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100 Reasons You Should Work Out Today

By: Nicole Nichols, SparkPeople Blogger 4/8/2013 6:00 AM : 231 comments : 611,900 Views See More: fitness, motivation,

We all have those days that we don't want to work out even though we know we should. When you need a little motivation, look no further. Here are 100 reasons you shouldn't skip your workout today. Print, save, pin or "like" this post so you'll have easy access to it on the days you need it most. 100 Reasons to Exercise Now

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Because it makes you feel confident Because it helps you get stronger Because exercise helps combat depression Because you'll feel proud of yourself Because you have goals you want to reach Because you'll feel bad if you don't Because you want to move forward, not backward Because it burns more calories than not working out Because it improves your heart health Because you want a great butt Because it prevents diabetes Because you want to be a good example to your kids

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Because you want to feel good in your clothes Because it reduces your risk of cancer Because your body was made to move Because you want to be an athlete Because you want to look better Because it lifts your mood Because you want to stand taller Because it reduces back pain Because it feels good Because it makes you feel accomplished Because you spend most of your day on your butt Because swimsuit season is always coming Because strong is the new skinny Because dieting only works so much Because it strengthens your bones, too Because it helps you lose weight Because it allows you to eat more food Because it's the best way to spend "me" time Because it helps you de-stress Because it's cheaper than therapy Because you want a strong core Because you want to take care for yourself Because you take pride in your body Because it strengthens your legs Because it helps your clothes fit better Because you want to push yourself Because you are capable of more than you ever imagined Because moving your body feels good Because it keeps your mind sharp Because it helps you beat belly bloat Because it helps you sleep better at night Because it gives you energy Because you want to stay healthy as you age Because you want to look younger Because you want toned arms Because it improves your balance Because it burns off last night's dessert Because it boosts your immune system Because sweat is sexy Because you want to live longer Because you want to get better at your game Because you want to catch someone's eye Because exercisers earn more money Because you're more likely to eat better when you exercise Because you want to shave time off your running pace Because you want to breathe easier Because you want to see the scale drop Because exercise improves your sex life Because you are worth it Because being fit makes everything in life better Because you promised yourself that you would Because you deserve a better life Because it'll help you drink more water Because you want to do real push-ups Because it reduces your health care costs Because you'll miss fewer days of work Because you want to create a new future for yourself Because it'll help you like what you see in the mirror Because it makes clothing shopping more fun Because you want to look and feel incredible Because exercising can be fun Because it'll give your skin a glow

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Because it's a good way to spend time with your friends Because it'll help you prevent the middle-age spread Because it reduces your blood pressure Because you don't want to let yourself go Because you don't want to squeeze into an airplane or rollercoaster seat Because it strengthens your spirit Because it's a cheap way to entertain yourself Because you'll be able to reward yourself Because you need a reason to wear those new workout clothes Because you're tired of being tired Because not working out is not going to get you very far Because it's a great way to spend time outside Because you made a commitment to yourself Because you're tired of starting over Because there will always be another wedding, vacation or reunion Because you're not a quitter Because it improves your cholesterol Because it boosts your metabolism Because it prevents age-related muscle loss Because if you can do this, you can do anything Because a fit body is a healthy body Because it beats sitting on the couch Because everyone has at least 10 minutes to spare Because you want to be stronger than your excuses Because not working out isn't working out for you

Because the only workout you ever regret is the one you skip

1. Reduces your risk of getting heart disease.

2. Increases your lever of muscle strength. 3. Improves the functioning of your immune system. 4. Enhances sexual desire, performance and satisfaction. 5. Helps you to more effectively manage stress. 6. Helps you to lose weight -- especially fat weight. 7. Improves the likelihood of survival from a myocardial infarction (heart attack). 8. Can help relieve the pain of tension headaches -- perhaps the most common type of headache. 9. Improves your body's ability to use fat for energy during physical activity.

10. Increases the density and breaking strength of bones. [TOP] 11.Helps to preserve lean body tissue. 12. Reduces the risk of developing hypertension (high blood pressure). 13. Increases the density and breaking strength of ligaments and tendons. 14. Improves coronary (heart) circulation.

15.Increases circulating level of HDL (good) cholesterol. 16. Assists in efforts to stop smoking. 17. Reduces your risk of developing Type 2 (non-insulin dependent) diabetes. 18. Can help improve short-tem memory in older individuals. 19. Helps to maintain weight loss -- unlike dieting, alone. [TOP]

20. Helps relieve many of the common discomforts of pregnancy (backache, heartburn, constipation, etc). 21. Reduces your anxiety level. 22. Helps control blood pressure in people with hypertension. 23. Reduces the viscosity of your blood. 24. Reduces vulnerability to various cardiac dysrhythmias (abnormal heart rhythms). 25. Increases your maximal oxygen uptake ( VO2 max--perhaps the best measure of your physical working capacity). 26. Helps to overcome jet lag. 27. Slows the rate of joint degeneration in people with osteoarthritis. 28. Lowers your resting heart rate. 29. Helps to boost creativity. [TOP]

30. Reduces circulating levels of triglycerides. 31. Helps the body resist upper respiratory tract infections. 32. Increases your anaerobic threshold, allowing you to work or exercise longer at a higher level, before a significant amount of lactic acid builds up. 33.Reduces medical and healthcare expenses. 34. Improves ability to recover from physical exertion. 35. Helps speed recovery from chemotherapy treatments. 36. Increases ability to supply blood to the skin for cooling. 37. Increases the thickness of the cartilage in your joints. 38. Gives you more energy to meet the demands of daily life, and provides you with a reserve to meet the demands of unexpected emergencies. 39. Increase your level of muscle endurance. [TOP]

40. Helps you sleep easier and better.. 41. Improves posture. 42. Improves athletic performance. 43. Helps you to maintain your resting metabolic rate. 44. Reduces the risk of developing colon cancer. 45. Increases your tissues' responsiveness to the actions of insulin (i.e., improves tissue sensitivity for insulin), helping to better control blood sugar, particularly if you are a Type2 diabetic. 46. Helps to relieve constipation. 47. Expands blood plasma volume. 48. Reduces the risk of developing prostate cancer. 49. Helps to combat substance abuse. [TOP]

50. Helps to alleviate depression. 51. Increases your ability to adapt to cold environments. 52. Helps you maintain proper muscle balance. 53. Reduces the rate and severity of medical complications associated with hypertension. 54. Helps to alleviate certain menstrual symptoms. 55. Lowers your heart rate response to sub maximal physical exertion. 56. Helps to alleviate low-back pain. 57. Helps to reduce the amount for insulin required to control blood sugar level in Type1(insuline-dependent) diabetics. 58. Improves mental alertness. 59. Improves respiratory muscle strength and muscle endurance -- particularly important for asthmatics. [TOP]

60. Reduces your risk of having a stroke. 61. Helps you to burn excess calories. 62. Increases your cardiac reserve. 63. Improves your physical appearance.

64. Offsets some of the negative side-effects of certain antihypertensive drugs. 65.Increases your stroke volume (the amount of blood the heart pumps with each beat). 66. Improves your self-esteem. 67. Reduces your susceptibility for coronary thrombosis (clot in an artery that supplies the hear with blood). 68. Helps you to relax. 69. Reduces the risk of developing breast cancer. [TOP]

70. Improves mental cognition (a short-term effect only). 71. Maintains or improves joint flexibility. 72. Improves your glucose tolerance. 73. Reduces workdays missed due to illness. 74. Protects against "creeping obesity"( the slow but steady weight gain that occurs as you age). 75. Enhances your muscles' abilities to contract. 76. Increases your productivity at work. 77. Reduces your likelihood of developing low-back problems. 78. Improves your balance and coordination. 79. Allows you to consume grater quantities of food and still maintain caloric balance. [TOP]

80. Provides protection against injury. 81. Decrease (by 20 to 30 percent ) the need for antihypertensive medication if you are hypertensive. 82. Improves your decision-making abilities. 83. Helps reduce and prevent the immediate symptoms of menopause (hot flashes, sleep disturbances, irritability), and decrease the long-term risks of cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis and obesity. 84. Helps to relieve and prevent "migraine headache attacks". 85. Reduces the risk of endometriosis (a common cause of infertility). 86. Helps to retard bone loss as you age, thereby reducing your risk of developing osteoporosis. 87. Helps decrease your appetite ( a short-term effect only). 88. Improves the pain tolerance and mood if you suffer from osteoarthritis. 89. Helps prevent and relieve the stresses that cause carpal tunnel syndrome. [TOP]

90. Makes your heart more efficient pump. 91. Helps to decrease left ventricular hypertrophy (a thickening of the walls of the left ventricle) in people with hypertension. 92. Improves your mood. 93. Helps to increase your overall health awareness. 94. Reduces the risk of gastrointestinal bleeding. 95. Helps you to maintain an independent lifestyle. 96. Reduces the level of abdominal obesity -- a significant health-risk factor. 97. Increases the diffusion capacity of the lungs, enhancing the exchange of oxygen from your lungs to your blood. 98. Improves heat tolerance. 99. Improves your overall quality of life.

100. Lifelong regular exercise may be protective against the development of Alzheimer's disease. [TOP]
Sometimes we all need a little motivation to workout, heres 100 reasons why you should exercise TODAY!

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Look Better Feel Better Lose Weight Meet new people Bond with old friends Make new friends Fit into old clothes Receive a compliment Reduce your risk of diabetes Get out in the sunshine Accomplish something Reduce risk of heart disease More muscle Tone your body Boost immune system Stress management Release endorphins Reduced risk of heart attack fatality Can reduce headache pain Increase metabolism Improves bone density Improves circulation Increase your levels of good cholesterol May help beat addiction Reduces medical expenses Improves your ability to recover from illness Increases cartilage in joints Gives you more energy Increases your endurance Better sleep Better posture Better athletic performance Reduced risk of colon cancer Better control of blood sugar Increase stroke volume (better blood flow)

36. Increase your self esteem 37. Develop confidence 38. Decrease your risk of coronary thrombosis 39. Its relaxing 40. Reduced risk of breast cancer 41. Better mental cognition 42. Improved flexibility 43. Improves glucose tolerance 44. Enhances your muscles ability to extract oxygen from blood 45. Reduces risk of back problems 46. Improves mood 47. Increases overall health awareness 48. Improves heat tolerance 49. May protect against Alzheimers disease 50. Increases pain tolerance 51. Decreases short term appetite 52. Reduces risk of endometriosis 53. Can prevent migraines 54. Helps alleviate symptoms of menopause 55. Improves decision making abilities 56. To feel comfortable in shorts 57. To feel comfortable in a tank top 58. To feel comfortable in a bathing suit 59. You can eat more without gaining weight 60. Improves balance 61. Improves coordination 62. Reduces risk of stroke 63. Improves respiratory muscles strength 64. Increases mental alertness 65. Lowers resting heart rate 66. Decreases menstrual pain 67. Reduces symptoms of hypertension 68. Can prevent substance abuse 69. Increases blood volume 70. Can relieve constipation 71. Gets you out of your comfort zone 72. Has been shown to boost creativity 73. Helps overcome Jet lag 74. Reduces blood viscosity 75. Helps with blood pressure control 76. Decreases anxiety 77. Can help relieve pregnancy discomfort 78. Helps maintain weight loss 79. Improves short term memory 80. To get stronger 81. To get a better butt 82. Because its always time to start getting in shape for summer 83. Its a great way to get me time 84. It makes clothes shopping more fun 85. It will make your skin glow 86. May increase lifespan 87. Its fun 88. It doesnt cost anything 89. It will get you out of the house 90. Can improve life perspective 91. You already spent all that money on workout clothes 92. To get a more positive attitude 93. To reduce belly fat 94. Youll age better 95. To set a good example to kids 96. Its cheaper than therapy 97. Self respect 98. Respect from others 99. To exceed your own expectations 100. To be the best, healthiest version of you

101. 102. List of Reasons to be Fit 103. 1. to be able to outrun people 2. to kick ASS

3. abs of steel 4. to be stronger 5. to feel healthier 6. to be better than ever 7. one word: endorphins 8. to treat your body how it deserves to be treated 9. endorphinaholic 10. runners high 11. to be your own fitspo 12. so you can be unstoppable 13. to be in the best shape youve ever been in 14. to be able to run a marathon 15. to do whats best for your body 16. to be harder, better, faster, stronger 17. to be unstoppable 18. because endorphins are the best antidepressant 19. to be toned 20. because you CAN do it 21. to live longer 22. to show men that women can do it as well 23. look good, feel good 24. to prove others wrong 25. to look better 26. because all of the pain youll go through 27. to be the one people admire because of 28. to not worry about pictures being 29. to be able to defend yourself 30. to be able to keep up with your children 31. to prove it to everyone who ever said you couldnt do it 32. for a confidence boost and to be happy with myself 33. to accomplish something meaningful 34. to run in cross country and track and finish first 35. to see what youre made of 36. because exercise can be relaxing 37. to outrun those who used to outrun me 38. to know that YOU are in charge of your life 39. for the kick ass abs 40. buns of steel 41. the muscles 42. 'cause there's nothing wrong with being 43. to be able to run miles in double digits 44. because your body will seriously 45. to be someone elses fitspo 46. to have the discipline to not give up 47. to make boys feel like clumsy amateurs 48. to prove to yourself that you ARE strong

49. to surpass the limits you thought you had 50. to be fit for life 51. to be flexible 52. because what doesnt kill you, makes you stronger 53. to make exercising look easy 54. to not be the only one who cant keep up 55. to be in charge of the change you need in life 56. 'cause who said girls couldn't lift? 57. for the body youve always wanted 58. to kick someones ass if needed 59. to beat your boyfriend in a push-ups competition 60. to gain power 61. to just do it 62. 'cause pain is temporary, pride is forever 63. to move freely 64. to show all that doubted, whats possible 65. because Im tired of making excuses 66. to feel better 67. to be comfortable in your own skin 68. to be able to feel sexy in your own skin 69. because you wont regret it 70. if Snooki can do it, you can too 71. to respect your body 72. to not worry if your body can or cannot take you there 73. to be happy 74. to be proud of yourself 75. to feel powerful after a nice, long run 76. to be who youve wanted to be your whole life 77. to finish ahead of the boys 78. because the sense of accomplishment is extraordinary 79. to accomplish the goal you thought was unattainable 80. to be confident enough to run in only 81. to beat your personal best 82. to be remembered as the fit friend, not the lazy one 83. to do what most women wont 84. to be able to sell tickets to the gun show 85. to prove to your friends that being fit > being lazy 86. because it may be hard now, but it will definitely be worth it 87. because the stronger you are, the better you feel 88. because a number doesnt define you 89. to feel and look good while naked 90. to give your body the respect it deserves 91. to not be remembered as the fat one 92. because I want to be strong, healthy, and happy 93. to be comfortable with your shirt off anywhere 94. even spongebob lifts

95. because I want people to know Im a stud 96. to prove to your friends weight training isnt JUST for men 97. because the fitter you are, the better the sex 98. for a healthy heart 99. to have something to smile about, even when 100. to outrun the zombies 101. to be able to enjoy running 102. to be able to protect myself and loved ones 103. to show off your legs and booty 104. 'cause people assume you're no good at anything 105. to run for 20 min. without breaking a sweat 106. for the looks people give you when you tell them 107. so that one day Ill appear in one of 108. to be the one people go to for tips and suggestions 109. to be other peoples reasons to be fit 110. because this is a new lifestyle for you 111. for the before and after 112. to have something to look forward to 113. to say I can run ___ miles 114. because I cant be lazy forever 115. to have brains and brawn 116. for a confidence boost 117. to prove to yourself that you can do it 118. to prove that swimming is a sport 119. because I AM committed 120. because fit > skinny 121. to be able to run on the beach without 122. because Im better than what people think of me 123. to be proud of my body 124. to appreciate fitness even more 125. to be able to smile and be proud of your own reflection 126. to hate putting on clothes because you look better naked 127. to see what your body was made to look like 128. because fit people are amazing 129. because fit isnt a destination; its a way of life 130. to see what Im made of 131. to beat the boys 132. because its time for a change in my life 133. 'cause running is a better wake up than coffee 134. to prove to those who have doubted me that I CAN do it 135. because I hate living an unhealthy lifestyle 136. because victory belongs to the most persevering 137. to be the trainer rather than the trainee 138. to prove that youre more than just that girl 139. to be an example for my family 140. 'cause the secret of getting ahead, is getting started

141. because I believe in myself 142. because strength is the result of struggle 143. because Im striving for progress, not perfection 144. to kick ass at tryouts, and on the field 145. to be that girl 146. to be picked first in gym class 147. to show that boy push-ups arent JUST for boys 148. to motivate those who I care about to start exercising 149. because Im doing something for myself rather 150. 'cause there's nothing better than working out after 151. because brains and brawn are the full package 152. because exercising is my outlet from life 153. to give my body the respect it deserves 154. to prove to people that they can do it 155. to prove to myself what I have always knew I could be 156. because this should be your prime 157. to be the person working out while everyone is asleep 158. 'cause working out feels so much better than 159. 'cause I have the ability to do this 160. to play sports with the boys 161. 'cause at the end of the day, MY health 162. to know that you dont have to come in first place to win 163. because this is a stress outlet 164. to be able to inspire others 165. because my body deserves the best 166. 'cause I'm doing this for me, and only me 167. to be stronger than ever 168. because I want to and I will 169. to know that I am capable of doing this 170. because this clears my mind 171. because this brings me peace mentally and physically 172. to see the changes in my body 173. to be the fastest I can be 174. to be able to say: I did it! 175. because its SO worth it 176. because it makes me happy 177. to change who I am, one rep at a time 178. 'cause I want this more than anything 179. to show them that I havent given up 180. 'cause the gym is my escape 181. 'cause girls aren't the only ones who get to be sexy 182. to do it for me cause it makes ME happy 183. 'cause I'm tired of being the weak one 184. because I deserve this 185. because who doesnt want to feel better? 186. to see progress, not imperfections

187. to be able to take the stairs without getting winded 188. 'cause slow and steady wins the race 189. to be the best I can be 190. to be able to climb ANY mountain 191. because achievement is impossible without dedication 192. because Im tired of waiting for next year 193. to be sexy and know it 194. because this has helped me recover from 195. to be prepared for wrestling season 196. to love my body as much as I love my soul 197. for the smile I will have once I reach my goal 198. to catch them staring at you 199. to prove to myself that I have more strength than I think 200. because the farther I run, the bigger my smile 201. so I wont ever have to take another 202. its a shame for a woman to grow 203. 'cause there's nothing like the feeling 204. because exercising is FUN 205. to feel alive and real 206. to clear my head when life becomes too much to handle 207. two words: DAT ASS 208. to be able to say I used to be fat 209. 'cause exercise motivates me in other areas in life 210. for the feeling when you tell people how much youve 211. so my mind can be as healthy as my body 212. to be less self conscious 213. to be able to tell your personal trainer to keep up with you 214. to feel the beat 215. because if I can do it, I will do it 216. to become one of The few. The proud. 217. to be the healthy friend 218. to not feel regret for another day 219. to have MY best body 220. to impress the men and embarrass the boys 221. to be a personal trainer 222. because progress looks good on you 223. because the weight wont lost itself 224. to prove that cheerleaders are athletes 225. because its time for a change 226. 'cause I want beauty, brains, and brawn 227. because why the hell not? 228. because talk is cheap 229. to know that I can accomplish anything I set my mind to 230. to reach the ultimate potential 231. because what doesnt kill you makes you a fighter 232. 'cause all the excuses have already been used

233. 'cause weight lifting makes me feel like the 234. 'cause hercules ain't the only one that can go the distance 235. to become a Marine 236. to beat my asthma & not let it beat me 237. to prove my family wrong 238. 'cause strength on the outside only comes from 239. to be happy with what I see 240. because its about time I take my after photo 241. 'cause the endorphins keep me happy 242. because strong is beautiful 243. 'cause you're worth so much more than you think 244. "People will stare; make it worth their while." 245. to succeed in losing the weight for good 246. to look GREAT in a bikini 247. to not be ashamed of my body 248. to be able to endure anything 249. to have no regrets 250. to become a Zumba instructor 251. because what do you have to lose, besides fat? 252. to feel good about my body, even after recovering 253. to fight heart disease 254. for elegance, grace and strength 255. 'cause it's not going to be easy, but it's going 256. to finish your workout feeling invincible 257. for the self confidence Ive always lacked 258. 'cause nothing feels as satisfying as sore muscles 259. to change the perspective of myself, mentally 260. to motivate my family to live healthier lives 261. to know that if it came down to it, I could knock you out 262. 'cause being fit means I have more energy to get 263. to be able to do anything for more than 10 seconds 264. 'cause in a world of constant change & pressure 265. 'cause I have to practice what I preach 266. to be a personal trainer 267. to be a role model 268. for the feeling of achievement when I see changes 269. 'cause being in shape saved my life 270. to encourage others to lose weight too 271. to show others that Im capable of doing the things 272. because I want to be a BEAST 273. to kick ass this track season 274. Girl, look at that body I workout 275. to prove that rowing is a sport 276. so that people admire my determination, not my time 277. for the feeling you get after 278. to lift more than the boys

279. 'cause in the end, I'll have something to be proud of 280. to make it to the state meet in cross country 281. "So I like what I see when I look at me, when Im walking" 282. to surpass any goal I set 283. to become an MMA fighter 284. to beat your own personal fitness records 285. to have a new New Years resolution 286. 'cause being fit is a state of mind and body 287. "It is a tough road that leads to the heights of greatness." 288. for me, and no one else 289. so my active recovery days are your hard workouts 290. 'cause on day, I want MY picture up here 291. to make a college sports team 292. 'cause I feel the pretties and strongest after a long, hard 293. to prove that yoga is as good as a sport as soccer 294. to make the cross country team 295. to KNOW you can escape the murderers in horror movies 296. 'cause it's time for the change towards a better me 297. 'cause I'm tired of living like this 298. to be able to climb the staircases at Hogwarts 299. to do amazing things with my body 300. 'cause only I can change my life; no one can do it for me 301. 'cause things do not change; we change 302. to make sure I dont carry on the diabetes in my family 303. to feel the best Ive felt in years 304. to show everyone who said I cant that I can 305. to overcome the voice in your head that says you cant 306. to feel like Im on top of the world 307. to overcome any obstacle 308. to prove to myself that this dream can become a reality 309. 'cause being fit means the world to me 310. to feel sore the next day as assurance of your hard work 311. to allow my body to collapse after that last rep 312. because that hill isnt going to run itself 313. 'cause this is my therapy 314. to know that anything is possible 315. 'cause it all comes down to survival of the fittest 316. to feel your muscles quiver- in a good way 317. 'cause it takes all I've got, but gives back more 318. to deal with pain and win it 319. to prove that I finish what I start 320. to lose weight the healthy way, cause it feels better 321. because my body is my temple 322. to not feel the pain of atrophy 323. to love myself more 324. because girls can have abs too

325. to push my boundaries, mentally and physically 326. to be a lean, mean fitness machine 327. to finish a half marathon 328. to be able to say Ive outrun my running shoes 329. to prove synchronized swimming is a sport 330. to be capable of protecting myself 331. so no one can tell me Im not dedicated 332. 'cause you would only give a temple what it deserves 333. so I can beat the treadmills ass 334. to beat my eating disorder once and for all 335. 'cause this is my last time doing it for the first time 336. to show myself I can achieve anything 337. 'cause can't will always have a CAN in it 338. 'cause I want a change and I WILL make it happen 339. to see just how much my amazing body is capable of 340. 'cause there's nothing more satisfying than stretching 341. to set goals that are out of your reach only to find out that 342. to inspire others to get fit because Im living proof 343. because Im tired of being underestimated 344. 'cause zombies won't wait for you to catch your breath 345. to be the best version of myself 346. because a drawer full of sports bras is just as sexy as a 347. to be able to qualify for the CrossFit games 348. to show my body that I love it 349. "because the sexual tension between me and my running" 350. to be that crazy person running in the middle of winter 351. to overcome my own limits 352. 'cause I like being known as the fitness freak 353. "What you are is not your hopes and dreams. You become" 354. 'cause I demand more from myself than anyone else could 355. because next time itll be easier to go further 356. to feel those little droplets of sweat and be proud that you 357. 'cause the feeling of accomplishment doesn't come without 358. 'cause the best part of my day is hitting the gym 359. "I can do everything through Him who gives me strength." 360. 'cause my butt won't tone itself 361. 'cause no and I can't aren't welcome here 362. to get that sore feeling the morning after your workout 363. because its time for necessary changes in my life 364. 'cause it's always been inside of me- I just have to dig it out 365. to see how strong my reflection looks as a run pass buildings 366. to be the person everyone asks what they do at the gym 367. because I dont want to be average 368. because everythings a personal challenge 369. to stop wishing for it and just do it 370. to remind myself that my body is a precious gift

371. to shatter expectations 372. 'cause in the end, you'll gain more than you lose 373. 'cause starting my day with a run puts me in the zone 374. because this is a way of life 375. to learn to love the burn 376. "If you arent sweating, youre not doing it right." 377. 'cause when someone says I can't, I take it as a challenge 378. to be able to say I stuck to my New Years Resolution 379. 'cause I am my own biggest competitor, critic and 380. to have a better six pack than the boys 381. to bet the very best, like no one ever was 382. "Respect All. Fear None." 383. to be able to go that extra mile 384. to be able to achieve my fitness goals 385. to overcome failure 386. to peel the sweaty clothes off your body after a great workout 387. to train the worries away 388. to push yourself beyond your limits 389. 'cause I've had enough rest days to last a lifetime 390. to know that if it came down to it, you could win the 391. to live better, not just longer 392. because I dont have an excuse not to be 393. 'cause impossible is a word only to be found in the 394. to shake my badonadonk and be proud of it! 395. to outrun your playlist 396. to spend more time running in real life than on Temple Run 397. to be able to run with Forest Gump 398. 'cause I love the look on their faces when I push that weight 399. for the thrill of doing things I never thought I could 400. for that second burst of energy that comes almost entirely 401. 'cause I like that HELL YEAH! feeling after finishing a tough 402. because its about time I become the best me I can be 403. 'cause I'd rather feel sore tomorrow than sorry 404. 'cause sweat is my badge of honor 405. to be their goal, not their benchmark 406. because a good nights sleep should be earned 407. because I look best after a workout 408. for the rush at the gym when you hit your goal 409. 'cause I'm too young to feel this old 410. 'cause I'd hate to look back at my body and think what a 411. 'cause I love the burn of a good workout 412. so my results show while Im at rest 413. to be able to see my muscles and be proud 414. 'cause no excuse is good enough 415. to lift more than ever 416. to be a fit mama and show other moms that its possible

417. to love my body for what it can do, instead of what it looks like 418. 'cause no one ever said it wasn't worth it 419. 'cause pain is temporary, quitting is forever 420. 'cause endorphins are more effective than any drug 421. to have the strength to take a pole dancing class 422. to physically be able to do anything I want 423. 'cause it inspires me to make other healthier choices 424. to prove that the Freshman 15 is a myth 425. to start posting pictures of MY abs and not others 426. to always get asked are you training for something? and 427. to be able to do things I never dared to dream about before 428. to know that anything you can do, I can do better 429. 'cause the pain means I'm alive 430. to keep up with the Doctor 431. to prove that Im not just the cute girl, Im a fighter too 432. to see the after photo 433. to compete in a Tough Mudder 434. to impress my friends in the Marines 435. to look in the mirror and feel proud of what you accomplished 436. to prove that Im stronger than what they give me credit for 437. to show that you ARE good enough and even a little better 438. 'cause my body is the single best investment I have ever 439. to prove to everyone that Im not weak 440. because how can I overcome my opponent before I overcome 441. to be the one others try to keep up with at practice 442. so I can wear a marathon t-shirt as a medal of honor 443. to wake up and feel fierce 444. 'cause working out is more fun than sitting on the couch 445. 'cause I'm tired of coming in second 446. 'cause nothing feels better than being able to call myself 447. to prove to everyone who thinks I cant wrong, especially me 448. to run in the color run 449. to prove that an injury wont stop me from reaching my goals 450. because I want my body to love me as much as I love it 451. to finally be able to do pull ups 452. to reduce the risks of heart disease and liver damage 453. to begin my training as a ninja 454. to get that post-workout glow and the feeling that comes 455. to show the world what Im made of 456. because that playlist needs a workout too 457. so I have a reason to download new music 458. so I can shake my booty at the club all night and not wake 459. to crave healthy food instead of fast food 460. because I want guns like Jenna Marbles 461. to be able to say Im a Spiritual Gangster 462. to be able to push through the burn

463. to no longer have my arms referred to as wet noodles 464. to be that fit soccer mom one day 465. to run for something, not away from it 466. to be as healthy as I used to be 467. because at first theyll ask you WHY youre doing it, but then 468. because I want and need it for myself ,and not for any one else 469. 'cause I'm worth every drop of sweat 470. to be able to out-lift everyone 471. to say Im going for a run and finally mean it 472. to know you had a good ab workout when you try to laugh 473. 'cause in fight or flight, I'm both 474. to find inner peace through health 475. so that next day feeling is kind of an everyday thing 476. to feel, at every achievement, that you have one less limit 477. because if I can beat cancer, I can do anything 478. 'cause nothing, not even the rain, will stop me from my run 479. to be the best volleyball player I can be 480. to get on a machine after a guy and be able to lift more than 481. to be able to take that after picture, and see how far Ive come 482. to conquer myself 483. 'cause after they see me workout, they can't say I'm not 484. to punch harder, better, faster, and stronger 485. 'cause being a freshman on varsity feels awesome 486. 'cause liver disease has nothing on me 487. because Im running out of excuses not to be 488. because repetition brings results 489. to say I can do that without any fear 490. so the first impression people have of me is someone with 491. 'cause if I have a long way to go, then I better get started 492. to say that I literally worked my ass off for this body 493. to make others ask Youre not tired yet? 494. to go to sleep with pride, not regret 495. because when I walk into the gym it feels like home 496. to be in better shape than I was yesterday 497. because I love getting stronger day after day 498. 'cause action > regret 499. 'cause I know when I'm not working hard in the gym 500. to wake up not feeling guilty, but refreshed 501. to achieve zen 502. to be strong mentally and physically 503. because this will become my lifestyle 504. to be better than I thought I could be 505. 'cause it's not an all-or-nothing kind of thing 506. to help others reach their fitness goals 507. because the rest of my life starts NOW 508. to prove that girls are just as good as guys at sports

509. to be known as the strongest girl in the gym 510. to overcome past injuries and push past any limitations 511. to beat my asthma to the finish line 512. because the pain is worth it 513. because I started thinking of my future 514. so no one can say I didnt give my all 515. because the fastest way to get there is by running 516. to prove that my body and mind have no limits 517. because when I run, I feel like a goddess 518. because I refuse to be held back 519. to prove that my genes dont dictate my body, I do 520. because this is the only body I get 521. to reward yourself with that long shower after a good workout 522. 'cause when people tell me I've inspired them it makes me 523. because if they can serve for us, we can run for them 524. 'cause it's not a complete day if I don't workout 525. to know that my physical strength is the result of inward 526. 'cause nothing beats running in the rain 527. 'cause it's something I can control when life throws me curves 528. to make them stare when they see a girl lifting that much 529. because I can always do better 530. 'cause laying in bed is good, but exercise is better 531. for that feeling of success after leaving the weight room 532. so I always have something to work towards 533. for the feeling of setting a goal and then smashing it 534. because theres no better way to start the day 535. 'cause my ambitions are greater than my insecurities 536. because post-run, I am BEAUTIFUL 537. 'cause in the end it's about the one with will power, not 538. 'cause the stronger your body gets, the stronger your mind 539. because happiness lies first of all in health 540. 'cause I'd choose exercises clothes over every day clothes 541. 'cause blisters, bruises, calluses are signs of hard work 542. "I will beat the odds - I can go the distance!" 543. to work to my stress on the treadmill, not on a pint of ice cream 544. to show that I havent given up on me 545. so I can do things others told me I couldnt 546. to make the most of my body and life 547. because I want to deserve my shower 548. because its given me a reason to wake up every day and 549. to show that my body is capable of the impossible 550. 'cause it's something I have 100% control over 551. because Im learning to love the burn 552. to feel yourself getting faster 553. so if I wanted to, I could move to Sparta 554. "Defeat is always momentary!"

555. 'cause if you tell yourself you can't because of your 556. because the grind always comes before the shine 557. so I can say that I GTL instead of just TL 558. because Im unstoppable 559. to be able to row faster every time you get on the water 560. 'cause the post-workout glow isn't a myth 561. to prove to everyone that you dont need a gym membership 562. 'cause greatness is earned 563. 'cause we play to break the weak and expose the strong 564. to be the best cheerleader I can be 565. because its not the size of the dog in the fight, its the size 566. to be able to protect those that are important to you 567. so your abs of steel set the airport metal detectors off 568. because no one ever drowned in sweat 569. to get those positive vibes that keep you smiling throughout 570. to be able to keep up if I were to visit The Biggest Loser Ranch 571. to be able to perform camel pose at 105 degrees F 572. to see callouses on my palms from my hard work 573. 'cause when have you ever regretted a workout? 574. to stop WISHING and start DOING 575. to make five miles feel like five yards 576. because I want to lap the fastest people in my lane 577. so that I can quite because Im DONE- not because Im 578. because every workout is a Last Chance Workout 579. to not be afraid to break a sweat 580. to be that person your coach warns you about 581. because its not a matter of IF, its a matter of WHEN 582. 'cause I'd rather be sore now than sorry tomorrow 583. 'cause in the end I will know that that the pain was just 584. because you have one life, one body and once chance to 585. 'cause I owe it to myself to live healthier, longer, happier 586. 'cause my body is capable of so much more than my mind 587. 'cause I wouldn't work my butt off if I didn't love it 588. 'cause you shouldn't take good health for granted 589. to make that app say you are ahead of your target pace 590. to finish your race and see a new personal best time 591. 'cause if I don't take care of my body it won't take care of me 592. so no one can tell me that Im not built for running 593. to prove to myself that I am worth the work 594. so no one can tell me my body isnt strong enough 595. to prove I wont look manly if I lift weights 596. so I can pass on the push that others have given me 597. to get to the point where, without thinking about it, you turn 598. because that 5k isnt going to run itself 599. 'cause I feel prettiest in workout clothes 600. so people will ask me if Im a pro athlete at the gym

601. because I know I wont regret it afterwards 602. to kick my workouts ass everyday 603. 'cause when I look back I can be proud of what I did do 604. 'cause sore > regret 605. because just keeping up isnt my best 606. because I owe it to myself 607. 'cause true strength starts in the heart 608. because every day I dont train, someone else does 609. 'cause every drop of sweat is instant gratification 610. 'cause running is the best way to discover your city 611. 'cause mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like 612. because I like being in control of my body 613. 'cause chasing a goal is better than running from fear 614. because when everything else is chaotic and out of my 615. to be the runner I never thought Id become 616. to prove that I can not let myself down 617. to be the friend whose thing is the gym 618. so that your calves are now cows 619. to prove that girls are just as strong as guys 620. to show that I can do whatever I set my mind to 621. because before a big game I need to be confident that I will 622. because my post-workout glow is sexy 623. to fee muscles the next day you didnt even know you had 624. because for the first time in my life, Im going to start this 625. to prove that your size doesnt mean youre weaker than the 626. for the grin that doesnt wipe away with the sweat 627. so nature hikes can be beautiful, not painful 628. to make squatting over the public toilet even easier 629. to be able to say four miles is my short run 630. because I know that I worked hard enough when I dont look 631. because getting up for 5 am morning practice feels worth it 632. because no one will wake up and run for me, except me 633. to never underestimate my potential 634. so I can run faster today than I did yesterday 635. to make the wall your bitch 636. to be the person at the gym that everyone looks to compete 637. because knowing that you can kick someones ass if they 638. because despite my size, I love knowing I can take you down 639. 'cause no one works harder than me 640. because you can run a little farther every time 641. to show that nothing can keep me from a goal I set myself 642. because the feeling afterwards is amazing 643. because it feels so good winning 644. to not have to re-rack weights after the boys are done with 645. because your body can go on forever, its your mind thats 646. because my body is a temple, not a trash can

647. because theres no reason to stop, even if I see no progress 648. because telling me you cant is just another reason to push 649. because the clank of the weights are my soundtrack to 650. because no one is ever going to catch up to me 651. to serve my country to the best of my physical ability 652. because they deserve a healthy role model 653. because after a 10 mile run, water has never tasted so good 654. to become known as a regular at the gym 655. to be able to say I accomplished and maintained a goal 656. to put The Situations abs to shame 657. because I dont believe in the word offseason 658. because starting my day off with a run is the best way to 659. 'cause I'm ready to make progress, not excuses 660. because the only things that are standing in my way 661. 'cause there may come a day when I can't do this and today 662. 'cause everyday I'm not training, someone else is training 663. because building muscle is my motivation 664. so theyll say shes strong without the suffix, for a girl 665. to prove that anything is possible with practice 666. because this is ten percent luck, twenty percent skill 667. for the knowledge of being better than you were yesterday 668. 'cause I've just learned to like sweating 669. because Nikes got it straight. Reason or not, Just Do It 670. because super heroes are built from the inside out 671. because I want to earn it, not be given it 672. so that I have a healthy life when Im older 673. so when youre 60 and all your friends have to get hip 674. because running is cheaper than therapy 675. because when I pick up the weights, the kind on my 676. because it only gets easier the more you work 677. because if it was easy, everyone would do it 678. to beat my own limits 679. because the feeling of sweat lets me know Im doing 680. so I can look back and see how far Ive come 681. because ability is limitless 682. so that one super good team mate at practice will finally... 683. 'cause a day without a workout is a day wasted 684. because today I will do what others wont, so tomorrow 685. to be stronger than the guys that say Im just a girl 686. so that since when did you go to the gym? becomes damn 687. so I can run with The Doctor 688. 'cause you never know if you never have a go 689. because everyone deserves to conquer THEIR impossible 690. to KNOW Id win that fight, not just think it 691. because compared to everything Ive been through, eating 692. to train like youre #2, race like youre #1

693. because being fit and healthy is what makes me, ME 694. to prove to my coach that I can become that important player 695. to prove Im as much as an asset to my team as anyone else 696. to be able to do things with my body I never though possible 697. to be better than yesterday and even better tomorrow 698. to make a choice to have a better life and go through with it 699. because giving up is not an option when a lot is at stake 700. to finish a marathon 701. to play college basketball 702. 'cause I never know how good I'll be if I never try 703. "In life, when presented with any situation, breathe, take" 704. to outwork my opponent 705. to make it to the Olympics 706. to train like the Olympians 707. so when I look back on that before picture I took a year ago 708. to be able to free run 709. for that I AM THE CHAMPION! feeling after completing a 710. to show that women can be strong and successful in male 711. because I love going to bed knowing Ill be sore the next day 712. because a healthy body isnt the same without a healthy mind 713. to outgrow that child the other children always outpaced 714. to kick the ball, not just watch it pass by 715. so when I step up at the block to race, Ill know that this race 716. to become a badass roller derby girl 717. so that all day music festivals dont kick my ass 718. because hard work beats talent when talent doesnt work hard 719. to prove that coach that cut me from the team, wrong 720. to be the strongest and fastest in the relationship 721. because its better to go too far than not far enough 722. because anything less would be a cop-out 723. to feel better than I did yesterday 724. to outwork my opponent every single day 725. because destiny isnt in the stars, its in your hands 726. to be like/follow in the footsteps of your heroes 727. to prove marching band is a sport 728. because ability is what youre capable of doing, motivation 729. because Im going for the gold 730. because if Im going to hurt Id rather it be from building 731. because feeling my muscles alive makes ME feel alive 732. to be able to make the difference in the game 733. to be the only girl of your friends who has some serious 734. to have an appetite to run 735. "Life isnt about waiting for the storm to pass, its about" 736. 'cause the only thing standing between me and the woman 737. to be the best lifeguard I can be 738. because when I run I dont feel like crying anymore

739. "The only way to finish is to start" 740. because you never know what you can accomplish until you try 741. to look through fitblrs with a sense of accomplishment, not 742. because its infectious 743. because Id rather get my ass kicked by a workout than the 744. because its that much sweeter when youve EARNED your 745. to be strong enough to control any horse Im put on 746. because now junk food tastes like garbage 747. because when I pick up a weight all things seem possible 748. to express and regain my passion 749. because my post workout glow finally looks like a glow 750. to be able to say that I completed the Insanity challenge 751. because I dont glisten, I SWEAT 752. to not let physical disabilities dictate your healthy lifestyle 753. because its never too late to be an athlete 754. because sweat feels sexy 755. to prove that you can be athletic without playing every sport that your school has to offer 756. to never go through the pain of day 1 of training again 757. because the gym has become the place where I can forget about the whole world and focus on MYSELF 758. because exercise is the best stress reliever 759. to admire the view at my halfway point 760. to be able to beat everyone in the physical Big Brother competitions 761. to earn my race t-shirts 762. because I want to be able to tackle Mount Midoriyama 763. to be the fighter and prove to my peers I am not the weak one 764. to be able to do a handstand for more than two seconds at a time 765. because Im the only one who can take care of myself 766. because my weight doesnt define who I am, but how hard I work to be healthy will 767. because a healthy body is nothing without a healthy mind 768. to be constantly shocked at how much my body can run, lift, and stretch 769. to be the best damn soldier theyve ever seen, female or not 770. to be a guy that finished a triathlon vs a guy that wonders if he could do a triathlon 771. because every day Im new and improved 772. 'cause I want to run on the road less traveled 773. so people ask are you flexing?! when youre not 774. to do more before 8 am than most people do in a day 775. because being known as in shape is an amazing compliment 776. to have a love affair with a burpee and cheat on it with a squat thrust 777. to be so strong, even my Alpha gets a little nervous 778. so the Spartan Race and Go-Ruck Challenges are easy 779. to be known as the best pole vaulter in the world 780. because it gives me physical & emotional freedom 781. because I want to watch my body change 782. to earn that shower

783. so at tryouts, my teammates are scared 784. because new running shoes > new high heels 785. to one day say I ran a marathon today 786. to stop pinning workouts and start doing them 787. to just breathe and be able to workout any grief 788. because its better to feel sore than sluggish 789. so I can stop saying my six pack is in the fridge 790. because Id rather fall down than give up 791. 'cause I love that I suddenly feel like a fitness model when I put my tennis shoes on 792. because that half marathon is not going to run itself 793. because Ill choose my Nikes over high heels any day 794. because the only place where success comes before work is the dictionary 795. because sweat is earned, not given 796. because running feels like flying 797. to tri something new 798. so I can get down to business and help Mulan defeat the Huns 799. to not be a zombie by the end of the Run For Your Life marathon 800. so I can do my first muscle up 801. to be able to compare abs with the Hollister models 802. to tell people punch my abs, and have them hurt their hand 803. 'cause I love blowing people away with my petite frame and unexpected strength 804. to be a force to be reckoned with 805. because girls my age are winning Olympic gold 806. to be able to hold full boat pose 807. so the underclassmen dont pass me up on the team 808. so that TRIATHLON isnt a scary word anymore 809. to be the next Alex Morgan 810. to prove to everyone that Im the athlete I always knew I could be 811. to hear the boys say You bench how much?! 812. so I can let my legs do the racing, not my mind 813. because Ive never set a goal before 814. because the only way to finish is to begin 815. to beat a guy at arm wrestling and enjoy the look on his face 816. because an excuse wont build my muscles 817. to be able to do the 3 day cancer walk 818. because I want to get to the point where working out isnt just for fitness, its my way of life 819. 'cause when someone says you can't do that! I love to see their face when I prove them wrong 820. to show other women that the weight room is not just for boys 821. to hike up Pikes Peak 822. to show my coach that even though Im the smallest on the team, Im not the weakest 823. to become your own success story 824. because I want to own the field 825. so that downward facing dog can feel like a resting pose

826. to be as swift as a coursing river, with all the force of a great typhoon 827. to turn your setbacks into comebacks 828. because all the people who say youre getting too muscular are haters and will need these muscles one day 829. "Things are only impossible until theyre not." 830. because an injury is only a slow down, not a complete stop 831. to show whats possible at any age 832. to add another reason to my list of why Im awesome 833. so the rest of my teammates will be trying to keep up with ME, not the other way around 834. for the pure happiness you feel when you realize youve run farther than you ever have before 835. to know I couldve won Legends of the Hidden Temple if it was still on tv 836. to enjoy the wind in my hair when I run 837. to look forward to working out instead of dreading it 838. "You dont limit your challenges but rather you challenge your limits." 839. to outrun my dogs 840. because the clank of weights is music to my ears 841. because I want to see what Im REALLY made of 842. to have the strength to lead by example 843. to end my day feeling accomplished and proud 844. because I like to push my body and be surprised at what it can do 845. to row in college 846. to not skip an obstacle during the Dirty Girl Mud Run 847. because its one of the few things in my life that I can change 848. because running makes me smile on the inside and out 849. because the battle of your mind will be your biggest opponent 850. because exercising actually gives you more energy than you had before you started 851. to be known as the runner 852. so I can be the person what wins the game when the team struggles 853. because I may be heavier than those that surround me, but I could out run, out lift, out move them any day 854. because I like that others are surprised at what a girl can do 855. because your mind is your greatest opponent 856. to prove that girls can lift just as much as guys 857. because nobody other than myself can prove that I CAN DO IT 858. for the feeling of relief and content you get after finishing a workout 859. so when coach yells out my time, I can smile instead of groan 860. to earn all of the Nike Training Center badges 861. so when you pick up something heavy, you dont need to ask the boys for help 862. to outrun any super villain you cold possible imagine 863. because why shouldnt today be your prime 864. for the indescribable feeling of awesomeness after a good workout 865. because the release of endorphins strengthen both my mind and body 866. because in the end it is just going to be me and I am doing this for me 867. for the ability to run 26.2 miles

868. because I like being stronger than my significant other 869. because this year, Im making my New Years Resolution come true 870. because running is my break from reality 871. to be able to do a 180 degree penche 872. 'cause it truly is amazing how much you can accomplish when you ignore that voice of doubt in your mind 873. because while others are sleeping, I am sweating 874. because I may dread going to the gym, but I never regret the workout when I finish 875. to sweat out my worries 876. so my warm-up is your entire workout 877. because Im getting stronger every day 878. because I cant help but smile at mile two 879. because my only competition is myself 880. so I can pat myself on the back for the rest of the day for a job well done 881. to prove that it doesnt matter what age you start, all that matters is you started and never stopped 882. because I feel sexiest in my nikes and dripping with sweat 883. because I want to earn a beautiful pair of Nikes 884. because the number one rule in Zombieland is cardio 885. to be able to trek that Everest trek 886. for the pride in knowing I take more showers at the gym than I do at my own home887. to prove that this isnt just a phase 888. to stop seeing myself as weak 889. because the gym is my favorite place to be 890. because being healthy isnt a phase 891. to feel your muscles tighten the next day reminding you that you were able to do more than you could before 892. for the love of sweat 893. to stop doing push-ups and start doing earth-downs 894. "She says a winner never quits, quitters never win." 895. so cross-country will be easy next year 896. because you lead from the FRONT of the pack 897. to release stress and re-find myself 898. because its one thing I always have control of 899. because it wakes me up better than caffeine every time 900. because my potential is infinite 901. to be the runner with flare 902. to have my outer strength match my inner strength 903. because I may look like Im not going anywhere, but every step on the treadmill is one step closer to my goal 904. because a year from now, Im going to be thankful I didnt quit 905. because its the best therapy life has to offer 906. because while others are dreaming of being fit, Im making mine a reality 907. so the girls on my team can look up to me 908. to be surprised at what you can achieve when you push your limits 909. to finally outrun my significant other in a race

910. because defeating your arch-nemesis, real or mental, is the most beautiful part 911. because sitting on your ass in a car doesnt compare to the air, the sun, and the feeling of moving your body 912. for the soreness that lets me know Im getting stronger 913. to finally get the fastest mile time 914. to make todays workout next months warm-up 915. to look at the callouses and rips you got from bars and be proud of them 916. because some days, going to the gym is the only thing I get to do for just me 917. because every step, stroke, pedal, and rep makes me stronger 918. to not dread burpees 919. because every step of the way, Ive become grateful for what my body can do 920. because the gym is the only place I can be aggressive and get something good out of it 921. to be able to workout with Cassy Ho and not die while doing it 922. because the only time arg becomes an assuring sound is in the weight room 923. so one day I can finish 26.2 miles 924. to be the very best me that I can possibly be 925. because I hate the sound of myself giving up 926. because health is wealth 927. because my fitness is the one thing no one can take from me 928. because kicking ass is more gratifying than kissing it 929. so I can say I completed the insanity workout. 930. for that feeling when people finally start to notice the results of your hard work 931. to be a walk on that takes the starters spot 932. to know that if GUTS was still on TV, I could win 933. to shun all the nonbelievers of my talent 934. because nothing else exists when I reach my zen zone during my workout 935. for the love of pushing my limits to become something I wasnt yesterday 936. to take care of my body so it will in return take care of me 937. because proving my self-doubt wrong is incredibly empowering 938. because I always feel better after a run than I do before 939. to have better biceps than half the guys my age 940. because its about mind over matter 941. because running is my fountain of youth 942. to (hopefully) stay alive on The Walking Dead 943. because I may not be the fastest or strongest, but I will always be the one who trains hardest 944. to be ready for a whole lot of running when the doctor chooses me as his next companion 945. because being sore is the best motivator
Need more motivation? Here are 20 reasons to workout today! 1.Because it makes you happier 2.Because exercise extends your life expectancy 3.Because your body is made to move

4.Because it lowers your risk factor for disease and illness 5.Because sweat is fat crying 6.Because you deserve it 7.Because it will make your body stronger 8.Because you have goals 9.Because youll fit better in airplane and movie theater seats 10.Because youll like looking in the mirror 11.Because sweating is good for your skin 12.Because challenging your limits is a good thing 13.Because it reduces healthcare costs 14.Because you look sexy when you sweat 15.Because youll sleep better tonight 16.Because it will make you feel more confident 17.Because its good for your heart 18.Because exercise helps you be the best version of you 19.Because keeping your body in good condition is an extension of honoring life 20.Because no one has ever regretted a workout. Ever.