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Illustrative Essay

Finding the right place to exercise is very important. If a person can find the right atmosphere to exercise, then it can be that much more enjoyable to exercise. There are many places that people like to go and exercise. Some of these places include a gym, a park, a residence, a quiet neighborhood, etc. A great place to exercise is at home. Many people love exercising at home because you have privacy and it’s indoors so you don’t have to worry about people watching you exercise and making you feel uncomfortable. On the other hand, many people prefer the gym atmosphere because it allows them to lift weights, and meet new people. For me, exercising at home is the best place to exercise, because it’s quiet; you can set a schedule, and you’re in your own home.

The first reason why I love to exercise at home is because its quiet and I don’t have to worry about other people watching me work out. At home I feel really quiet knowing I have my iPod plugged in and concentrating on running and lifting. To Illustrate, I had a really bad day at school a few weeks ago; I failed an exam, and I had an argument with one of my friends. After school that day, I went home and hit the gym, and I felt so free. The gym’s quietness and being alone was really all I needed to help forget about my day.

Another reason why I love to exercise at home is because you don’t have to set a schedule for what time your available, you can work out anytime you want. Furthermore, not having a set schedule is really comfortable because it can be any time of the day or night and you just feel like hitting gym you can. For example, the other day I was working on a mid-term for another class and I lost track of the time and I always work out around 5 o’clock but I lost track of the time and so when I was done it was around 10 o’clock and most gyms close right around that time, I tend to follow a set schedule but since I’m working out at home I can work out whenever, I can choose...
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