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MISTY919
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I feel more energized for my day and much more upbeat! I am less bloated feeling and have noticed my clothes are getting more comfortable :)

Keep your mind on the goal and you will achieve.

Its better to feel like Jello after a workout than look like Jello by not working out.


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In August, I started working out with a trainer twice a week, and two days a week I'm on a planned workout the trainer gives me as homework. LOL. Plus, I eat an under 45carb a day diet, at roughly 1100 calories. My goal has been to drop about 25 pounds. I've lost about 14lbs total so far which is some slow going. haha. However, I'm noticing that my clothes fit better, my arms don't look flappy anymore, my um, ta-ta's have actually lifted up to the point where they stay put now, haha! My stamina has increased, I can lift a LOT more than I used to be able to. But the biggest change I've seen is my stability! I'm no longer clumsy and my balance and control over my own bod is incredible! I like that a lot especially as I careen wildly toward 50yo! LOL.



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I wish I could say it's made a big difference in the # on the scale, but it really hasn't that much…HOWEVER, It has made a more important difference in my life. It helps my stress level. It has made me stronger than I ever thought I'd be. It keeps my extra weight body from jiggling, haha ;)

He (The Lord) said to me, "My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness." Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me. ~2 Corinthians 12:9


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Bless your heart on all fronts, LJ. 1st and foremost: You're a high school teacher!! Bless you. 2nd: You're smart enough to know you need a de-stressor! 3rd: Go to the front of the class.
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On top of all this: You're beautiful and glow with good health. emoticon emoticon emoticon

Keep up the good work. You've encouraged me.

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I have more energy!!! My mood is improved and I think positively most of the time;] I learned discipline and regularity as well. Exercising is the best method to realise that we have control over our life and how easy is to deal with most of the problems. We just need to keep running straight to the end and we cannot look at every little stone on our way, we can just jump over it.



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Besides the benefit of getting to eat more calories, exercising helps reduce my stress levels. I'm a high school teacher, and I hit the Y four days a week after school. By the time I'm done working out, my stress feels like it's melted away.




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Lower blood sugars.
I am able to control Type 2 Diabetes with food and exercise.



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increased weight loss



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Since I have lost weight I no longer have bad pms cramps, the scar tissue lump in my throat is gone, my feet don't bother me, and I have been able to sleep better :)

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."


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I noticed that the resistance exercises have strengthen my back, pelvis( don't use the bath room as much), toned my body, and I really feel like I accomplished something.



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Since I exercise every morning 6 days a week, it keeps my life on schedule. It also makes my skin look better - people comment on my healthy glow all the time, and I'm an old goat, so this isn't an accident. I'm sure that it's due to improved blood circulation overall. Exercise has improved my posture and strength. I find exercise addictive - I can't live without it!

Also, for those who are afraid of gyms . . . I've made great friends there. My social network is much wider now. We come in all shapes and sizes too, so don't let your shape or size be a deterrent.
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"The only way to hurt your body is to not use it." Jack LaLanne


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I'm in college and last semester I exercised for 60 minutes a day. I found that I was happier, more confident, had more energy, slept better, could control my acne better, ate better, etc.... This semester I haven't been exercising as much as last semester (maybe 30minutes 3 times a week). I have found a large drop in confidence, poor sleep, worse acne, more junk food in my diet, etc... Even my grades are slipping because I'm becoming more 'lazy'.





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A lower heart rate, and a calmer more relaxed me.

Life is a great big canvas; throw all the paint you can at it.
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Few if any PMS cramps.

Edited by: AGILECAT at: 11/21/2013 (19:41)
Eat to fuel your body, instead of working out to offset calorie consumption.

Courage comes from the Old French for "heart". To be courageous literally means to do something heart-felt.


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Inner happiness!! Especially when life is not treating you fair!!



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It's the only thing that keeps my migraine headaches away!



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clear head and less stress



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GREAT BENEFITS

HELLO TO ALL I AM TRYING VERY HARD TO SUCCESS


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my back hurts less



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Eat better. I've realized the days I start of with exercise are the days I eat well!



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I have more energy to get things done. Also, I have a clearer head and seem to make better decisions.

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"Happiness depends upon ourselves."
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"With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts."
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"Nothing will work unless you do."
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I feel like i've accomplished something everyday that I work out, builds self esteem



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Weight loss, energy, less moody, strength, better sleep, stamina, and not as apt to get sick.



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energy and a sense of accomplishments.



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I have more energy, better sleep, less depression, better mood. oh and I loose weight! emoticon

ALWAYS BELIEVE THAT SOMETHING WONDERFUL IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN


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PIGGYWAY
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GOOD RESULTS

HELLO TO ALL I AM TRYING VERY HARD TO SUCCESS


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BABCIATEA
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I am sleeping better



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I keep within my weight range and i fell good



Join the 10 minute challenge and get exercising.

Put mind into gear and you can do anything.

Don't forget to make your workout fun so as not to get bored with it.

See trevcannon.blogspot.co.uk/


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I feel better, more confidence, emoticon, my clothes fit as they should and my health is better! emoticon



 
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I sleep better, have more strength and endurance. My clothes fit better.

"The definition of insanity is to do the same thing over and over and expect a different result. To see a change, you have to make a change."


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decrease in chronic pain

Do not look where you fell, but where you slipped.
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GREAT FEELING

HELLO TO ALL I AM TRYING VERY HARD TO SUCCESS


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Added to my list is also lower blood pressure and decrease pulse showing a stronger heart.

All things are possible if you only believe, even losing 15 pounds


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Joint pain and inflammation that was nearly constant is now a rare occurence

Greatly reduced anxiety and depression symptoms

Much improved mental focus and short-term memory

"Spillover" effect of improved energy and self-efficacy into work, housekeeping, and personal/creative projects. I feel physically like I can keep going, and believe I am capable, so I get more done.



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So many positive benefits:
1. More energy
2. Feel better
3. Maintain weight
4. Better sleep at night
5. Positive attitude
6. Alert
7. Becomes a habit


All things are possible if you only believe, even losing 15 pounds


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I have experienced health, sleep and energy benefits... but a biggie for me is having a regular exercise routine gets me back on track if I have a bad eating day. When those situations happen I used to"give up", but now I get up the next morning, exercise and start the day off back track.

Rhonda
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Eat healthy.. Exercise daily.. repeat! and Consistency.. that is the secret!


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Better mood, more energy, and reduced blood pressure and pulse.



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I have a better attitude. I have more energy. I am loosing more pounds then diet alone. I have less joint pain. I am stronger. I can do more things, walk further. emoticon emoticon



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I feel better and I notice when I don't exercise it affects my mood. Up until today, I had not seen any weight loss. This morning I weighed in 2.5 lbs less. emoticon emoticon

"NO ONE CAN WALK BACKWARDS INTO THE FUTURE"



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I'm sleeping better, more focused at work, and have reduced my blood pressure to a normal range. I also have lost 26 pounds and feel like I can kick serious butt.



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PIGGYWAY
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HAPPINESS

HELLO TO ALL I AM TRYING VERY HARD TO SUCCESS


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Many benefits:

1) improved personal health
2) more confidence
3) greatly help to keep weight down
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If I can exercise
I feel very happy and powerful
I feel strong and more energy

If you ask why I can't exercise , it's because I am in pain.
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I started a month ago , but I didn't go nowhere.
Why? I am finding everything I do tiresome and very difficult. I am trying to continue and get somewhere with my fight for a better life. My health has been going down in the last 5 years. I am 73 and recently I am experiencing quite a bit of pain with this injury of a sciatic nerve. Of course that has nothing to do with my continued to eat things are not beneficial for me. I believe depression is the cause of wanting more sweets, is my weakne


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WEIGHT LOST

HELLO TO ALL I AM TRYING VERY HARD TO SUCCESS


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Several benefits, in no particular order:

1. Better sleep (more sound)
2. More total energy and more energy throughout the day
3. Improved mood
4. Feel good about my body

Progress, not perfection.


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After I exercise, I am much calmer and happier. I feel proud of myself, and mentally I feel strong and energized. I am less sluggish. It is the consistency that really helps me. Doing it once in a while does not have this effect.

To thine ownself be true - WS.


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I have mental well-being.

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I feel better about myself, it gives me goals to work towards, it feels good and it gives me a sense of accomplishment when I am done



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Better mood.



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not only do I feel better and happier, have more energy but actually sleep better at night too!

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Exercise Your Way! Drink Lots Of Water & Don't Give Up!


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