The morning comes, and I know there is a long day ahead of me. School is the first duty I attend to which helps to develop my brain and to prepare me for the future. The other activity that I attend to daily, which allows me a break from the mental strains of school and learning, is that of personal self improvement through physical toils of weight lifting and exercise. One develops one's brain through school and study, but the brain is just one organ in the body. The gym and the resources it offers allow me to develop a stronger, healthier, and all-around better body which, in turn, helps me to get more satisfaction out of life.
I look forward to my daily trip to the gym. I have disciplined myself to follow a weekly routine of muscle group weight training and cardiovascular exercise. I dedicate myself to this daily activity and rarely miss a workout day.
The direct result I gain from this activity is that of bigger, stronger muscles and a healthier body, which is a great benefit for the physical and social world in which I inhabit. People often judge others on physical appearance as the preliminary factor of assessment; my activities give me an edge in such social judgments situations. Ever since I started working-out, I have felt better while going about my daily activities: I do not get winded while walking, I'm able to lift objects with greater ease, and I sleep better at night. Yet, I find that the indirect results of my commitment to form a better body are often more important than the direct results.
After I leave the gym for the day, I have in my thought process, a sense of self accomplishment. I feel better because my body is...