If you are a walker who is tempted by running but perhaps intimated at the same time, I have some suggestions that might help you make the transition. These all presuppose that your doctor has given your new level of activity the stamp of approval.
1. Think of running as an experiment. I approached running as an experiment that I could call off at any time. If after an honest effort, I truly despised running, then I could go back to my walking routine.
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