I Started Running at 46, Here is How I Trained For My First 5k - Fitness Equipment Boise from Gym Outfitters

I Started Running at 46, Here is How I Trained For My First 5k

The most I had ever run before embarking on my first 5k training program at age 46 was maybe a quarter of a mile … and that was probably to beat someone else to a good seat at the dinner table. So, to finally make a decision to at least give it a try was a big deal. Not being an ultra-endurance athlete and being a bit older, I at least knew not to go gonzo right out of the gate. I wanted to be successful, so I put some things into place to help ensure my running success. It took me about three months, but with steady effort and commitment I eventually ran for 3.5 miles non-stop and have picked my first event to run in. If you’ve thought about taking up jogging, here are my best tips to get you started. To read more click here!