Treadmill Motivation



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Covergirl

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Help! I live in a freezing cold, arctic, god-forsaken part of the US. In order to maintain my health
and safety I am currently running on a treadmill at the fitness center - desperately trying to
maintain my
4/week running fix.

I'm tired of staring at the sweaty butt of the guy on the stationary bike in front of me. I need
motivation...any suggestions?

cg
 
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Phil M.

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[email protected] (Covergirl) wrote in
news:[email protected]:

> I'm tired of staring at the sweaty butt of the guy on the stationary bike in front of me. I need
> motivation...any suggestions?

Tell him to put on some shorts. Other than that, maybe find an indoor track, or get some serious
cold weather running gear and head outdoors.

-Phil
 
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Bob Garrison

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"Covergirl" <[email protected]> wrote in message
news:[email protected]...
> Help! I live in a freezing cold, arctic, god-forsaken part of the US. In order to maintain my
> health and safety I am currently running on a treadmill at the fitness center - desperately trying
> to maintain my
> 4/week running fix.
>
> I'm tired of staring at the sweaty butt of the guy on the stationary bike in front of me. I need
> motivation...any suggestions?
>
> cg

A portable CD player.
 
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Terry R. McConn

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In article <[email protected]>,
Covergirl <[email protected]> wrote:
>Help! I live in a freezing cold, arctic, god-forsaken part of the US. In order to maintain my
>health and safety I am currently running on a treadmill at the fitness center - desperately trying
>to maintain my
>4/week running fix.

Music players are a must. Get a good sports MP3 player.

Do workouts and tempo runs on the treadmill from time to time. The first few times, speedwork on a
treadmill can be quite exciting. I've seen people
- obviously quite compulsive - who straddle the belt waiting for it to come up to speed before
leaping on to start a rep. You make the same leap on dry land, but with the belt you have to judge
it right. Even without a flying start, it is intimidating to run inches away from hard objects
travelling past at high relative velocity.

Try some of the other machines in the center. They are all similar to running in that you can make
them as tough as you want them to be. They all have calorie counters so you can do the same amount
of work you would running.

>
>I'm tired of staring at the sweaty butt of the guy on the stationary bike in front of me. I need
>motivation...any suggestions?

Try a different time of day when you might find a butt worth looking at?

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Frank-In-Toront

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On Sat, 31 Jan 2004 20:10:33 GMT, "Phil M." <[email protected]> wrote:

>[email protected] (Covergirl) wrote in news:[email protected]:
>
>> I'm tired of staring at the sweaty butt of the guy on the stationary bike in front of me. I need
>> motivation...any suggestions?
>
>Tell him to put on some shorts. Other than that, maybe find an indoor track, or get some serious
>cold weather running gear and head outdoors.
you folks that cry about motivation. you've got plenty to think about when you're running. it's your
time for yourself. plan your day. plan your supper. relax the muscles in your body one by one.
mentally move around in your body feeling how things feel (like, do you feel the shorts flapping, do
you feel your hams tightening and loosening?), so much.

don't read. don't watch tv. go inside. ...thehick
 
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Drlith

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"Covergirl" <[email protected]> wrote in message
news:[email protected]...
> Help! I live in a freezing cold, arctic, god-forsaken part of the US. In order to maintain my
> health and safety I am currently running on a treadmill at the fitness center - desperately trying
> to maintain my
> 4/week running fix.
>
> I'm tired of staring at the sweaty butt of the guy on the stationary bike in front of me. I need
> motivation...any suggestions?

Some guy was touting the advantages of running backwards on the t'mill. Then you could stare at the
jiggly boobs of the gal behind you. If you're not motivated by sweaty guy-butts, maybe jiggly girl-
boobs wil do the trick!
 
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Guest
[email protected] (Covergirl) wrote in message news:<[email protected]>...
> Help! I live in a freezing cold, arctic, god-forsaken part of the US. In order to maintain my
> health and safety I am currently running on a treadmill at the fitness center - desperately trying
> to maintain my
> 4/week running fix.
>
> I'm tired of staring at the sweaty butt of the guy on the stationary bike in front of me. I need
> motivation...any suggestions?
>
> cg

Sure. First you send me nude pics, then I stalk you, and I guarantee you will run faster than ever
before knowing I'm right behind you.
:?)~
 
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