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Do You Exercise on the Weekends?

Are Weekends Days to Exercise or Rest?

I'm one of those people who likes to exercise consistently through the week. I don't push myself Monday through Friday just so I can rest on the weekends, because I actually love working out on Saturday and Sunday. Since I'm not in a rush to get to work, I can take my time and plan a long workout or exercise with my fam. What about you?

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inlove23 inlove23 5 years
to manda thanks for bringing up rollerblading! I was obsessed with it as a kid, I should defiantly get back into it! I feel like it's too bumpy on pavement though. Hmm..
sourcherries sourcherries 5 years
I try to do something the majority of the week (including weekends), but know that I do need breaks in between. I've cut down on a couple of activities to give my body some rest and it seems to be responding well to a little down time in between workouts. That said, I think weekends allow for longer workouts. Besides, it helps get the weekend started on the right foot!
mamasitamalita mamasitamalita 5 years
both!!! I don't feel rushed to squeeze in my workouts on the weekend so they are more relaxing, and I can really take time to cool down, stretch, rehydrate, etc after. I went on a GORGEOUS run yesterday and then wore pjs the rest of the day... a perfect blend :)
ticamorena ticamorena 5 years
I don't have a problem with exercising over the weekend, but Fridays are my least favourite workout days; in any case, I'll stay active all week, but do actual structured exercise 6 days a week, the day I take off depends on my other priorities, not whether it's a weekend
Lissfit Lissfit 5 years
I usually workout at weekends too, either Saturday or Sunday - love the feeling of having more time to do my workout - no hurry or stress :-)
runnereater runnereater 5 years
Ditto on the long run possibilities on the weekend. On the weekdays, exercise is basically "get in and get out," but on the weekends I can really enjoy being active. Plus, if I didn't purposely work out on the weekend, I'd probably be sedentary the whole day and eat a lot. With the workouts on the weekend, I can justify my huge love of eating :).
Spectra Spectra 5 years
Exercise, but I usually do an easy day on one of the days so I can spend more time with my husband. When I have to work on the weekends, I sometimes schedule my day off for one of the days so I don't have quite as much on my plate.
socalbeachgal socalbeachgal 5 years
I exercise more on the weekend than during a weekday, have lots more time.
GlowingMoon GlowingMoon 5 years
These days, on weekends, I do not exercise, but I'm very active. I'm out and about.
mandaleebee mandaleebee 5 years
I'm on the same page as Syako. I hate the idea of going to the gym on the weekend, but if the weather is nice I love exercising outdoors. Not much of a runner, but I find other things to do! In the winter I love to go snowboarding and just now I got back from rollerblading with my dog!
mtiger mtiger 5 years
I try to workout Monday through Saturday, and take Sundays off.
Linda-McP Linda-McP 5 years
I don't go to the gym on weekends but always walk and do Pilates videos or Wii Fit at home.
syako syako 5 years
I would say both. I would probably never go to the gym on the weekends, but it is a perfect time for a long bike ride or run, especially when the weather is beautiful (like today!). But if the weather isn't nice, or I'm not feeling it, I wouldn't feel bad just spending the weekend resting.
tlsgirl tlsgirl 5 years
Exercise. Weekdays are for waking up at ungodly hours, sitting on my butt all day, and getting in an efficient but definitely rushed workout. On weekends I like to be able to take my time and not worry that I need to get home by this time to exercise by this time to have dinner by this time...
lydialee_home lydialee_home 5 years
It's hard to do a "long run" on weekdays for anyone who have kids and work full-time.
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