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Old 07-31-2010, 10:25 PM   #1
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Default Gym Membership?

Who has a gym membership? How often do you go &* whats your favorite things to do?

I can't wait to ge my membership back. I loved the weight room, treadmill, yoga class && pool.
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Old 07-31-2010, 10:29 PM   #2
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I just joined an aerobic studio and love it! I've been taking kickboxing classes (I used to compete in HS and college) and Zumba. I have my own workout room at home with a lot of equipment but I joined to make new friends (and child care is cheap lol)

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Old 07-31-2010, 10:50 PM   #3
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I have a YMCA membership and I
go to the gym every other day to run
on the treadmill. I love it!
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Old 08-01-2010, 12:32 AM   #4
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I have a membership, I go regularly 3 times per week, and try to go another 2 times ( not consistant with that though...). My health insurance will pay for $20 of my membership if I go at least 12 times per month. I use the treamill, the elliptical, free weights, stability balls, some fun machines and had a personal trainer helping me for a bit, loved that! He was terrific! I hated going at first cuz this club is more geared toward high school football/wrestling types, but I lost the self-conciousness quickly, they were all nice, and I think they realize at least I am there trying to improve my health and my weight. Love going now!
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Old 08-01-2010, 04:38 AM   #5
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I've had my gym membership for 10 years now and have only used probably 2 years worth of it, IF that. But now I'm back on track and SERIOUS this time about my weight loss. I don't do any weight machines right now (no sense in building muscle on top of fat, right???) but I walk a mile on the treadmill and then do 20 minutes on the devil machine (elliptical). In the past I have taken yoga classes, but I'm not sure they're offered at this new location. I'm planning on signing up for water aerobics soon, though.

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Old 08-01-2010, 08:16 AM   #6
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I've had a gym membership for just over a year now and I LOVE it. I go 4/5 (sometimes 6) times a week.
I tend to alternate between going in the gym and doing a cardio workout on the elliptical, treadmill, stationary bike, rower etc, and the other days I do toning or step classes or lane swimming.
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Old 08-01-2010, 09:10 AM   #7
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Y membership, generally 4 times/week. Once a week I swim laps, the other days are to use exercise bike. When it's really hot here I use the track to walk/run. Sometimes take a class just to break out of my routine.
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Old 08-01-2010, 09:24 AM   #8
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I go six days a week for 1-3 hours, more in the winter, less in summer when I'm outside.

I love: Spin Cycle class, body + abs class, weight lifting (free weights), treadmill (running mostly) and the elliptical. I also love the pool, but rarely get in it.
Long term goal: To still be calorie counting 11/9/2010
mini goals: ~211-10% lost;12/24/09 ~203 class I obesity 1/28/10; ~199 Onederland/15% 2/19/10; ~188-20%; ~185 half way 5/14/10; 179-bye 180's 6/12/10; ~174 overweight 7/3/2010;169-bye 170's 8/13/10;~164-30% 10/23/2010159-bye 160's~11/1/10; 153-35%~12/23/10; 149-bye 150's~2/11/11; 145 normal~2/14/2011; ~141-40%; 139-bye 140's ~135 GOAL! (129-45%; 117.5-50%)

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Old 08-01-2010, 09:28 AM   #9
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I love love love my gym! I go 3-4 times a week, work on the treadmill, elliptical, rowing machine...use the weight machines and the ab station. I havent braved any classes yet...going to do that maybe after 10kg
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Old 08-01-2010, 09:31 AM   #10
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I work at a university and pay for a gym membership on campus. I go to the weight room 3x a week over my lunch hour. I have in the past used the cardio areas and the pool for water aerobics classes during the academic year. I may go back to the water aerobics classes this fall, depending on how good the instructor is. I also ride my recumbent exercise bike at home early in the morning 6x a week year round.

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Old 08-01-2010, 09:36 AM   #11
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I have a gym membership to LifeTime Fitness. I love it! I just started 2 days ago. I plan on going to the gym 4 days a week (Thursday - Sunday), and would love to up it to 6 days a week, when I get in better shape.
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Old 08-01-2010, 09:50 AM   #12
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lol, I have a gym membership, and I am thinking about canceling it, I go so rarely...

I do like their spinning classes, and I do yoga every now and then.
I think one problem I have is that I get bored on the cardio machines.

All your gym commitments are inspirational! I think I'm going to give it one more chance for the month of August. Maybe a little mini-challenge is in order...
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Old 08-01-2010, 01:23 PM   #13
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I have a gym membership at the Y (guess I've posted about it quite a bit, doh, ha). I used to go pretty regularly 3x/wk, now I have less time, I'm working on getting it back up to 2.

I really like working on the treadmill. I mix it up with the elliptical and arc machine. and I use the resistance machines. I worked with a trainer a few times, so now I'll do stretches and exercises with the medicine ball.

one of these days I'll try a class.
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Old 08-01-2010, 02:59 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Scilla View Post
Who has a gym membership? How often do you go &* whats your favorite things to do?

I can't wait to ge my membership back. I loved the weight room, treadmill, yoga class && pool.

I have a gym membership. It's not a fancy place, no classes, no pool, just equipment. I do all sorts of weights, and then treadmill, eliptical, and use the bike.
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Old 08-01-2010, 03:12 PM   #15
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Hi everyone...I have a gym membership for 3 years and hardly ever use it, but can't seem to cancel it..
Watching a Zumba infomercial the other day I've decided to take a class this Monday and whallaaa there is a class at my gym.
For those of you that have taken the class how much fun is it?? I'm hoping it'll get me back there.
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