Training for a 5k during Weight Loss

For those who are losing weight through the help of a medical weight loss program and are looking for new, exciting ways to exercise and get in shape, one great option to consider is training for a 5K walk or run. 5K’s and other distance runs are great options for weight loss for a number of reasons including:

 

Getting Started

Training for a 5K for the first time may seem intimidating, but there are some simple steps that you can take to make the process easier. For instance:

 

Before starting out with any sort of training routine it is very important to speak with your physician to ensure that you are ready for the activity. For some, other medical conditions will make it ill-advised, but most people can gain many benefits from running. Training for a 5K is a great way to get healthy and to stay on track with your medical weight loss program.

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