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This blog was made to help give people who struggle with motivation reasons to become fit. I always see reasons why people want to lose weight, but I've never saw one for people who just want to get fit. So, hopefully this blog helps you:) & YES, I accept submissions HERE.
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List of Reasons to be Fit

1. to be able to outrun people
2. to kick ASS
3. abs of steel
4. to be stronger
5. to feel healthier
6. to be better than ever
7. one word: endorphins
8. to treat your body how it deserves to be treated
9. endorphinaholic
10. runner’s high
11. to be your own fitspo
12. so you can be unstoppable
13. to be in the best shape you’ve ever been in
14. to be able to run a marathon
15. to do what’s best for your body
16. to be harder, better, faster, stronger
17. to be unstoppable
18. because endorphins are the best antidepressant
19. to be toned
20. because you CAN do it
21. to live longer
22. to show men that women can do it as well
23. look good, feel good
24. to prove others wrong
25. to look better
26. because all of the pain you’ll go through…
27. to be the one people admire because of…
28. to not worry about pictures being…
29. to be able to defend yourself
30. to be able to keep up with your children
31. to prove it to everyone who ever said you couldn’t do it
32. for a confidence boost and to be happy with myself
33. to accomplish something meaningful
34. to run in cross country and track and finish first
35. to see what you’re made of
36. because exercise can be relaxing
37. to outrun those who used to outrun me
38. to know that YOU are in charge of your life
39. for the kick ass abs
40. buns of steel
41. the muscles
42. 'cause there's nothing wrong with being…
43. to be able to run miles in double digits
44. because your body will seriously…
45. to be someone else’s fitspo
46. to have the discipline to not give up
47. to make boys feel like clumsy amateurs…
48. to prove to yourself that you ARE strong
49. to surpass the limits you thought you had
50. to be fit for life 
51. to be flexible
52. because what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger
53. to make exercising look easy
54. to not be the only one who can’t keep up
55. to be in charge of the change you need in life
56. 'cause who said girls couldn't lift?
57. for the body you’ve always wanted
58. to kick someone’s ass if needed
59. to beat your boyfriend in a push-ups competition
60. to gain power
61. to just do it
62. 'cause pain is temporary, pride is forever
63. to move freely
64. to show all that doubted, what’s possible
65. because I’m tired of making excuses
66. to feel better
67. to be comfortable in your own skin
68. to be able to feel sexy in your own skin
69. because you won’t regret it
70. if Snooki can do it, you can too
71. to respect your body
72. to not worry if your body can or cannot take you there
73. to be happy
74. to be proud of yourself
75. to feel powerful after a nice, long run
76. to be who you’ve wanted to be your whole life
77. to finish ahead of the boys
78. because the sense of accomplishment is extraordinary
79. to accomplish the goal you thought was unattainable
80. to be confident enough to run in only…
81. to beat your personal best
82. to be remembered as the “fit friend”, not the lazy one
83. to do what most women won’t
84. to be able to sell tickets to the gun show
85. to prove to your friends that being fit > being lazy
86. because it may be hard now, but it will definitely be worth it
87. because the stronger you are, the better you feel
88. because a number doesn’t define you
89. to feel and look good while naked
90. to give your body the respect it deserves
91. to not be remembered as the fat one
92. because I want to be strong, healthy, and happy
93. to be comfortable with your shirt off anywhere
94. even spongebob lifts
95. because I want people to know I’m a stud
96. to prove to your friends weight training isn’t JUST for men
97. because the fitter you are, the better the sex
98. for a healthy heart
99. to have something to smile about, even when…
100. to outrun the zombies
101. to be able to enjoy running
102. to be able to protect myself and loved ones
103. to show off your legs and booty
104. 'cause people assume you're no good at anything
105. to run for 20 min. without breaking a sweat
106. for the looks people give you when you tell them…
107. so that one day I’ll appear in one of…
108. to be the one people go to for tips and suggestions
109. to be other people’s reasons to be fit
110. because this is a new lifestyle for you
111. for the before and after
112. to have something to look forward to…
113. to say I can run ___ miles
114. because I can’t be lazy forever
115. to have brains and brawn
116. for a confidence boost
117. to prove to yourself that you can do it
118. to prove that swimming is a sport
119. because I AM committed
120. because fit > skinny
121. to be able to run on the beach without…
122. because I’m better than what people think of me
123. to be proud of my body
124. to appreciate fitness even more
125. to be able to smile and be proud of your own reflection
126. to hate putting on clothes because you look better naked
127. to see what your body was made to look like
128. because fit people are amazing
129. because fit isn’t a destination; it’s a way of life
130. to see what I’m made of
131. to beat the boys
132. because it’s time for a change in my life
133. 'cause running is a better wake up than coffee
134. to prove to those who have doubted me that I CAN do it
135. because I hate living an unhealthy lifestyle
136. because victory belongs to the most persevering
137. to be the trainer rather than the trainee
138. to prove that you’re more than just “that” girl
139. to be an example for my family
140. 'cause the secret of getting ahead, is getting started
141. because I believe in myself
142. because strength is the result of struggle
143. because I’m striving for progress, not perfection
144. to kick ass at tryouts, and on the field
145. to be “that” girl
146. to be picked first in gym class
147. to show that “boy” push-ups aren’t JUST for boys
148. to motivate those who I care about to start exercising
149. because I’m doing something for myself rather…
150. 'cause there's nothing better than working out after…
151. because brains and brawn are the full package
152. because exercising is my outlet from life
153. to give my body the respect it deserves
154. to prove to people that they can do it
155. to prove to myself what I have always knew I could be
156. because this should be your prime
157. to be the person working out while everyone is asleep
158. 'cause working out feels so much better than…
159. 'cause I have the ability to do this
160. to play sports with the boys
161. 'cause at the end of the day, MY health…
162. to know that you don’t have to come in first place to win
163. because this is a stress outlet
164. to be able to inspire others
165. because my body deserves the best
166. 'cause I'm doing this for me, and only me
167. to be stronger than ever
168. because I want to and I will
169. to know that I am capable of doing this
170. because this clears my mind
171. because this brings me peace mentally and physically
172. to see the changes in my body
173. to be the fastest I can be
174. to be able to say: I did it!
175. because it’s SO worth it
176. because it makes me happy
177. to change who I am, one rep at a time
178. 'cause I want this more than anything
179. to show them that I haven’t given up
180. 'cause the gym is my escape
181. 'cause girls aren't the only ones who get to be sexy
182. to do it for me ‘cause it makes ME happy
183. 'cause I'm tired of being the weak one
184. because I deserve this
185. because who doesn’t want to feel better?
186. to see progress, not imperfections
187. to be able to take the stairs without getting winded
188. 'cause slow and steady wins the race
189. to be the best I can be
190. to be able to climb ANY mountain
191. because achievement is impossible without dedication
192. because I’m tired of waiting for “next year”
193. to be sexy and know it
194. because this has helped me recover from…
195. to be prepared for wrestling season
196. to love my body as much as I love my soul
197. for the smile I will have once I reach my goal
198. to catch them staring at you
199. to prove to myself that I have more strength than I think
200. because the farther I run, the bigger my smile
201. so I won’t ever have to take another…
202. it’s a shame for a woman to grow…
203. 'cause there's nothing like the feeling…
204. because exercising is FUN
205. to feel alive and real
206. to clear my head when life becomes too much to handle
207. two words: DAT ASS
208. to be able to say I used to be fat
209. 'cause exercise motivates me in other areas in life
210. for the feeling when you tell people how much you’ve…
211. so my mind can be as healthy as my body
212. to be less self conscious
213. to be able to tell your personal trainer to keep up with you
214. to feel the beat
215. because if I can do it, I will do it
216. to become one of “The few. The proud.”
217. to be the healthy friend
218. to not feel regret for another day
219. to have MY best body
220. to impress the men and embarrass the boys
221. to be a personal trainer
222. because progress looks good on you
223. because the weight won’t lost itself
224. to prove that cheerleaders are athletes
225. because it’s time for a change
226. 'cause I want beauty, brains, and brawn
227. because… why the hell not?
228. because talk is cheap 
229. to know that I can accomplish anything I set my mind to
230. to reach the ultimate potential  
231. because what doesn’t kill you makes you a fighter
232. 'cause all the excuses have already been used
233. 'cause weight lifting makes me feel like the…
234. 'cause hercules ain't the only one that can go the distance
235. to become a Marine
236. to beat my asthma & not let it beat me
237. to prove my family wrong
238. 'cause strength on the outside only comes from…
239. to be happy with what I see
240. because it’s about time I take my “after” photo
241. 'cause the endorphins keep me happy
242. because strong is beautiful
243. 'cause you're worth so much more than you think
244. "People will stare; make it worth their while."
245. to succeed in losing the weight for good
246. to look GREAT in a bikini
247. to not be ashamed of my body
248. to be able to endure anything
249. to have no regrets
250.  to become a Zumba instructor
251. because what do you have to lose, besides fat?
252. to feel good about my body, even after recovering…
253. to fight heart disease
254. for elegance, grace and strength
255. 'cause it's not going to be easy, but it's going…
256. to finish your workout feeling invincible
257. for the self confidence I’ve always lacked
258. 'cause nothing feels as satisfying as sore muscles
259. to change the perspective of myself, mentally…
260. to motivate my family to live healthier lives
261. to know that if it came down to it, I could knock you out
262. 'cause being fit means I have more energy to get…
263. to be able to do anything for more than 10 seconds
264. 'cause in a world of constant change & pressure…
265. 'cause I have to practice what I preach
266. to be a personal trainer
267. to be a role model
268. for the feeling of achievement when I see changes…
269. 'cause being in shape saved my life
270. to encourage others to lose weight too 
271. to show others that I’m capable of doing the things… 
272. because I want to be a BEAST
273. to kick ass this track season 
274. Girl, look at that body… I workout
275. to prove that rowing is a sport
276. so that people admire my determination, not my time 
277. for the feeling you get after
278. to lift more than the boys
279. 'cause in the end, I'll have something to be proud of
280. to make it to the state meet in cross country
281. "So I like what I see when I look at me, when I’m walking…"
282. to surpass any goal I set
283. to become an MMA fighter
284. to beat your own personal fitness records 
285. to have a new New Years resolution
286. 'cause being fit is a state of mind and body
287. "It is a tough road that leads to the heights of greatness."
288. for me, and no one else
289. so my “active recovery” days are your hard workouts
290. 'cause on day, I want MY picture up here
291. to make a college sports team
292. 'cause I feel the pretties and strongest after a long, hard… 
293. to prove that yoga is as good as a sport as soccer
294. to make the cross country team
295. to KNOW you can escape the murderers in horror movies
296. 'cause it's time for the change towards a better me
297. 'cause I'm tired of living like this
298. to be able to climb the staircases at Hogwarts
299. to do amazing things with my body
300. 'cause only I can change my life; no one can do it for me
301. 'cause things do not change; we change 
302. to make sure I don’t carry on the diabetes in my family
303. to feel the best I’ve felt in years
304. to show everyone who said I can’t that I can
305. to overcome the voice in your head that says you can’t
306. to feel like I’m on top of the world
307. to overcome any obstacle
308. to prove to myself that this dream can become a reality
309. 'cause being fit means the world to me 
310. to feel sore the next day as assurance of your hard work
311. to allow my body to collapse after that last rep…
312. because that hill isn’t going to run itself
313. 'cause this is my therapy
314. to know that anything is possible
315. 'cause it all comes down to “survival of the fittest”
316. to feel your muscles quiver- in a good way
317. 'cause it takes all I've got, but gives back more
318. to deal with pain and win it
319. to prove that I finish what I start
320. to lose weight the healthy way, ‘cause it feels better…
321. because my body is my temple
322. to not feel the pain of atrophy
323. to love myself more
324. because girls can have abs too
325. to push my boundaries, mentally and physically
326. to be a lean, mean fitness machine 
327. to finish a half marathon
328. to be able to say I’ve outrun my running shoes
329. to prove synchronized swimming is a sport
330. to be capable of protecting myself  
331. so no one can tell me I’m not dedicated
332. 'cause you would only give a temple what it deserves
333. so I can beat the treadmill’s ass
334. to beat my eating disorder once and for all
335. 'cause this is my last time doing it for the first time
336. to show myself I can achieve anything
337. 'cause can't will always have a CAN in it
338. 'cause I want a change and I WILL make it happen
339. to see just how much my amazing body is capable of
340. 'cause there's nothing more satisfying than stretching…
341. to set goals that are out of your reach only to find out that…
342. to inspire others to get fit because I’m living proof  
343. because I’m tired of being underestimated 
344. 'cause zombies won't wait for you to catch your breath
345. to be the best version of myself
346. because a drawer full of sports bras is just as sexy as a…
347. to be able to qualify for the CrossFit games
348. to show my body that I love it
349. "because the sexual tension between me and my running…"
350. to be that crazy person running in the middle of winter
351. to overcome my own limits
352. 'cause I like being known as the fitness freak
353. "What you are is not your hopes and dreams. You become…"
354. 'cause I demand more from myself than anyone else could…
355. because next time it’ll be easier to go further
356. to feel those little droplets of sweat and be proud that you…
357. 'cause the feeling of accomplishment doesn't come without…
358. 'cause the best part of my day is hitting the gym
359. "I can do everything through Him who gives me strength."
360. 'cause my butt won't tone itself
361. 'cause “no” and “I can't” aren't welcome here
362. to get that sore feeling the morning after your workout
363. because it’s time for necessary changes in my life
364. 'cause it's always been inside of me- I just have to dig it out
365. to see how strong my reflection looks as a run pass buildings
366. to be the person everyone asks what they do at the gym…
367. because I don’t want to be average
368. because everything’s a personal challenge 
369. to stop wishing for it and just do it
370. to remind myself that my body is a precious gift
371. to shatter expectations
372. 'cause in the end, you'll gain more than you lose
373. 'cause starting my day with a run puts me in the zone…
374. because this is a way of life 
375. to learn to love the burn
376. "If you aren’t sweating, you’re not doing it right."
377. 'cause when someone says I can't, I take it as a challenge…
378. to be able to say I stuck to my New Year’s Resolution
379. 'cause I am my own biggest competitor, critic and…
380. to have a better six pack than the boys
381. to bet the very best, like no one ever was
382. "Respect All. Fear None."
383. to be able to go that extra mile
384. to be able to achieve my fitness goals
385. to overcome failure
386. to peel the sweaty clothes off your body after a great workout 
387. to train the worries away
388. to push yourself beyond your limits
389. 'cause I've had enough rest days to last a lifetime
390. to know that if it came down to it, you could win the…
391. to live better, not just longer
392. because I don’t have an excuse not to be
393. 'cause impossible is a word only to be found in the…
394. to shake my badonadonk and be proud of it!
395. to outrun your playlist 
396. to spend more time running in real life than on Temple Run
397. to be able to run with Forest Gump
398. 'cause I love the look on their faces when I push that weight…
399. for the thrill of doing things I never thought I could
400. for that second burst of energy that comes almost entirely…
401. 'cause I like that “HELL YEAH!” feeling after finishing a tough…
402. because it’s about time I become the best me I can be
403. 'cause I'd rather feel sore tomorrow than sorry
404. 'cause sweat is my badge of honor
405. to be their goal, not their benchmark
406. because a good night’s sleep should be earned
407. because I look best after a workout
408. for the rush at the gym when you hit your goal
409. 'cause I'm too young to feel this old
410. 'cause I'd hate to look back at my body and think “what a…
411. 'cause I love the burn of a good workout
412. so my results show while I’m at rest
413. to be able to see my muscles and be proud
414. 'cause no excuse is good enough
415. to lift more than ever
416. to be a fit mama and show other moms that it’s possible
417. to love my body for what it can do, instead of what it looks like 
418. 'cause no one ever said it wasn't worth it
419. 'cause pain is temporary, quitting is forever
420. 'cause endorphins are more effective than any drug
421. to have the strength to take a pole dancing class
422. to physically be able to do anything I want
423. 'cause it inspires me to make other healthier choices
424. to prove that the Freshman 15 is a myth
425. to start posting pictures of MY abs and not others
426. to always get asked “are you training for something?” and…
427. to be able to do things I never dared to dream about before
428. to know that anything you can do, I can do better
429. 'cause the pain means I'm alive
430. to keep up with the Doctor 
431. to prove that I’m not just the “cute girl”, I’m a fighter too
432. to see the “after” photo
433. to compete in a Tough Mudder
434. to impress my friends in the Marines
435. to look in the mirror and feel proud of what you accomplished
436. to prove that I’m stronger than what they give me credit for
437. to show that you ARE good enough and even a little better
438. 'cause my body is the single best investment I have ever…
439. to prove to everyone that I’m not weak
440. because how can I overcome my opponent before I overcome…
441. to be the one others try to keep up with at practice
442. so I can wear a marathon t-shirt as a medal of honor
443. to wake up and feel fierce
444. 'cause working out is more fun than sitting on the couch
445. 'cause I'm tired of coming in second
446. 'cause nothing feels better than being able to call myself…
447. to prove to everyone who thinks I can’t wrong, especially me
448. to run in the color run
449. to prove that an injury won’t stop me from reaching my goals
450. because I want my body to love me as much as I love it
451. to finally be able to do pull ups
452. to reduce the risks of heart disease and liver damage
453. to begin my training as a ninja
454. to get that post-workout glow and the feeling that comes…
455. to show the world what I’m made of 
456. because that playlist needs a workout too 
457. so I have a reason to download new music
458. so I can shake my booty at the club all night and not wake…
459. to crave healthy food instead of fast food
460. because I want guns like Jenna Marbles 
461. to be able to say I’m a “Spiritual Gangster”
462. to be able to push through the burn
463. to no longer have my arms referred to as “wet noodles”
464. to be that fit soccer mom one day 
465. to run for something, not away from it
466. to be as healthy as I used to be
467. because at first they’ll ask you WHY you’re doing it, but then…
468. because I want and need it for myself ,and not for any one else
469. 'cause I'm worth every drop of sweat
470. to be able to out-lift everyone
471. to say “I’m going for a run” and finally mean it
472. to know you had a good ab workout when you try to laugh…
473. 'cause in fight or flight, I'm both
474. to find inner peace through health
475. so that “next day feeling” is kind of an everyday thing
476. to feel, at every achievement, that you have one less limit
477. because if I can beat cancer, I can do anything
478. 'cause nothing, not even the rain, will stop me from my run
479. to be the best volleyball player I can be
480. to get on a machine after a guy and be able to lift more than…
481. to be able to take that after picture, and see how far I’ve come
482. to conquer myself
483. 'cause after they see me workout, they can't say I'm not…
484. to punch harder, better, faster, and stronger
485. 'cause being a freshman on varsity feels awesome
486. 'cause liver disease has nothing on me
487. because I’m running out of excuses not to be
488. because repetition brings results
489. to say ‘I can do that’ without any fear
490. so the first impression people have of me is someone with…
491. 'cause if I have a long way to go, then I better get started
492. to say that I literally worked my ass off for this body
493. to make others ask “You’re not tired yet?”
494. to go to sleep with pride, not regret
495. because when I walk into the gym it feels like home
496. to be in better shape than I was yesterday
497. because I love getting stronger day after day
498. 'cause action > regret
499. 'cause I know when I'm not working hard in the gym…
500. to wake up not feeling guilty, but refreshed
501. to achieve zen
502. to be strong mentally and physically  
503. because this will become my lifestyle
504. to be better than I thought I could be
505. 'cause it's not an all-or-nothing kind of thing
506. to help others reach their fitness goals
507. because the rest of my life starts NOW
508. to prove that girls are just as good as guys at sports
509. to be known as the strongest girl in the gym
510. to overcome past injuries and push past any limitations…
511. to beat my asthma to the finish line
512. because the pain is worth it
513. because I started thinking of my future
514. so no one can say I didn’t give my all
515. because the fastest way to get there is by running
516. to prove that my body and mind have no limits
517. because when I run, I feel like a goddess 
518. because I refuse to be held back
519. to prove that my genes don’t dictate my body, I do
520. because this is the only body I get
521. to reward yourself with that long shower after a good workout
522. 'cause when people tell me I've inspired them it makes me…  
523. because if they can serve for us, we can run for them
524. 'cause it's not a complete day if I don't workout
525. to know that my physical strength is the result of inward…
526. 'cause nothing beats running in the rain
527. 'cause it's something I can control when life throws me curves
528. to make them stare when they see a girl lifting that much
529. because I can always do better
530. 'cause laying in bed is good, but exercise is better
531. for that feeling of success after leaving the weight room
532. so I always have something to work towards 
533. for the feeling of setting a goal and then smashing it
534. because there’s no better way to start the day
535. 'cause my ambitions are greater than my insecurities
536. because post-run, I am BEAUTIFUL
537. 'cause in the end it's about the one with will power, not…
538. 'cause the stronger your body gets, the stronger your mind… 
539. because happiness lies first of all in health
540. 'cause I'd choose exercises clothes over every day clothes…
541. 'cause blisters, bruises, calluses are signs of hard work
542. "I will beat the odds - I can go the distance!"
543. to work to my stress on the treadmill, not on a pint of ice cream
544. to show that I haven’t given up on me
545. so I can do things others told me I couldn’t
546. to make the most of my body and life
547. because I want to deserve my shower
548. because it’s given me a reason to wake up every day and…
549. to show that my body is capable of the impossible
550. 'cause it's something I have 100% control over
551. because I’m learning to love the burn
552. to feel yourself getting faster 
553. so if I wanted to, I could move to Sparta
554. "Defeat is always momentary!"
555. 'cause if you tell yourself you can't because of your…
556. because the grind always comes before the shine
557. so I can say that I ‘GTL’ instead of just ‘TL’
558. because I’m unstoppable
559. to be able to row faster every time you get on the water
560. 'cause the post-workout glow isn't a myth
561. to prove to everyone that you don’t need a gym membership…
562. 'cause greatness is earned
563. 'cause we play to break the weak and expose the strong  
564. to be the best cheerleader I can be 
565. because it’s not the size of the dog in the fight, it’s the size…
566. to be able to protect those that are important to you
567. so your abs of steel set the airport metal detectors off
568. because no one ever drowned in sweat
569. to get those positive vibes that keep you smiling throughout…
570. to be able to keep up if I were to visit The Biggest Loser Ranch
571. to be able to perform camel pose… at 105 degrees F
572. to see callouses on my palms from my hard work
573. 'cause when have you ever regretted a workout?
574. to stop WISHING and start DOING
575. to make five miles feel like five yards
576. because I want to lap the fastest people in my lane
577. so that I can quite because I’m DONE- not because I’m…
578. because every workout is a “Last Chance Workout”
579. to not be afraid to break a sweat
580. to be that person your coach warns you about
581. because it’s not a matter of IF, it’s a matter of WHEN
582. 'cause I'd rather be sore now than sorry tomorrow
583. 'cause in the end I will know that that the pain was just…
584. because you have one life, one body and once chance to…
585. 'cause I owe it to myself to live healthier, longer, happier…
586. 'cause my body is capable of so much more than my mind…
587. 'cause I wouldn't work my butt off if I didn't love it
588. 'cause you shouldn't take good health for granted
589. to make that app say “you are ahead of your target pace”
590. to finish your race and see a new personal best time
591. 'cause if I don't take care of my body it won't take care of me 
592. so no one can tell me that I’m not “built” for running
593. to prove to myself that I am worth the work
594. so no one can tell me my body isn’t strong enough
595. to prove I won’t look manly if I lift weights
596. so I can pass on the push that others have given me
597. to get to the point where, without thinking about it, you turn…
598. because that 5k isn’t going to run itself
599. 'cause I feel prettiest in workout clothes
600. so people will ask me if I’m a pro athlete at the gym
601. because I know I won’t regret it afterwards
602. to kick my workout’s ass everyday 
603. 'cause when I look back I can be proud of what I did do…
604. 'cause sore > regret
605. because just keeping up isn’t my best
606. because I owe it to myself
607. 'cause true strength starts in the heart
608. because every day I don’t train, someone else does
609. 'cause every drop of sweat is instant gratification
610. 'cause running is the best way to discover your city
611. 'cause mental will is a muscle that needs exercise, just like…
612. because I like being in control of my body
613. 'cause chasing a goal is better than running from fear
614. because when everything else is chaotic and out of my…
615. to be the runner I never thought I’d become
616. to prove that I can “not let myself down”
617. to be the friend whose ‘thing’ is the gym
618. so that your calves are now cows
619. to prove that girls are just as strong as guys
620. to show that I can do whatever I set my mind to 
621. because before a big game I need to be confident that I will…
622. because my post-workout glow is sexy
623. to fee muscles the next day you didn’t even know you had
624. because for the first time in my life, I’m going to start this…
625. to prove that your size doesn’t mean you’re weaker than the…
626. for the grin that doesn’t wipe away with the sweat
627. so nature hikes can be beautiful, not painful
628. to make squatting over the public toilet even easier
629. to be able to say four miles is my short run
630. because I know that I worked hard enough when I don’t look…
631. because getting up for 5 am morning practice feels worth it
632. because no one will wake up and run for me, except me 
633. to never underestimate my potential
634. so I can run faster today than I did yesterday
635. to make the wall your bitch
636. to be the person at the gym that everyone looks to compete…
637. because knowing that you can kick someone’s ass if they…
638. because despite my size, I love knowing I can take you down
639. 'cause no one works harder than me
640. because you can run a little farther every time
641. to show that nothing can keep me from a goal I set myself
642. because the feeling afterwards is amazing
643. because it feels so good winning
644. to not have to re-rack weights after the boys are done with…
645. because your body can go on forever, it’s your mind that’s…
646. because my body is a temple, not a trash can
647. because there’s no reason to stop, even if I see no progress
648. because telling me “you can’t” is just another reason to push…
649. because the clank of the weights are my soundtrack to…
650. because no one is ever going to catch up to me
651. to serve my country to the best of my physical ability
652. because they deserve a healthy role model
653. because after a 10 mile run, water has never tasted so good
654. to become known as a regular at the gym
655. to be able to say I accomplished and maintained a goal
656. to put “The Situation’s” abs to shame
657. because I don’t believe in the word offseason
658. because starting my day off with a run is the best way to…
659. 'cause I'm ready to make progress, not excuses
660. because the only things that are standing in my way…
661. 'cause there may come a day when I can't do this and today…
662. 'cause everyday I'm not training, someone else is training…
663. because building muscle is my motivation 
664. so they’ll say “she’s strong” without the suffix, “for a girl”
665. to prove that anything is possible with practice
666. because this is ten percent luck, twenty percent skill…
667. for the knowledge of being better than you were yesterday
668. 'cause I've just learned to like sweating
669. because Nike’s got it straight. Reason or not, Just Do It
670. because super heroes are built from the inside out
671. because I want to earn it, not be given it
672. so that I have a healthy life when I’m older
673. so when you’re 60 and all your friends have to get hip…
674. because running is cheaper than therapy
675. because when I pick up the weights, the kind on my…
676. because it only gets easier the more you work
677. because if it was easy, everyone would do it 
678. to beat my own limits
679. because the feeling of sweat lets me know I’m doing…
680. so I can look back and see how far I’ve come
681. because ability is limitless
682. so that one super good team mate at practice will finally...
683. 'cause a day without a workout is a day wasted
684. because today I will do what others won’t, so tomorrow…
685. to be stronger than the guys that say I’m ‘just a girl’
686. so that “since when did you go to the gym?” becomes “damn…
687. so I can run with The Doctor 
688. 'cause you never know if you never have a go
689. because everyone deserves to conquer THEIR impossible
690. to KNOW I’d win that fight, not just think it
691. because compared to everything I’ve been through, eating…
692. to train like you’re #2, race like you’re #1
693. because being fit and healthy is what makes me, ME
694. to prove to my coach that I can become that important player…
695. to prove I’m as much as an asset to my team as anyone else
696. to be able to do things with my body I never though possible
697. to be better than yesterday and even better tomorrow
698. to make a choice to have a better life and go through with it…
699. because giving up is not an option when a lot is at stake
700. to finish a marathon
701. to play college basketball
702. 'cause I never know how good I'll be if I never try
703. "In life, when presented with any situation, breathe, take…"
704. to outwork my opponent
705. to make it to the Olympics
706. to train like the Olympians
707. so when I look back on that before picture I took a year ago…
708. to be able to free run
709. for that “I AM THE CHAMPION!” feeling after completing a…
710. to show that women can be strong and successful in male…
711. because I love going to bed knowing I’ll be sore the next day
712. because a healthy body isn’t the same without a healthy mind
713. to outgrow that child the other children always outpaced
714. to kick the ball, not just watch it pass by
715. so when I step up at the block to race, I’ll know that this race…
716. to become a badass roller derby girl
717. so that all day music festivals don’t kick my ass
718. because hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard  
719. to prove that coach that cut me from the team, wrong
720. to be the strongest and fastest in the relationship
721. because it’s better to go too far than not far enough
722. because anything less would be a cop-out
723. to feel better than I did yesterday
724. to outwork my opponent every single day
725. because destiny isn’t in the stars, it’s in your hands
726. to be like/follow in the footsteps of your heroes
727. to prove marching band is a sport
728. because ability is what you’re capable of doing, motivation…
729. because I’m going for the gold
730. because if I’m going to hurt I’d rather it be from building…
731. because feeling my muscles alive makes ME feel alive
732. to be able to make the difference in the game  
733. to be the only girl of your friends who has some serious…
734. to have an appetite to run
735. "Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about…"
736. 'cause the only thing standing between me and the woman…
737. to be the best lifeguard I can be
738. because when I run I don’t feel like crying anymore 
739. "The only way to finish is to start"
740. because you never know what you can accomplish until you try
741. to look through fitblrs with a sense of accomplishment, not…
742. because it’s infectious
743. because I’d rather get my ass kicked by a workout than the…
744. because it’s that much sweeter when you’ve EARNED your…
745. to be strong enough to control any horse I’m put on
746. because now junk food tastes like garbage
747. because when I pick up a weight all things seem possible…
748. to express and regain my passion
749. because my “post workout glow” finally looks like a glow…
750. to be able to say that I completed the Insanity challenge
751. because I don’t “glisten”, I SWEAT
752. to not let physical disabilities dictate your healthy lifestyle
753. because it’s never too late to be an athlete
754. because sweat feels sexy 
755. to prove that you can be athletic without playing every sport that your school has to offer
756. to never go through the pain of day 1 of training again
757. because the gym has become the place where I can forget about the whole world and focus on MYSELF
758. because exercise is the best stress reliever 
759. to admire the view at my halfway point
760. to be able to beat everyone in the physical Big Brother competitions
761. to earn my race t-shirts
762. because I want to be able to tackle Mount Midoriyama
763. to be the fighter and prove to my peers I am not the weak one
764. to be able to do a handstand for more than two seconds at a time
765. because I’m the only one who can take care of myself
766. because my weight doesn’t define who I am, but how hard I work to be healthy will
767. because a healthy body is nothing without a healthy mind
768. to be constantly shocked at how much my body can run, lift, and stretch
769. to be the best damn soldier they’ve ever seen, female or not
770. to be a guy that finished a triathlon vs a guy that wonders if he could do a triathlon
771. because every day I’m ‘new and improved’ 
772. 'cause I want to run on the road less traveled
773. so people ask “are you flexing?!” when you’re not
774. to do more before 8 am than most people do in a day
775. because being known as “in shape” is an amazing compliment
776. to have a love affair with a burpee and cheat on it with a squat thrust
777. to be so strong, even my Alpha gets a little nervous
778. so the Spartan Race and Go-Ruck Challenges are easy
779. to be known as the best pole vaulter in the world
780. because it gives me physical & emotional freedom 
781. because I want to watch my body change
782. to earn that shower
783. so at tryouts, my teammates are scared
784. because new running shoes > new high heels
785. to one day say “I ran a marathon today”
786. to stop pinning workouts and start doing them
787. to just breathe and be able to workout any grief
788. because it’s better to feel sore than sluggish
789. so I can stop saying “my six pack is in the fridge”
790. because I’d rather fall down than give up
791. 'cause I love that I suddenly feel like a fitness model when I put my tennis shoes on
792. because that half marathon is not going to run itself
793. because I’ll choose my Nike’s over high heels any day
794. because the only place where success comes before work is the dictionary
795. because sweat is earned, not given
796. because running feels like flying
797. to ‘tri’ something new
798. so I can get down to business and help Mulan defeat the Huns 
799. to not be a zombie by the end of the Run For Your Life marathon
800. so I can do my first muscle up 
801. to be able to compare abs with the Hollister models
802. to tell people “punch my abs,” and have them hurt their hand
803. 'cause I love blowing people away with my petite frame and unexpected strength
804. to be a force to be reckoned with
805. because girls my age are winning Olympic gold
806. to be able to hold full boat pose
807. so the underclassmen don’t pass me up on the team
808. so that TRIATHLON isn’t a scary word anymore
809. to be the next Alex Morgan
810. to prove to everyone that I’m the athlete I always knew I could be
811. to hear the boys say “You bench how much?!”
812. so I can let my legs do the racing, not my mind
813. because I’ve never set a goal before
814. because the only way to finish is to begin
815. to beat a guy at arm wrestling and enjoy the look on his face
816. because an excuse won’t build my muscles
817. to be able to do the 3 day cancer walk
818. because I want to get to the point where working out isn’t just for fitness, its’ my way of life
819. 'cause when someone says “you can't do that!” I love to see their face when I prove them wrong
820. to show other women that the weight room is not just for boys
821. to hike up Pikes Peak
822. to show my coach that even though I’m the smallest on the team, I’m not the weakest
823. to become your own success story
824. because I want to own the field
825. so that downward facing dog can feel like a resting pose
826. to be as swift as a coursing river, with all the force of a great typhoon
827. to turn your setbacks into comebacks
828. because all the people who say “you’re getting too muscular” are haters and will need these muscles one day
829. "Things are only impossible until they’re not."
830. because an injury is only a slow down, not a complete stop
831. to show what’s possible at any age
832. to add another reason to my list of why I’m awesome
833. so the rest of my teammates will be trying to keep up with ME, not the other way around
834. for the pure happiness you feel when you realize you’ve run farther than you ever have before
835. to know I could’ve won Legends of the Hidden Temple if it was still on tv
836. to enjoy the wind in my hair when I run
837. to look forward to working out instead of dreading it
838. "You don’t limit your challenges but rather you challenge your limits."
839. to outrun my dogs 
840. because the clank of weights is music to my ears
841. because I want to see what I’m REALLY made of
842. to have the strength to lead by example
843. to end my day feeling accomplished and proud
844. because I like to push my body and be surprised at what it can do
845. to row in college
846. to not skip an obstacle during the Dirty Girl Mud Run
847. because it’s one of the few things in my life that I can change
848. because running makes me smile on the inside and out
849. because the battle of your mind will be your biggest opponent
850. because exercising actually gives you more energy than you had before you started 
851. to be known as the runner 
852. so I can be the person what wins the game when the team struggles
853. because I may be heavier than those that surround me, but I could out run, out lift, out move them any day
854. because I like that others are surprised at what a girl can do
855. because your mind is your greatest opponent
856. to prove that girls can lift just as much as guys
857. because nobody other than myself can prove that I CAN DO IT
858. for the feeling of relief and content you get after finishing a workout
859. so when coach yells out my time, I can smile instead of groan
860. to earn all of the Nike Training Center badges
861. so when you pick up something heavy, you don’t need to ask the boys for help
862. to outrun any super villain you cold possible imagine
863. because why shouldn’t today be your prime
864. for the indescribable feeling of awesomeness after a good workout
865. because the release of endorphins strengthen both my mind and body
866. because in the end it is just going to be me and I am doing this for me
867. for the ability to run 26.2 miles
868. because I like being stronger than my significant other
869. because this year, I’m making my New Year’s Resolution come true
870. because running is my break from reality
871. to be able to do a 180 degree penche
872. 'cause it truly is amazing how much you can accomplish when you ignore that voice of doubt in your mind
873. because while others are sleeping, I am sweating
874. because I may dread going to the gym, but I never regret the workout when I finish
875. to sweat out my worries
876. so my warm-up is your entire workout
877. because I’m getting stronger every day
878. because I can’t help but smile at mile two
879. because my only competition is myself
880. so I can pat myself on the back for the rest of the day for a job well done
881. to prove that it doesn’t matter what age you start, all that matters is you started and never stopped
882. because I feel sexiest in my nikes and dripping with sweat
883. because I want to earn a beautiful pair of Nikes
884. because the number one rule in Zombieland is cardio
885. to be able to trek that Everest trek
886. for the pride in knowing I take more showers at the gym than I do at my own home887. to prove that this isn’t just a ‘phase’
888. to stop seeing myself as weak
889. because the gym is my favorite place to be 
890. because being healthy isn’t a phase
891. to feel your muscles tighten the next day reminding you that you were able to do more than you could before
892. for the love of sweat
893. to stop doing push-ups and start doing earth-downs
894. "She says a winner never quits, quitters never win."
895. so cross-country will be easy next year
896. because you lead from the FRONT of the pack
897. to release stress and re-find myself  
898. because it’s one thing I always have control of
899. because it wakes me up better than caffeine every time
900. because my potential is infinite 
901. to be the runner with flare
902. to have my outer strength match my inner strength
903. because I may look like I’m not going anywhere, but every step on the treadmill is one step closer to my goal
904. because a year from now, I’m going to be thankful I didn’t quit
905. because it’s the best therapy life has to offer
906. because while others are dreaming of being fit, I’m making mine a reality
907. so the girls on my team can look up to me
908. to be surprised at what you can achieve when you push your limits
909. to finally outrun my significant other in a race
910. because defeating your arch-nemesis, real or mental, is the most beautiful part
911. because sitting on your ass in a car doesn’t compare to the air, the sun, and the feeling of moving your body
912. for the soreness that lets me know I’m getting stronger
913. to finally get the fastest mile time 
914. to make today’s workout next month’s warm-up
915. to look at the callouses and rips you got from bars and be proud of them
916. because some days, going to the gym is the only thing I get to do for just me
917. because every step, stroke, pedal, and rep makes me stronger
918. to not dread burpees
919. because every step of the way, I’ve become grateful for what my body can do
920. because the gym is the only place I can be aggressive and get something good out of it
921. to be able to workout with Cassy Ho and not die while doing it
922. because the only time “arg” becomes an assuring sound is in the weight room
923. so one day I can finish 26.2 miles
924. to be the very best me that I can possibly be
925. because I hate the sound of myself giving up
926. because health is wealth 
927. because my fitness is the one thing no one can take from me
928. because kicking ass is more gratifying than kissing it
929. so I can say “I completed the insanity workout.”
930. for that feeling when people finally start to notice the results of your hard work
931. to be a walk on that takes the starters spot
932. to know that if GUTS was still on TV, I could win
933. to shun all the nonbelievers of my talent
934. because nothing else exists when I reach my zen zone during my workout
935. for the love of pushing my limits to become something I wasn’t yesterday
936. to take care of my body so it will in return take care of me
937. because proving my self-doubt wrong is incredibly empowering
938. because I always feel better after a run than I do before
939. to have better biceps than half the guys my age
940. because it’s about mind over matter
941. because running is my fountain of youth
942. to (hopefully) stay alive on The Walking Dead
943. because I may not be the fastest or strongest, but I will always be the one who trains hardest
944. to be ready for a whole lot of running when the doctor chooses me as his next companion
945. because being sore is the best motivator