FITNESS TAKES A LOT OF EFFORT

健身初體驗

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出版時間:2018/01/13

When it comes to exercise, Megan was more inactive than anyone else in her group of friends, yet she always dreamed of having a fit body. She recently signed up to work out at a gym, hoping that the membership fee would push her to exercise regularly. However, Megan got tired of going to the gym before long. Not only was she worn out, but her living expenses were limited due to the additional cost of paying her membership fee. To make that fee worth it, though, she kept on going to the gym on a regular basis.

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中譯

說到運動,梅根是她朋友圈裡最懶散的人,但她總夢想著擁有健美的身材。她最近到一家健身房報名健身課程,希望能藉由會員費督促自己規律運動。然而,梅根沒多久就對上健身房感到倦怠了。她不但累壞了,而且她的生活開銷還因為額外支付的會員費而受到限制。不過為了讓會員費花得值回票價,她仍持續頻繁地上健身房。

生活必備字詞

effort n. 努力;力氣
Roberta has made every effort to help those in need throughout her life.
inactive a. 懶散的;不活躍的
fit a.(因為常鍛鍊而)健康╱健壯的
A healthy diet combined with daily exercise is a good way to stay fit.
expense n. 開銷,花費

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本文節錄自《常春藤生活英語》雜誌,完整內容請見一月號。

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