WebMD – Sofa to 5K Training Tips
Emily Gilbert is the first to admit it: She’s an on-again, off-again exerciser. Ever since her college lacrosse team days, she’s geared up many times to make exercise a habit again, but then fallen off that wagon just as many times.
But now, the 24-year-old publicist from San Diego says she has a plan and is sure she will soon become a regular exerciser. She’s training for a 5K that she plans to run in about three months. ”The stability of needing to train will keep me in the process [of working out],” she says. She’s hoping training for the 5K will help her make that transformation to a regular, lifelong exerciser.