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If you don't feel like you can jog at all, start out by just jogging to the 1st telephone pole, house, mailbox, whatever. Then walk the rest of the way. After you're comfortable with that, try the next pole, house,mailbox.

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Then try alternating, walk to the 1st pole jog to the next pole, walk to the next pole, jog to the next pole. It can be fun challenging yourself. Before you know it, you will be jogging more than you could in the beginning.

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  • Thanks for sharing. Sounds like a really good idea. - by LEANMEAN2
  • emoticon - by DELLMEL
  • yep! This is just what I do on walk days - by CECELW
  • Thanks for sharing, Good advice, I try this when I am walking alone but most of the times I am with four other people that are advance in age. - by AMBER461
  • I've tried this. - by SJKENT1
  • Have to give it a try. emoticon - by REMAREIS
  • emoticon - by MRSRIGS1
  • LOVINGKATE
    Thanks so much for sharing. emoticon emoticon emoticon - by LOVINGKATE
  • Awesome advice and I will definately try it! I have a 5K I am doing in April and I live in MN so winter can be brutal. This will definately help me get ready for the 5K...and I might actually be able to jog/run through the whole thing this year!!! emoticon - by HEALTHYGIRL70
  • Sounds like great advice.

    I struggle to walk ...with a cane ..using this..just walk to the next pole, or driveway.

    emoticon emoticon - by PYNETREE
  • This has always worked for me. Now I can do 5Ks. - by GWINNER1
  • Sounds effective. - by LEANMEAN2
  • emoticon - by DELLMEL
  • will try. - by SOFT_VAL67
  • BANNERMAN
    Thanks for sharing. - by BANNERMAN
  • Thanks, I will try it out as I was jogging a lil bit this morning during my walk. - by SHANTRA7
  • emoticon I'll give it a try ! emoticon - by BLPRETTYGIRL1
  • emoticon I tried it today! - by LILORITA
  • LCRUMLEY81
    great advice and so true - by LCRUMLEY81
  • LOVINGKATE
    GREAT IDEA!! Thanks so much for sharing. Will give this a try. emoticon - by LOVINGKATE
  • That's what I have started to do. emoticon - by SJKENT1
  • MRMAHANOY
    Good advice. Set the goal. Beat the goal. Lather. Rinse. Repeat. - by MRMAHANOY
  • VAINVT
    Good advice. I've seen it before and tried it, but never with long-term success. You've sparked me to give it another try! - by VAINVT

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