For those who have read my blog for a while, you know I am committed to fitness. I have been active my entire life, from mom taking us on walks as young children, taking us for endless hikes on Yosemite high country trails, to paying us to walking her show-collies as young tweens.
That lifestyle translated into my participation in sports at age 14 until present day! My current fitness regimen includes a variety of workouts and pastimes, even if it just taking my dogs for their daily 30-minute walk.
Sally started a series on fitness by encouraging folks to walk a marathon—not all at once, but over time. Regardless of your current fitness level, anyone, YOU, can begin a fitness plan from scratch and stick to it.
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Welcome to day one of our challenge to walk a marathon. Here is the link to the post on Friday, showing you why it is important to get fitter for the health of your internal organs instead of getting into a bikini this summer (or speedos for you guys).
The aim is quite simple. To get fit and to lose weight if needed.
The reason that I chose the marathon as a measurement, is that it is a recognised gold standard for many athletes. Whilst they may complete their marathons in under three hours, with a record of 2hours 2 minutes, that is not our intention. Well not for the first marathon anyway.
I have just completed my first marathon in 10 hours spread over 14 days with most of it within the last 6 days as I began to regain my fitness. I am starting my second…
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