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Sunday, March 10, 2013

Whoever said exercise gives you a "high" was high themselves emoticon
I HATE EVERY minute I am at the gym, not much happier when I workout at home either. The only thing that I don't mind is taking a walk but there are days even that is torture! I so do not feel "high" and believe me I know what "high" feels like(from my younger days!) The only thing that keeps me going is I want to lose weight, I want to look good, and I want to be healthier. Maybe I will feel these endorphins when I am closer to my goal weight but for the time being my workouts are total torture! (after this week's weigh in I wonder why I even went back) Not to mention after today's workout all I want are carbs and have totally eaten all the points I earned today.
Going to try and go back tomorrow after work, have PT on Tuesday and maybe if I am not totally exhausted from this time change thing messing me up I will go Wednesday too.
Here's to a new week! emoticon

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JENNYD97 3/24/2013 6:53PM

    I agree first thing in the morning is good exercising but I can't get my butt out of bed...my alarm goes off and I don't hear it so I can't go to the gym in the morning...I do situps every other day first thing in the am. I was hoping it would get me used to waking up earlier but it doesn't work.

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BLUEJEANS27 3/24/2013 5:23PM

    I wasn't a big fan of the gym until I started going early mornings (and I used to HATE to get up early!) When I exercised in the morning, I found my brain was SO much more awake and productive all day long, and I could multi-task till bedtime. Glad I finally tried it!

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GARDENCHRIS 3/11/2013 7:05AM

    I'm with you!

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KA_JUN 3/10/2013 10:48PM

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JENNYD97 3/10/2013 10:01PM

    I used to play softball when I was a kid and was on a swim team...I have thought about going to the y to use the pool but it is kinda expensive. I don't have anyone that is as serious as me to go to the gym right now. If I could get my butt out of bed at 5am I could go with a friend from work but I haven't been able to do it, I am such a night owl it isn't funny that is one of the reason why I go to a 24 hour gym I can go as late as I want not that I do it very much but the option is there.

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DARLY55 3/10/2013 9:26PM

    Do you like to play? Is there anything that you did as a young child that you enjoyed? Roller skating? Tennis? Any ball games? Tag? Swimming?
Bicycling? Playing is way more fun than exercising. I like playing for fitness. It takes the boredom right out of it. Also, do you have a workout buddy, a playmate? That is the very best way to get into shape - with a friend or partner. When I walk with someone, I will not stop first!
Anyway, good job sticking with it! emoticon emoticon

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JENNYD97 3/10/2013 8:42PM

    I have used almost every machine in the gym, I have tried different exercises at home I just don't like exercise I guess. It has been too cold and snowy this winter so I haven't walked much but like I said even that is too much sometimes. Maybe my definition of feeling good is not the normal but my muscles don't feel good after a workout and when I have pushed it to the next level those muscles are sore exactly 24 hours later and that to me does not feel good, I know it is necessary so I keep doing it. I think part of my problem is I get bored REALLY quick and the things I was doing to change my routine up I can't do by order of the doctor.

I think exercise is just like every other sport, some people like it and some people don't...I love NASCAR and motorsports but I hate football and basketball...and exercise that I do emoticon

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LYNNWILK2 3/10/2013 8:25PM

    I agree with Rocky, there is a "high" but it's more of a feel good you got it done and your body is all stretched and muscles are feeling good feeling.
But good for you for pushing yourself to do it everyday.

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ROCKYCPA 3/10/2013 8:22PM

    You need to find some exercise that you enjoy - if it's walking then maybe just do it a few days a week for a half hour. Find a place to walk that you enjoy the sights. You can do it!!!

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