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It seems like when I feel the least like exercising (depressed/tired/stressed) I get the most out of it. I always feel much better after I've worked out. emoticon

- Submitted by CUTSIEMUTSIE 4/23/2010 in Exercise | 21 Comments
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LEANMEAN2 2/22/2014 5:23:00 AM

    Agree!
DELLMEL 1/28/2014 7:16:00 PM

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FRANCES-AGAPE 1/27/2014 9:42:00 PM

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I just said the same thing to my Hubby !
We just finished walking indoors at the mall.
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Within 10 mins of walking, I was feeling TERRIFIC !

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for the reminder

We CAN do this, People !
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LOVE, PEACE and BLESSINGS !

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BANNERMAN 1/27/2014 7:38:00 PM

    Thanks for sharing.
AMBER461 1/27/2014 7:16:00 PM

    Yes so true. Thanks for sharing,
SJKENT1 1/27/2014 2:13:00 PM

    I have never said, "man I wish I hadn't worked out today".
CJOHNSTON2001 1/27/2014 2:10:00 PM

    I have alot health issues,COPD,and all that goes with it,lots of breathing problems,I feel the same way,just got to push ourselfs,every little of exercising helps,way to go emoticon emoticon
GLORY- 1/27/2014 12:06:00 PM

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LOVINGKATE 1/27/2014 12:04:00 PM

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RAESUN54 1/27/2014 9:37:00 AM

    I also agree with your statement. Though there are times I just don't want to get out of bed in the morning due to pain/depression, etc. But, I remember a promise I made to myself and I slowly get up, have breakfast and do some sort of exercise. I try to aim for 10 minutes but end up doing at least 20 minutes a day and sometimes longer. Thank you for sharing.

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PEACENCARROTS 1/27/2014 9:34:00 AM

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VAINVT 1/27/2014 7:37:00 AM

    I agree. I call exercise my "happiness pill" because it lifts my spirits.
NEW-CAZ 1/27/2014 5:55:00 AM

    I still reckon the best workouts are the most reluctant ones too, you get more of a sense of accomplishment and like you said it's mood enhancing emoticon emoticon emoticon
LATTELUV 9/14/2010 12:24:00 AM

    I agree, when I really have to push myself to get on the treadmill, I always feel so much better after I have completed my workout.
KALATHIA 4/25/2010 5:07:00 PM

    You know what? This is absolutely 100% true! At least it is for me! More than half the battle is just getting started, but once I'm moving, look out!!! And afterwards, I feel good physically and mentally, as well as being proud of myself for the effort. Thanks for pointing this out!
SAMCAKES 4/23/2010 9:53:00 PM

    Yes! So true!
GTST2009! 4/23/2010 9:07:00 PM

    I agree! Even though I don't want to exercise, I try to remember the feeling I get afterwards...it is so awesome! Also, when I exercise regularly I sleep really well!
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ROPATTON 4/23/2010 1:34:00 PM

    I agree. many times at the beginning of my exercise session I dont feel like getting started but by the time I'm through I've had the best session of the week.
JANEXA 4/23/2010 1:14:00 PM

    I absolutely agree--making the right choice to overcome depression, stress, etc. through exercise causes those feel-good endorphins to burst out of those negative feelings. Pushing through all the stuff builds confidence to stay on track! Thanks for posting this great success secret!!! emoticon
JMPLOVER 4/23/2010 12:21:00 PM

    I agree. it is a great stress relief after I am done exercising
CONNIE1-11 4/23/2010 12:04:00 PM

    i always feel good after exercising too

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