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Healthy Inspiration from SparkPeople

Motivational Quote - Exercise is a reward-- not a punishment--for eating.

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Do you see exercise as something you have to do to burn off calories? Change your mindset to view exercise as a fun hobby. Plus, it's a gift: There are so many disabled or injured people in the world who cannot move as freely as they might like to. Be grateful for your abilities and treat your body right by keeping it healthy and active.

 

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VARNI31

4/13/2014 5:13:17 PM

It's so true. Being able to exercise is a blessing.

ROSALIEESTHER

2/24/2014 12:56:51 PM

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It's all about attitude, isn't it?

DCMILES37

2/17/2014 2:18:04 PM

I am going to change my attitude toward exercise, I have always seen it as a punishment for being overweight.

SHKIRK

1/13/2014 3:30:56 PM

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Positive thinking is always the way to go !!

STEELER71

12/2/2013 5:24:29 AM

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So very true. Love this quote.

ANNAERA

5/31/2013 7:42:24 PM

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Initially it felt like a punishment, but ever since I started trail walking and hiking exercise feels like a reward for eating well. And, paradoxically, it feels like a reward for exercising as I'm able to do more and more challenging trails and my favorite spots get easier and easier.

FISHER011

4/28/2013 3:16:57 AM

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Great quote-how true!

BRIT100

3/4/2013 2:07:00 PM

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Yes, I love this quote. I'm going to send this quote to my friend. We are always talking about food.

SWEETBABYKD

3/4/2013 1:06:24 PM

If this is true for you, you are eating the wrong stuff

LUNAESTRELLA

11/18/2012 12:23:17 PM

This is great! I do love how my body feels afterwards.

SENNAIRA

10/16/2012 9:21:24 AM

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I love this quote. Exercise is so much fun. Don't be afraid to try new things -- kick boxing, cross fit, boot camp, step.

CHEMMIE12

9/18/2012 2:10:54 PM

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I've actually gotten to where I enjoy working out. It's not so much the actual workout itself, I mean who wants to be all jiggly and gross, but how I feel afterwards. Even though I'm covered in sweat, I feel cleaner.

JULIE1052

9/3/2012 3:06:54 PM

This one's a good reminder

FITWITHIN

7/29/2012 8:15:48 AM

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I totally agree with this quote. Ninety percent of the time I look forward for my workouts and always looking to do something different to keep it interesting.

LETSSTARTWITH10

7/11/2012 10:02:18 AM

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At first it felt like a punishment but now I get grouchy if I miss my exersise. It feels good to sweat.

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