It’s late January and you’re starting to make progress on the fitness goals you made for the New Year. If you’ve decided to rededicate yourself to running (or take it seriously for the first time), I’ve got some advice to keep you motivated through the early parts of your training.
Although any time of year is a great time to get healthy, January is a time that many people decide to set new fitness goals. If you’re planning to start a personal fitness challenge in the New Year that involves running, then you might want to consider these items before you tackle your dream. Continue reading “Planning for Success: Gearing Up for the Run”→
1. Reach your healthy weight. Okay, let’s get the most common/most ditched resolution out of the way. Most of us need to lose at least a few pounds. But before you figure out how you’re going to do it, understand why you need to lose weight. Being overweight impacts every part of your body, from your heart to your kidneys to your bones and joints. It puts you at higher risk for heart attack, stroke, diabetes and osteoarthritis. And your self-esteem is generally lower when you’re carrying too many pounds.