyInside 19-21, F Dec 6, 2007

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    Started Sunday, 12-19-10 And Still Going

    Hi;I have started to get back to treadmill and stretching.  I am blogging or whatever this is to keep myselfaccountable..tried the diaries, tried the New Years resolutions..bah!  So now I figure If I actually have to account for my am workouts I will be more obliged to do so...
    catsforhealth catsforhealth 61-65 Dec 23, 2010

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    I will start working out again.

    Anyone wanna be my workout buddy?:)
    paigeevans07 paigeevans07 18-21, F May 7

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    Big Changes Are Starting Now!!! I Am Changing My Life For My Future Baby!!!

    OK so six months ago i was diagnosed with cervical cancer, i had 2 operations and fortunately i am still able to have children as i has a procedure called a trachelectomy which has been around for 15/16 years but still has been done on less then 2000 worldwide to this day so i...
    nrl83 nrl83 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 29, 2010

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    Yes I Am Determined!!!

    In the past year or so I've been getting better at making myself use the treadmill at home for at least a couple of times a week, which is pretty good for someone like me since I am so lazy (something is better than nothing!). But I let myself stop for a couple of weeks in the...
    selfexploits selfexploits 22-25 Jun 1, 2008

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    Been Trying For Yrs

    I've always been made fun of form my wieght to my looks and just a few yrs ago, I finally started to feel a little more confident.... I need to begin working out again because every time I begin to work out constantly I feel soo much more confident about myself.. I haven't worked...
    Almostthere198 Almostthere198 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 2, 2009

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    Related Experiences

    An update for those of you who care: Day one of P90X is now done! Today's workout was chest and back. Tomorrow I have plyometrics(fancy word for jump training). This will be quite...
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M Aug 13

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    I started today! Im going to do this 3 times a day!
    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M Aug 6

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    Another update. Fell off the wagon, you guys T-T no excuses. I'll just have to try harder next week. Keep me in your prayers.
    yourguardingangel yourguardingangel 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 14

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    what the hell is up with my cat! she ignores me all day and as soon as I start working out, she decides to make it her mission to interupt me as much as possible, gets under me...
    Jumeia Jumeia 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I'm very sick. High fever, congestion, runny nose, cough, allergies, and period cramps yet I'm still working out! That's what I call motivation but then again that's what I get for...
    XSimplyXSuicideX XSimplyXSuicideX 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    I can't help it. I love how I feel after working out and how quickly I can shape my body into what I want. I went to the gym every, single day for years and miss working out as...
    Cindell Cindell 22-25, F Aug 17

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    Working out right now!!!!!!
    thatonegirl156 thatonegirl156 16-17, F Aug 2

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    Just got home from an evening workout. I'm a much happier person after working out!!!! I feel grrrrrreat!
    bawniie bawniie 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 4

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    Even on my rest days, Im thinking about training or Im writing out a workout to do at some point. Working out is my drug, and damn it feels.
    animal47 animal47 22-25, M Aug 5

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    I love working out i cant go a day with out it. Its in my dna
    sneer95 sneer95 18-21, M Aug 8

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    I wish more of my friends did so that working out could be more motivating, but I still like knowing I'm bettering myself!
    enza105 enza105 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 15

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    I learnt working out helps my depression so it looks like I'm going to continue to do so :) Also eat healthier!!!
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    Keep doing your best when working out.
    MadaraU MadaraU 22-25, M 22 hrs ago

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    really i wish i could turn back time . i am not making excuses, but i grew up deep in a city with a strong drug culture (Miami). a week before my 13th birthday, i smoked my first...
    Chulazon Chulazon 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I've been pretty good with not touching a blade, even if it's in sight. I just didn't have the urge to do it. Until a few nights ago, when I started thinking about all the things I...
    SwimmingDarkness SwimmingDarkness 16-17, F Aug 21

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    I will make myself work out for 6 hours a day. I get on treadmill and run and run and run. My body will be so tired and my legs will burn but I don't stop.... I got up at 2am and...
    enjoyholdingmypee enjoyholdingmypee 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 24

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    I'm new to EP but there's not much to know about me only that I love to work out and I can give good tips on getting in shape :) trust me I'm not in the Most perfect shape but I'm...
    fitbodylover fitbodylover 18-21, F 7 Responses Aug 10

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    Lately I've been on a fitness binge and I've been going running, jump roping and lifting weights. I hope to lose a few pounds, but mostly to tone and strengthen. I used to have a...
    bettygingham bettygingham 22-25, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    As you guys all know my girls go to gymnastics practice 5 days a week, well while they are in practice I go into the weight lifting room, I try to do a 2 hour work out 5...
    jennylovestosmile jennylovestosmile 18-21, F 4 Responses 5 days ago

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    I just finished going for a run using a little app called "Zombies, Run!" It's an interesting app/game which has a variety of ways to play. Today I went for a "real world" supply...
    Reboot153 Reboot153 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I'm ready to kill my work out right now! :D Sore morning here I come! ;)
    mcatH2O mcatH2O 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 3

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