There is nothing more empowering than setting a challenging goal, working at it, and then accomplishing it! If you have struggled with health and fitness in the past, but have a desire to take charge of your health, then I am offering you that very experience.
Teri’s Challenge is an invitation for you to join others like you and commit to running or walking a 5K in your area in October.
Whether your fitness level is pretty good, or you struggle to get off the couch, commit to running your first 5K, and I guarantee the experience will be life changing.
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Getting started is tough – maybe the hardest part. The simple truth is, however, if you don’t start, you’ll never get there. And, I’m here to offer you lots of support and information to help and encourage you along the way.
Begin with small goals. Start by walking, gradually increasing time and distance.
Check out training programs and apps such as:
- Couch to 5K® Running Plan and C25K mobile app from Cool Running– check out this app and plan with a 5K training schedule.
- “Running Your First 5K? Try These Tips”– read over this article on how to get started, the right way!
- “5K Training: Train to Run Your First 5K”– check out this article for a 5K training schedule for beginners and more advice on running your first 5k.
Before long, you may be surprised to find that training is actually enjoyable. You may even start to look forward to it – and miss it when you haven’t done it!
So what are you waiting for? Take Teri’s Challenge! Here’s how…