to the team and to the joy of running (well, it won't feel like it at first but after a couple of months it will be a joy). Definitely download (free at iTunes) the Robert Ullrey's Podcast for the C25k program. I say that because I like structure and needed a program to stay motivated. Also, a good pair of running shoes is a must. If you're feet aren't in a good pair, you'll have all kinds of problems. Happy running
Valerie "Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal"~Henry Ford
Pounds lost: 0.0
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First, make sure you have proper running shoes - hit your local running store. Next looking at this program www.coolrunning.com/engine/2/2_3/ind ex .shtml it is a fantastic way to go from being on the couch to running a 5K (3.1 miles). Most of all enjoy yourself.
Mary (You can call me Blitz) Florida EST Private 2nd Class CAMO Crew BLC30 - Never waste the Gift
Hello all! I am going to try running as a way to stay fit and to help me ease into another workout program. Right now when I get home I take a shower and do homework. I want to be more active than that! I figured running would be a nice way to get me out of my rut.
Any advice or tips for a newbie like me?
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