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Words That Move You...

It is really hard to find someone that has more "get up and go" than Olympian Jackie Joyner-Kersee. Did you know that she suffered from exercise induced asthma and still manged to win 3 gold medals in track and field. Joyner-Kersee still holds the world record in heptathlon, the seven event track and field challenge that includes long jump.

So if you feel you have been slacking a bit on the exercise front and focusing more on your aches and pains than your "get up go," hopefully her words will move you...







Ask any athlete: We all hurt at times. I'm asking my body to go through seven different tasks. To ask it not to ache would be too much.

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TygrTygr TygrTygr 8 years
Eeek! It's creepy how you read my mind!
muchacha muchacha 8 years
Honestly, my running is improving by leaps and bounds from when I recommitted to regular exercise six months ago. I always know I have worked hard and am striving to far reaches when I feel a certain soreness. Instead of letting this be a real inconvenience, I am trying to embrace to aches and pains that come with exercise. I feel that I am only growing stronger and healthier.
jhuck jhuck 8 years
Oh man, Friday was the first time in 8 years I picked up a bat and hit some baseballs. Saturday came and the couch was my best friend. I'm trying to get back out more often though, because I know that I'm going to ache a lot now, but when I start aching less and less, I'm bettering myself!
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