Personal Fitness Essay

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- On September 16 my brother and I attended the gym. For my warmup I ran a mile to get my blood flowing. I ran my mile in 8:45. Since my goal is to lose 10 pounds by the end of the semester I need to make sure I work on my cardiovascular health. After our warmup we hopped on the elliptical. We did the elliptical for 8 minutes. After we finished doing the elliptical we went in the sauna for 10 minutes. Starting weight is 245lbs.

- On September 17, I decided to go to the gym before I had to work at 5:30. I got to the gym around 3 and worked out for about an hour before I had to go home and get ready for work. The workouts I did at the gym was running a mile as a warm up and then following it with doing the stair master for five minutes. After finishing the stair master, I felt like I needed to lift some weights so I lifted weights for about 20 minutes.

- On Tuesday September 20, I went to the gym in my home town. I usually do not go to the gym on Tuesday due to the fact that I use that time to work on my assignments. However, I am all caught up on my assignments so I went to the gym. As usual I ran a mile as my warm up. I ran my mile in 8:40.
- On Friday September 23, my friend Isaac and I went to the gym around 6 o clock. I
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I have been able to attend the gym at least twice a week except for this last week because of getting sick. I have been able to do cardio everyday with occasional times doing some weight lifting. The majority of my workouts of included running on the tread mill, riding the stationary bike, doing a mile on the elliptical and doing the stair master. I am not where I want to be yet with my weight but I still have a few weeks left to achieve that goal. Doing cardio has helped me lose the weight I need, however my eating habits always bring my weight back up. So from now on I will continue focusing on cardio but needing to work on my eating habits so I can achieve my goal by the end of the

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