10 Things I Want My Daughter to Know About Working Out

By: fromthemesstothemasses

Aug 07 2014

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This post really resonates with me. I agree with so many of the points, it practically speaks my mind.

My exercise goals was never really to lose weight but to gain strength. That goal really paid off when I felt so much stronger to do things which I thought I would not be able to do. I realize using the excuse of being a girl so I do not have the same strength as a guy is so limiting to oneself. By being stronger I saw myself doing things which I do not normally do, like archery, pistol shooting, wakeboarding and lifting. It is empowering to feel strong. Plus that adrenaline rush after running is like a natural high, who needs drugs.

No matter how many times I go out to the mountains or go hiking near the river, I never cease to be amaze by the beauty of nature. It reminds me that God created this stunner and brings me closer to him.


Mid-way through a recent group exercise class, the teacher lost me.  She didn’t lose me because of some complicated step sequence or insanely long set of burpees; I mentally checked out because of a few words she kept saying over and over.  “Come on!  Get that body ready for your winter beach vacation!  Think about how you want to look at those holiday parties!  PICTURE HOW YOU’LL LOOK IN THAT DRESS!

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