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God I love to sweat!

Saturday, March 07, 2009

I've been exercising at the gym for about 3 months now. I was on the treadmill and have been going at a pace of 4.0 miles an hour. One of the trainers said "you seem to be pretty comfortable at that speed. Why don't you increase a little bit so I did to 4.4 miles an hour." It felt comfortable cardio wise. I was able to talk with ease still my little legs had a hard time keeping up and then he said "why don't you try running"?? I haven't really ran since last november when I got so short of breath I just said "forget it". I started jogging, it was okay so I ended up increasing til it felt more comfortable at 4.8 miles an hour. I did this for about 15 minutes before I felt I needed to stop. I haven't ran like this in over 25 years. When I was done with the running/walking on the treadmill after 40 min I was soaked(hair was dripping). God I love to sweat!!!!

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HONEYBEE56 3/8/2009 4:53PM

    Hmmm, isn't that what is commonly referred to as the "RUNNERS RUSH"? emoticon

Somehow it makes runners feel some kind of innate 'high' from all that exertion!

I'd never I have to ask...

Keep up the good work, Melody; I wondered what you were doing to lose all that weight so fast! Woohoo! Obviously it works!

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DDOORN 3/8/2009 6:40AM

    I remember how THRILLED I was to be able to run again...AND even to ENJOY it TOO!



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CALOUSTE 3/7/2009 8:02PM

    Wow, go you! I can't keep it at 4.0 for very long right now- I"m impressed. :) emoticon

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