A lot of people who knew about my running escapades wondered why I am engaged into running. A skinny girl like me would normally get stares from people every time I am out doing the occasional run. I can't definitely say that I am hooked to running nor that I am really passionate with it but I often indulge myself in a healthy run just because I know I deserve one. As a nurse, my running escapade is not solely for weight loss, though I admit that a part and parcel of my running goal is to achieve a great figure. More than that, what I wanted more is to stand out from among the people who just run to lose weight, and be a model to the other few whom I always advised with a healthy lifestyle in order to increase their life's longevity.
Yes indeed. I have often advised my patients who have weight problems to engage in running. However, advising alone won't still make them take their butts off from their seats, go out into the world and run. It isn't always that easy. Therefore, in order to make them engage into running, I've done one thing: TO BE A ROLE MODEL.
It might sound easy but no, being a role model takes a lot of conscious effort and dedication plus a lot of considerations. If you want to also be like a role model of a healthy lifestyle to your family, friends and peers, here are some things I can share to help you with: