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Hitting the Gym

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ID: 2637 Upper Intermediate
Hitting the gym isn't just about losing weight or getting stronger, It's also a great stress relieving activity. If you're not interested in getting on the running machine, there are plenty of classes for all tastes. Listen in as two friends bump into one another outside the gym and discuss the pro's and cons of her gym.
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SIMPLIFIED PINYIN ENGLISH  
健身中心 jiànshēn zhōngxīn fitness center; gym
谁说 shéi shuō who said
保持 bǎochí to maintain
减轻 jiǎnqīng to reduce
咦?小云,你怎么在这里?
yí ?xiǎoyún ,nǐ zěnme zài zhèlǐ ?
Huh? Xiaoyun, why are you here?
我来运动啊,三楼有个健身中心。
wǒ lái yùndòng ā ,sān lóu yǒu gè jiànshēn zhōngxīn 。
I came to work out, there's a gym on the third floor.
你这么瘦,还需要运动减肥啊?
nǐ zhème shòu ,hái xūyào yùndòng jiǎnféi ā ?
You're so thin, do you really need to work out to lose weight?
谁说运动只是为了减肥?运动可以保持身体健康,还可以减轻压力,所以我常常是一下班就来。
shéi shuō yùndòng zhǐshì wèile jiǎnféi ?yùndòng kěyǐ bǎochí shēntǐ jiànkāng ,hái kěyǐ jiǎnqīng yālì ,suǒyǐ wǒ chángcháng shì yī xiàbān jiù lái 。
Who said working out was just to lose weight? Exercising keeps the body healthy and it can reduce stress, so I normally come straight from work.
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