I think about this a lot. Sometimes the exercise (no matter what it is) is hard. It hurts. I want to quit. But it feels so good when I'm done that I push myself to finish. That is the feeling I chase.
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1,278 8/26/13 12:27 P
Almost everything except walking, running and hiking. :) But I'm always really happy after I do some rowing. I love it, and it makes me feel good and accomplished, and it's still always a bear to get started.
I also have a weird mental block with pushups. My brain is still half convinced that I can't do a single one and doesn't want to try and fail. So when I do get on the floor and do ten, it's like ... whoa. Every time.
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4,512 8/26/13 10:56 A
some mornings I just don't want to hit the BowFlex
lots of times when I go for a run - I rarely hit 'the zone' so I just have to focus on the tunes or the scenery or play mind games to keep running
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1,078 8/26/13 9:35 A
The first 2 miles of any run!
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3,293 8/25/13 11:40 P
I love to swim, but I usually feel like giving up around lap 13. If I push through for a bit, it's fine. I do all 72 anyhow.
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234 8/25/13 7:03 P
ST in general. I love what it does to my body, and I never regret it when I'm done, but starting is always hard for me.
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1,299 8/25/13 3:48 P
you sometimes, or even often, have trouble starting; but once you begin or after you have completed it, you feel really good and glad you finished it?
For me, walking and spinning are easy for me to get motivated to do. Heavy bag, foam roller, and chores such as mowing are not quite as easy.
However, hanging abs (ab straps/ab sleeves) is the exercise I have to almost force myself to do. Once I am doing it, it really begins to feel good. When I am done (5-20 minutes), I am sweating profusely, my muscles feel pumped, I am breathing hard, and I feel really "high" because the endorphins kicked in.
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