05/09/2013 08:13 am ET

Why Do You Work Out?

Yes, it burns calories and busts stress, but there are plenty of reasons to exercise other than fitting into your favorite pair of skinny jeans.

We asked our fitness-loving Facebook community and Twitter peeps to fill in the blank in the following sentence: I work out because __________. Here are some of our favorite responses. Let us know how you would fill in the blank in the comments below!

"The feeling I have when I'm done!" -- Nicole Vitello Docherty

"I want to look good naked!!!" -- Dee Dee Monroe
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"Mentally keeps me strong!" -- Monica Woodford

"I wanna be strong like King Kong!" -- Mei Yin Chan
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"I love it!" -- Barbara Grosjean

I Work Out Because ________.