Staying Fit 保持健美

时间 : 2012-05-05 15:07来源 : VOA官网 收听下载次数 :
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About this lesson

In this lesson you will learn:

 - How to praise a friend for their commitment to a task

 - How to ask a friend for advice

 - How to support a friend in a new endeavor

 - How to discuss working out using colloquial language

You look fantastic!

  Wow, you look fantastic!
  哇﹗你看起来棒极了!

  Have you lost weight since I saw you last?
  你是不是比上次见面时瘦了﹖

  You look like you’ve been working out.
  你看起来好像最近一直在健身。

  It really shows that you’ve been working out, you look great!
  你锻炼的效果很明显﹐看起来棒极了!

I can’t stay disciplined

  How do you stay so committed to working out?
  你怎么能一直坚持锻炼呢﹖

  I’ve tried and tried, and I just can’t stay disciplined.
  我试过好多次了﹐可就是不能严格执行锻炼计划。

  I just can’t make myself go to the gym.
  我就是没法逼自己去健身房。

  I just can’t stay on track with my workouts.
  我就是没法坚持锻炼。

Do you have any advice?

  I’ve tried making a habit of hitting the gym after work.
  我努力养成下班后去健身房的习惯。

  I know if I went more I’d have more energy.
  我知道﹐如果我多去健身﹐就能更精力充沛。

  But it’s hard to make that initial jump.
  不过第一..总是很难。

  Do you have any advice you can give me?
  你能给我点儿建议么﹖

First jump is the hardest

  Well you’re right, the first jump is the hardest.
  你是对的,万事开头难。

  Once you go just one or two times, you’ll find you already have more energy.
  只要去过一两次﹐你就会发现﹐自己的精力更加充沛了。

  You’ll start to find you don’t feel tired at all after work.
  你会发现﹐下班后一点儿不觉得累。

  Then hitting the gym becomes easy and fun!
  到那时候﹐去健身房就容易了﹐也更有意思了!

Helps to switch it up

  Also, it helps to switch up your workouts.
  另外﹐变换锻炼的内容有帮助。

  If you always do the same thing, you’ll start to get bored.
  如果总是老一套﹐你就会慢慢失去兴趣。

  Then you’ll lose your motivation for working out.
  然后就会失去锻炼的动力。

  So if you start to get bored, try switching it up!
  因此﹐如果你开始觉得无聊了﹐试着换换花样!

Gotta take the plunge

  It’s really amazing that you’re able to keep it up like that.
  你能这样一直坚持﹐真是让人刮目相看。

  I’m feeling inspired by you now!
  你让我深受鼓舞!

  Thanks so much for your advice!
  感谢你的建议!

  I’ve decided this Monday I’m hitting the gym no matter what.
  我决定﹐这个星期一无论如何都要去健身房。

  I’ve just gotta take that plunge!
  我必须得迈出这一..!