Having fun with exercise is a BFO – a Blinding Flash of the Obvious. You know this already. In case you don’t, here’s a 1:48 video to enlighten you to common sense. Thanks to David Balentine for sharing.
Wanted to mention the obvious, because it may not be. Blog comments add a rich thread to the social media conversation. In fact, yesterday, David left a comment that also included a website called c25k. It proposes that you can go from couch potato to running a sub-30 minute 5k in nine weeks.
Sound too good to be true? You’ll have to decide.
When I started running 11 years ago, I jogged, very slowly, to my neighbors mailbox that first day, and did it four more days that week. The second week, I ran past the first mailbox to the second and did that for a week. The third week, ran past the first two mailboxes to the third. Did that each day for a week. Mailboxes are 100 meters apart.
So it took one month before I was running 400 meters, the equivalent to one lap around a track. A month. Are ya with me. The second four weeks…. (to be continued).