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Jul 23rd, 2013, 12:53 PM  
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Fighting Boredom

How do you fight boredom during cardio workouts? If I have to spend 40 minutes on an exercise machine I go nuts and I find myself making excuse to avoid it. I do better in classes.
Jul 23rd, 2013, 13:05 PM  
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Music usually If I'm at home I normally set my bike up during the soaps so I pedal away and say to myself keep going till the end of Emmerdale type thing
Jul 23rd, 2013, 14:11 PM  
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If I'm at home in my exercise bike then I'll watch videos on YouTube on my phone
Jul 23rd, 2013, 19:44 PM  
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If I'm on a machine, I watch TV. I don't usually use machines, though. I'm more of a DVD person and I fight boredom with those by doing a different one everyday.
Jul 26th, 2013, 17:02 PM  
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I get bored without music and prefer to have my earphones in ... even at the gym although the music is on in the background I plug my earphones in and listen to it through there
Jul 31st, 2013, 07:32 AM  
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I just do cardio I enjoy.....a full on, a 1 hour high intensity dance class flies by!! loud music, disco lights and good banter, feels like a party not a workout (apart from being soaking wet with sweat at the end lol) its something I look forward to everyweek not dread
Jul 31st, 2013, 10:50 AM  
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I have to have my headphones in.... ive got free wifi at my gym so i might try streaming some programs etc
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