A few months ago, I decided that I want to run. When I was 18, I could do it. Twenty-five years later, I have the urge to do it again. I began the Couch to 5k training plan and have successfully completed through week 5. I am still working on finishing the plan entirely. I have found that running is not as easy as it was in my earlier years. There are three reasons that come to mind that explain the difficulty. First of all, I weigh more than I did then. Maybe 40 pounds more. As we grow older, we tend to gain weight. Our metabolism slows down....more

It's just about making time for yourself and getting out there...I have fallen on the excuse ...more