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I Workout But Do Not Enjoy It

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    I Have Never Liked Exercise

    i absolutely hate to exercise. i don't seem to get any of the good feelings that other people talk about.  a friend sent me an article once that said you must exercise for a certain amount of time if you are to get to the point that you feel good.  maybe thats my prob...
    trixi trixi 41-45, F 3 Responses Feb 12, 2008

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    Workout

    Yeah i workout but i can't say i enjoy doing it... Really isn't a joy at all.
    Arorin Arorin 22-25, M 6 Responses Apr 7, 2010

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    Absolutely Positively Can't Stand to Exercise

    I hate to exercise. It hurts makes all my muscles sore afterward so I can barely move. I feel all the stiff the next day. I also tire way too easily. I get so out of breath within 5 minutes. I hate doing it but I do it because it needs to be done, just like cleaning the house and...
    HurricaneLeia HurricaneLeia 26-30, F Apr 18, 2008

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    I already workout but I need to keep myself motivated to do it more so I can feel physically and mental good
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 9 hrs ago

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    I am a straight guy and no interest in cross dressing, being gay or anything else other than being myself, but I do enjoy wearing leggings for the right activities. I have always...
    leggingsforme leggingsforme 36-40, M 3 Responses Jul 28

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    I've become a fan of weight vest idea. Wearing one during a cardio workout is an easy way to put in a strength training element in the workout
    exmarinebusinessman exmarinebusinessman 36-40, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Nursing a hamstring injury and not being able to get my workouts in is making my stir crazy! I usually go to the gym 4-5 times a week, it is how I decompress and relieve stress...
    Geo2033 Geo2033 41-45, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I been going to gym for almost 18 mnths now. When i look back it seems every 3 mnths i up the game and it seems i was wasting my time before that. I feel great, look much much...
    FitBrown FitBrown 36-40, M Aug 15

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    I love to run and do yoga. Wish more people did too, then I could have a workout buddy. Not happening! :( #RunningSolo #SoSad
    JaidIsAWildflower JaidIsAWildflower 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 23

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    Leg day had me feeling like..... Did a couple new workouts and wow my legs are sore. I usually don't feel it til the next day and I'm kinda scared for tomorrow cuz I'm sure it...
    PepperX PepperX 22-25, F Jul 23

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    You know you have done a good workout when your legs are killing - you can't even walk!
    watermelongirl watermelongirl 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 26

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    It's a bit of a love and hate relationship... My sister purchases all different kinds of workout dvds and stuff. But this is by far the most intense.. More intense than just dance...
    cbeneath cbeneath 22-25, F Aug 1

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    I need 2 workout Buddies. I'm in the Springfield/Dayton, OH area. If interested, reply to my Email: dabbssd@aol.com
    InShapeDave InShapeDave 56-60, M Aug 1

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    Just finished out my workout :) Feeling awesome for now.
    Gexxie Gexxie 18-21, F Aug 2

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    I've been trying to gain weight for the longest time ever. I'm 90 pounds. No I am not anorexic. Last summer I was 98 pounds, I worked out. This summer I didn't workout. Anyways how...
    oliviastan oliviastan 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I love to workout, no doubt
    Iv0ry Iv0ry 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    I love to workout and this is why....EPIC
    SgtArmyWife SgtArmyWife 22-25, F 4 Responses Aug 14

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    I try to switch it up all the time. My preference lately has been intense calisthenics. IE- heavy weighted dips, weighted pull ups and chin ups, explosive pushups, hand stand...
    Workoutguy720 Workoutguy720 26-30, M Aug 14

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    End of the workout.. that feeling+sweat+pain=happiness !!!
    fauxlady fauxlady 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hello, my name is Eion. I'm 17 years old, and currently living with my father till the end of the summer. Unfortunately my parents, just like most parents, encourage me to get a...
    CanIBeYourButler CanIBeYourButler 26-30, M 6 hrs ago

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    I enjoy helping those that are in need because it brings about a calmness to me. I feel like all my problems don't matter and there's not a thing more important than helping them...
    terreljones terreljones 26-30, M 6 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I just recently got into working out and i find it to be such a stress reviler. I went to spinning class today and it about killed me :) Lol but i loved every second of it
    sweetlikesuga sweetlikesuga 26-30, F Aug 2

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    I've been doing well working out and eating well but for the last couple weeks i've been slacking I only been working out like 2-3 times a week lol so today is me going back on my...
    fangirl54 fangirl54 18-21, F Aug 2

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    Spent another 20min earlier today on the gym. I went for a run but got down to the end of the block before I called it quits. It is just far to hot here today. 29 degrees Celsius...
    NuuIdeas NuuIdeas 18-21, M Aug 3

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    I've been slacking lately an added a lot of fat but i will get back in shape and get stronger physically and mentally as well
    miz0217 miz0217 18-21, M Aug 10

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    I very much enjoy Classical Music. I know it sounds so out "lame" to some but there is nothing I enjoy more then taking a nice long bath and listening to some classical music, or...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F Jul 27

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    I enjoy those conversations that get you thinking and are enjoyable. I enjoy deep and intimate conversations where everything is on the table and the two participants trust each...
    Winbu Winbu 16-17, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wanna cry now cause I never got chance to enjoy life and cannot enjoy life ever . ******* life
    Johnnystha Johnnystha 26-30, M Jul 27

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    I enjoy having a drink occasionally with friends / colleagues. No I don't drink very often so when I do I like to enjoy myself... What makes this difficult is having a partner...
    Mysticme Mysticme 26-30, F Aug 1

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    Its true I do enjoy getting to know different people through the web.. I enjoy talking and sharing things to get a better understanding of them
    justtheloner justtheloner 22-25, M 4 Responses Aug 3

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    I enjoy the smell of rain. The somehow fresh, cool air in my lungs. The invigorating sensation you get after taking a deep breath; like you can get through the most arduous...
    SquaredA SquaredA 18-21, F a week ago

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    Although I don't find myself especially intelligent I do enjoy talking with intelligent people because I enjoy the exercise and the challenge. I feel that expansion of the mind is...
    EmilyAlter EmilyAlter 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    I don't consider myself to be much of a romantic anymore, regarding people or life in general. However, once in a while, I will read or watch something that feels very romantic to...
    FrozenGuy FrozenGuy 51-55, M 4 Responses Aug 3

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    I enjoy cooking too. I haven't been cooking lately been busy with school but the stuff I enjoy cooking are Italian, Mexican. I've also tried making these Thai spring rolls with...
    hartbri12 hartbri12 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8

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    Before I start, I want to thank everyone who's commented on the stories and given them a like. To recap for those of you who haven't read the first parts to this story, apart from...
    ChloePawson ChloePawson 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Mangos!They have got to be one of the most luscious fruits ever. I just enjoyed a juicy one, fully. Delicioso!
    Mirages Mirages 41-45, F 8 Responses Jul 23

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    They ask me to write about some kind of scenario, I write it out. It gets me off. As well, I really enjoy the challenge of creating compelling characters and themes while at the...
    rasputinoob rasputinoob 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 25

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    Its something I've eventually accepted about myself. lol. If I enjoy it, why not keep enjoying?? I love looking for new books to start, I love reading, I just usually skip to...
    amygirl33 amygirl33 26-30, F Jul 25

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    Enjoy the little things in life because one day you´ll look back and realize they were the big things...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 26-30, F Jul 26

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    The process of understanding the opinions and positions of others, is something I truly enjoy. I love a spirited debate and find them stimulating.
    maggiemaggamuff maggiemaggamuff 36-40, F 3 Responses Jul 27

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    Came back from EP vacation because I was in the need to spend more time in real rather than cyber life. It has been a gratifying experience. I have been able to consolidate a...
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    I enjoy helping others. Its so much to help others in need. Just to see a smile on there face and knowing I helped them and there family! I went on a mission trip last summer for a...
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    Hey guys. I am not here for sexual conversations or anything like that. I am simply here to meet new people and find friends. So if you add me or message me and I feel like all you...
    TheUnpredictable9 TheUnpredictable9 18-21, F Jul 28

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    I enjoy being a woman who likes another women.Also the deepness and complexity are way in another level.A real pain in the *** for the bad,but worthy the good.I believe this gender...
    4biandu 4biandu 26-30, F Jul 29

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    I do enjoy cooking but I have to get the ingredients too. Today I went to Tesco and I had forgotten the little notebook I keep with what I need to buy. It was nerve wracking! I...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Jul 31

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    One warm day in February - a little over three years ago I found the courage to go shirtless into my neighborhood hardware store. I was looking for a padlock and a friendly (and...
    60some 60some 61-65, M 2 Responses Jul 31

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    I do enjoy it, but not when there are some real idiots on the road, don't try road rage with me. And the slow drivers? Oooooomg -.-
    Benni5 Benni5 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 1