Run, But Don’t Fall Off The Treadmill

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EXERCISE Run

Let me just put it out there: I’ve always been pretty slim; average height but small frame. You get bored after a while of hearing, “You’re so skinny!” But once I hit 30 and made a conscious effort to help myself look healthier (not that there was anything wrong before, thank you very much), finally the weight stayed on.

Before reaching that milestone, I never really did cardio because I’d just have to glance at anything involving increased movement and I would lose pounds. But now, not so much, so the first thing I do when I arrive at the gym in the AM is step on the treadmill.

I sprint for a minute sometimes two, walk fast, repeat. When the speed does increase and I’m pounding the treadmill while Beyoncé belts empowering words through my headphones, I imagine myself getting so carried away that I step too far back…

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