Running

Running

Crank walking up a notch and you’re running. If you’re new to running, work up to it with a combination of walking and jogging, or jogging and sprinting. You can do it inside on a treadmill or outside in the sunshine.

Tip

If you’re interested, there’s lots of technical information out there about how to run and apps to train you. Otherwise, just get out there and get moving.

Benefits

  • Improve cardiovascular fitness
  • Strengthen muscles
  • Learn self discipline

What you need

Running or cross-training shoes.

Similar options

Cross country running, fun runs, trail running, athletics, or orienteering (running to set markers while navigating with a map and compass). To really push yourself, work up to a half marathon or mini triathlon.