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Your body is amazing

Sunday, July 14, 2013

Have you ever really thought about it? Right now, as you're reading this, your brain is running nine to the dozen moving your eyes, processing what they see, working your heart, lungs, digestion, blood filtration, powering your muscles to keep you upright and probably a hundred other things I don't even know about.

Your body can help keep itself in shape. You have legs to walk or run, do jumping jacks or jump rope. You can box with your arms and dance with your hips. Or just flail around like a loon to get your heart rate up. You can do a whole-body strength training routine using nothing but that body. Push ups, lunges, leg raises, crunches and so many more it's almost impossible to get bored.

And then after a hard workout session you can stretch out all your muscles so they don't get sore, just by putting that amazing body into the right position. Need to stretch your quads? Just hike your leg up behind you. Sore shoulders? Just pull your arm across your chest or do the goal post stretch. You have all the equipment you need right there.

Your body is amazing.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MERRY_XMAS 7/19/2013 12:18PM

Great reminder! We must never forget how lucky we are and we must treat ourselves and life as a gift!

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SUNNYBEACHGIRL 7/16/2013 11:14PM

    Interesting thoughts! I agree that after a workout I really feel my body, the strong and the weak. Have a great day

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PESKIGIRL 7/15/2013 12:05PM

  So true... It's the most valuable possession we all have (and we got it for free!!!).

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ROCKMAN6797 7/15/2013 12:32AM

    It certainly is a dependable piece of machinery and, when cared for properly, a fantastic device to help you achieve your dreams!

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TOGEMON 7/14/2013 8:09PM

    I think about this sometimes and get a little worried that by thinking about it, I'll mess something up emoticon

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DISAPPEARING1 7/14/2013 7:10PM

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    I was just sitting recuperating from a work out when your blog popped up. Great advice

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NEEDBU66 7/14/2013 2:20PM

    it really is isn't it? We are fearfully and wonderfully made

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MELIS_24 7/14/2013 1:57PM

    In the hustle and bustle of everyday life you tend to forget how amazing the human body is. Thanks for the reminder!

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AJB121299 7/14/2013 1:49PM


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