S taying motivated!
Run your first 5K! Losing a few extra pounds and toeing the line at your first road race are two popular goals that can be accomplished together in the first few months of 2016. With a little discipline, and this training plan, you too can call yourself a 5Ker and show up on race day a little lighter.
Running tops the list as the best calorie-burning aerobic activity. It gives the most bang for your buck compared to other aerobic pursuits. You’ll also see your energy levels increase and your muscles become stronger and more defined. More energy and added muscle equates to a nice metabolism boost, even when you are sitting on your butt.
What usually starts with a bang can sometimes fizzle a bit as the training progresses. The key is to find what motivates you, and what keeps your enthusiasm high. Follow all or follow some of these tips to keep you motivated!