Unfortunately (or fortunately), running never stuck. The closest I got to being a runner was when I became a walker. For about 6 months, I
So, I took up Crossfit instead.
I know: fad exercise… just like TaiBo, just like Zumba, just like P90x. But the difference is that I like it. Unlike running, Crossfit allows me to complete different exercises according to my skill level with a group of people my age. Crossfit allows me to feel better about my health and my coordination… and my ability to jump on boxes and flip tractor tires. Crossfit allows me to finally enjoy exercising.
So what I’ve learned in my exercise journey is that you can’t be someone you’re not, you can’t love something you don’t. And when you decide to do the thing that scares you a little but that you love, something good happens. That’s not scientific or anything, but I’m pretty sure it’s true.