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What Is A Workout?

Monday, August 06, 2012


A workout is 25 percent perspiration and 75 percent determination. Stated another way, it is one part physical exertion and three parts self-discipline. Doing it is easy once you get started.

A workout makes you better today than you were yesterday. It strengthens the body, relaxes the mind, and toughens the spirit. When you work out regularly, your problems diminish and your confidence grows.

A workout is a personal triumph over laziness and procrastination. It is the badge of a winner - the mark of an organized, goal-oriented person who has taken charge of his, or her, destiny.

A workout is a wise use of time and an investment in excellence. It is a way of preparing for life's challenges and proving to yourself that you have what it takes to do what is necessary.

A workout is a key that helps unlock the door to opportunity and success. Hidden within each of us is an extraordinary force. Physical and mental fitness are the triggers that can release it.

A workout is a form of rebirth. When you finish a good workout, you don't simply feel better, YOU FEEL BETTER ABOUT YOURSELF.

~George Allen

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
ARKPLE 9/8/2012 11:27AM

    I MUST print this out and post it where I can see it daily. Thanks for the motivation and for spelling this out so clearly. This is just what I needed to hear, both today and every day.

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ROZEEROZ1 9/1/2012 2:39AM

    I like this blog so much that I am leaving a second comment.
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ROZEEROZ1 8/8/2012 4:25AM

    I love this blog.

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CANDOK1260 8/7/2012 10:58PM

    emoticon FOR SHARING

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KARIDIAN1 8/7/2012 10:27PM

    Great blog!

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RAWHIDE64 8/7/2012 8:39PM

    All true. I love it. emoticon


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FUSIONGRAFX 8/7/2012 6:49PM

    Great post Nancy!

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COCHESE321 8/7/2012 5:40PM

    Love my work outs. I even love walking around in my sweaty gym clothes because it shows that I care about my body and am working it!


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ADVENTURE_4HIRE 8/7/2012 3:10PM

    Thanks, Nancy!! Here's a good one:

“Sometimes people will hear you and be able to change their behavior, but often their behavior has more to do with their own need for approval than with your need for support. No matter what their response, you need to be firm and hold your ground. At the end of the day, your health is your responsibility.”
-Jillian Michaels, Winning by Losing: Drop the Weight, Change Your Life

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INNER-ME 8/7/2012 3:10PM

    Love this, whenever I try to talk myself out of not working out, I will read this as a reminder of how I will feel after I did work out.

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TWNOMWE 8/7/2012 2:09PM


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MJ7DM33 8/7/2012 11:19AM

  Well said!!! Thanks for sharing!!!

Comment edited on: 8/7/2012 11:20:27 AM

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RFJSJ50 8/7/2012 10:51AM

    You have shared true words of wisdom - just what I need to read and take to heart!

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COOLMAMA11 8/7/2012 10:26AM

    emoticon Thanks for sharing!

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CEKNIGHT 8/7/2012 10:21AM

    Awesome! Thanks for sharing!

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NEVERORNOW 8/7/2012 8:54AM

    Very true!! emoticon

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MADAMES 8/7/2012 7:56AM

    I love this!


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CANNINGNANNY 8/7/2012 7:50AM

    SOOO True !!!!

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JSALERNO 8/7/2012 5:55AM


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    Thanks for posting this its awesome!

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ONE-HOT-MAMA1 8/6/2012 11:43PM

    i love this blog good job

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MANILUS 8/6/2012 11:28PM

    For the last 2 days I have experienced that rebirth and it reminds me that I love fitness!

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PJBONARRIGO 8/6/2012 11:26PM

    "I regret working out today", said No One Ever. emoticon

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