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I Workout But Do Not Enjoy It

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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 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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    I love to workout, but the biggest pet peeve at the gym is watching the line form to use the treadmills, like do some jumping Jacks to warm up or something don't just stand there...
    jnjdominguez88 jnjdominguez88 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    Just finished a solid shoulder workout. Been a bit slack lately, so it felt good to be getting back into it
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M 8 hrs ago

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    Two days ago, I literally hated doing crossfit. I wanted to be back in shape and healthy, but I just hate working out. And well I started doing some crossfit workouts. I found it...
    MissPeruvian MissPeruvian 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    Okay this is what I do daily, it kicks your ***, but it also makes it look great! It focuses mainly on your thighs and butt, but I seriously feel it everywhere. I saw this on...
    marinadelmonroe marinadelmonroe 18-21, F Feb 7

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    I enjoy my morning walks and yoga. This starts out my day feeling truly amazing, energized and peaceful. My workout always starts out with the same song which puts a huge smile on...
    Joyfullness Joyfullness 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    i am doing workouts from past 1 month pushups , dumbel press , bicep curls i am feeling awesome i started doing abs workout , crunches from yesterday , let's see what changes i...
    phannendrareddy phannendrareddy 26-30, M Feb 3

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    My workout of choice is water aerobics. I go to the local YMCA 5 days per week, Monday - Friday, for a 45-minute class. It's so fun and yet a workout all at the same time. I...
    chrissy1961 chrissy1961 51-55, F 2 Responses Feb 13

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    I have to go so bad it's trying to find its own way out. I'm still holding now but I waiting to long in bed because I didn't want to leave bed and now someone took over the...
    holding99 holding99 22-25, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    So I started insanity over 3 weeks ago and the results are coming a lot faster than I would have thought! When I started the workouts I was 231 pounds. As of last week I am 215...
    ZaneWilson ZaneWilson 18-21, M Feb 4

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    Track is coming up, but it's cold and I don't like the cold so I won't run outside to get ready for it. Anybody got some indoor workout suggestions?
    CheerleaderEm CheerleaderEm 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    got the full body workout today, gym was packed! feel good and my arms are sore as hell
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I'm going to start tomorrow on a food journal. I've been working out hard since December but I'm not seeing the results I want yet. I talked to my trainer and I'm going to get a...
    Niceguy3174 Niceguy3174 26-30, M Feb 10

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    I'm going to start tomorrow on a food journal. I've been working out hard since December but I'm not seeing the results I want yet. I talked to my trainer and I'm going to get a...
    Niceguy3174 Niceguy3174 26-30, M 1 Response Feb 10

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    I'm going to start tomorrow on a food journal. I've been working out hard since December but I'm not seeing the results I want yet. I talked to my trainer and I'm going to get a...
    Niceguy3174 Niceguy3174 26-30, M Feb 10

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    a great workout clears everything mentally, physically and I just have a better day
    sel27 sel27 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 14

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    Actually, I'm learning to love to workout.
    Bagh8 Bagh8 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 14

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    ever experienced that euphoria when you workout? the feeling that you can tackle any obstacle? just had that feeling
    jbm1984 jbm1984 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 14

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    Now that I am recovering from a broken ankle, working out isn't as easy as it used to be. So, I want to work out but I keep thinking about how slow I am and how big I've gotten and...
    mountaingirl8 mountaingirl8 36-40, F Feb 6

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    i need to hit the gym again but ever sins i lost my work out body ive been to lazy to even go
    ea91702 ea91702 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 8

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    So I take a water aerobics class on Fridays at 11am, but I dread it every week at this time because there are 11 other 60+ year old women in there with me and they like to splash...
    MissCocoGr MissCocoGr 31-35, F 17 Responses Feb 13

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    is it weird that I envy aneroxic girls? that I love the way the ribs look so elegant and fragile and beautiful I want my outside to look like my insides feel. I feel huge and I'm...
    thebladeisbae0718 thebladeisbae0718 13-15, F 1 Response Feb 18

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    But when I go at 11 o'clock at night...I'm wide awake and hyper at 1:25 am which is right now. I'm probably gonna be wide awake until 3:30 or 4 then I have to get up at 7:30 to get...
    Randomdays Randomdays 36-40, F Feb 19

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    Still have a little "pudge" but I'm very confident in my body :) hard work pays off
    IwillAlwaysBeMe IwillAlwaysBeMe 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 19

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    I ran nine miles in a snug heavy rubber waterproof smock today. Hadn't run that far in a few months. Felt good on the way back but I am zonked now. I have mostly being doing core...
    Meistrllapgoch Meistrllapgoch 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    I do 5 sit-ups every morning.... It may not sound like much.... But there is only so many times one can hit the snooze button.
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I enjoy the scent of chlorine. I enjoy splashing. (I avoid doing so normally due to the lap walkers. D< ) I enjoy fighting the associated stereotype that blacks people don't...
    Sacryfice Sacryfice 26-30, F 20 hrs ago

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    I certainly enjoy seeing my wife, enjoying herself with our very well-endowed friends, as I know being as small as I am there is very little enjoyment there, I do love to see that...
    barklam5 barklam5 41-45, M 8 Responses Feb 11

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      I am Zeny and I promise to be your partner in crime when it comes to enjoying life at its fullest. I at Zeny.in have been serving a massive clientele with my exclusive...
    dipalirai dipalirai 22-25, F Feb 6

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    I enjoy being in my own company.. not that I am anti social or anything. I have a lot of friends and a nice social circle. But at the end of the day, I want to be alone in my room...
    Bizarree Bizarree 18-21, F Feb 8

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    Fighting4Freedom Fighting4Freedom 16-17, F Feb 8

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    I love going to the beach at night by myself. I enjoy just feeling the cold breeze, and I love the smell of sea. Maybe am just too weird. I would love to meet a weird guy like me...
    yulime yulime 26-30, F 3 Responses Feb 20

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    A bodybuilding 12 year-old boy name Max loves strong stormy winds. He's very muscular, especially his huge pecs, very charming, and he loves his super long double coated high...
    PBWeatherpro PBWeatherpro 18-21, M Feb 21

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    My wife like lingerie and she has a lot of it. We see new things and we both have to see if we can find it in her size. She is a small woman standing at 5'3" she is (now if she...
    uswatcher uswatcher 51-55, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Over the weekend I found myself spending SO much time in the kitchen! What am I doing? Going through some sort of midlife crisis? But I found myself enjoying the process, leaving...
    streetcsi streetcsi 41-45, M 4 Responses 23 hrs ago

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    Enjoying my drink today. Day off soooo why not... Looking forward a nice evening. Enjoy guys!! 😜
    lovingme21 lovingme21 26-30, F 17 hrs ago

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    As much as I am enjoying my single life as it is now, i cannot bear to go back in the past with my ex who i been on and off with for over 3 years. I learnt from my mistakes and...
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