From the Vancouver Sun:
The single most important tip coach Lynn Kanuka can offer new Sun Runners is to take it easy.
“Everybody for the most part does too much, too fast, too soon,” Kanuka, SportMedBC’s RunWalk coach said.
“If you’ve been a runner in the past and haven’t done anything in months, please don’t jump into the RunFaster10K program. We don’t like to think that our bodies can’t take what they took when we were in our youth, but we don’t stay with things when they are a big struggle. We need to think of walking and running as a lifestyle activity that is like a springboard of fitness to other activities, so let’s enjoy this.”
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