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What’s so inspiring about EXERCISE, you ask?
Well, let me tell you. When I exercise, I get more energy (ha! Another “E” word!), which means I can stay up longer doing the things I love. Like reading, watching TV, or, yes Mom, studying. *rolling eyes * (Okay, I don’t love studying, but I know I study harder after a good workout…something about the endorphins going to my brain or…)
Exercise keeps my heart fit, and my muscles strong. When I first started track and field, I could barely run around the block without gasping for breath. Now, with all of my training and other exercise mixed in, I have the energy to run around the block ten times!
And, I can run across my Grandpa’s canola field in 8 seconds flat. That’s two seconds off my personal best.
Of course, running is my favourite type of exercise, but I also like swimming, climbing, riding my bike, snowshoeing, and skating – even though I’m not great at skating. Dad always wanted me to be a hockey player when I was younger. Definitely NOT the sport for me. He got over it.
So, what are YOUR favourite types of exercise?
- Chase Superman Duffy