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shanimalcracker shanimalcracker 9 years
Thanks crazyfit! Good advice. :)
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
I dread it but at the end I'm glad I went.
Belle-yun Belle-yun 9 years
to be honest, I love working out...just..not at the gym. I have a serious paranoia when I go there,because most of the girls and guys I see there are already toned, fit, slim and beautiful and I have a large chest so it makes running a little annoying. I also get the feeling that these women are staring at me while I'm on the treadmill, thinking to themselves " look at how fat she is, she can't even run fast, let alone run for a long time" this may not be the case..but I just get these Gym fears sometimes, but I do love how I feel afterward.
Fitness Fitness 9 years
michlny - What is Urban Rebounding. I am intrigued and just the name sounds cool and motivating.
lamicmic lamicmic 9 years
it depends on the day but usually when i go to the gym i feel strong and healthy. I begin to see my body not for its form, but for its strength.
Spectra Spectra 9 years
My gym is in my house, so I don't have much excuse for not going, lol. For me, the toughest part is just getting started; once I've gotten going, I feel awesome for most of the rest of the day.
crazyfit crazyfit 9 years
I have my workout clothes out and gym bag ready each nite before I hit the gym. To get in the mood I will listen to music that pumps me up. Sometimes adding a different exercise and changing up the routine helps. Most importantly, I think positive thoughts. It is way too easy to talk yourself out of going. I remind myself that nobody ever says "Gee, I sure do regret going to the gym."
shanimalcracker shanimalcracker 9 years
I feel like some of you guys in that getting to the gym is the hardest part. After sitting through traffic to even get home, I am too tired and unmotivated to get to the gym. Fit, maybe you can post something about how to boost up your motivation to go to the gym when you're starting to get lazy. Like, for me, sometimes I will put my hair in a ponytail during the car ride home because that makes me a little more into going. Anyone else have any tips?
Merlin713 Merlin713 9 years
I get pumped up. I have these few songs on my playlist that I warm up to, and that's when I get all excited and ready to kick some serious booty.
elle86 elle86 9 years
Sometimes I really look forward to it; others, I kind of dread it.... It's all about attitude!
j2e1n9 j2e1n9 9 years
I love going, I love listening to my ipod, and I love the way I feel afterwards. I hate the way I feel when I dont go.
Martini-Rossi Martini-Rossi 9 years
I love the way I will feel at the end of my workout but I still dread going.
greengen greengen 9 years
The biggest reason that I dread going to the gym is that I have absolutely no idea what to do when I get there. I'm at a college that allows us to use the state-of-the-art gym for free but I never really go cause I'm so intimidated by everything, and everyone, there.
mandy_frost mandy_frost 9 years
Congrats to all of you who have been working on losing weight who have been successful! I think all of the above, the more I think about it. It's SO hard to get to the gym is my problem: either a 4:30 wake-up time or a nine block walk to the gym after work (which wouldn't be so bad if I wasn't stopped at literally EVERY light and if there weren't a ZILLION people around who walk the speed of depressed turtles).
michlny michlny 9 years
there are some classes like urban rebounding and yoga that I literally cannot wait to get to!! If I have to do my own thing at the gym - eh.
smellen smellen 9 years
lovin' it lately, and i voted E. have almost lost 10 lbs since jan 1st, and it has gone much easier than i expected. now is just the part where i need to keep focus, stay the course & enjoy the benefits. along with eating healthier, i just feel so much better about myself. and if i can just keep toning up, i will be in the best shape of my life, and ready to throw down some push ups (my goal).
ikxrex ikxrex 9 years
When I go to the gym I feel all sorts of emotions. When I am really tired and I don't feel like working out I drag my rear end anyway and I focus on the endorphin rush I will get from my cardio and weight training workout. When I finally get started on my cardio workout I pick a motivating playlist from my iPOD and work on, being in the moment. To be very honest I have only started working out regularly last year to get rid of all the icky-ness of a very bad breakup. At first, I was only trying to exhaust myself so I wouldn't have any energy left to be sad. After a few weeks, the tighter muscles, the better fitting jeans, and the rush of feeling invincible became very addictive. Now, I work out for my health, both mental and physical. Yes, there are times when being lazy beats out the desire for an endorphin rush but I figure this is how life should be; sometimes disciplined and focused and other times lazy and chilling out. It's all good.
renaimarie renaimarie 9 years
Bored! I'd so much rather go on a long bike ride. I should probably stop wasting my membership though :/
Novaraen Novaraen 9 years
I really have a hard time getting the momentum up to get my butt to the gym...but i remember how great i feel afterwards and then its all good! I've recently lost 5lbs...which is great for me since i've been hanging on to this last 15 lbs since my boys were born 3 years ago!! So it was time to get with it and when i dont feel like going to the gym...i think about that 5lbs and how wonderful it feels to be able to see my abs again!! Thats motivation for me! :D
mdjaeda mdjaeda 9 years
It takes momentum. Until I'm in shape, I feel dread. But once I get back in the habit, working out makes me feel so good.
raieven raieven 9 years
definitely B-but I'm getting a bike this week and a little trampoline so I should be doing more things I enjoy (which means less time at the gym!)
pinkmermaid23 pinkmermaid23 9 years
All of the above really. I mean...I'm not super pumped to hit the gym all of the time, but then knowing how good I'll feel afterwards makes me push through. I think when I'm really busting my butt to my favorite music and sweating is when I feel the sexiest actually. For me, that's some powerful motivation!
syako syako 9 years
I definitely look forward to it. Especially the days where work just drags on and on, I get excited knowing that in a few hours I'll be running miles and doing some pilates. :dance:
Renees3 Renees3 9 years
depends on the day. If Im working out with my trainer, I'm usually pretty excited, we have a good time while he kicks my butt. But on days I'm just going for cardio, sometimes it's DREAD
DreaAST DreaAST 9 years
I don't love working out but I love the feeling afterward and that is what gives me the motivation to do it!
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