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You should consider getting into a sport that involves other people as well. Running is great, but unless you have a running budy, it's yet another lonely activity where you need to rely on your own discipline. Everyone can get started, do a few runs and feel good. The hardest part of running as an exercise is the discipline involved with doing it regularly ...


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I'm kind of the in same boat as you and I would reccomend buying a single speed bike to get your fitness up and then start running.


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Congratulations, you found the secret muscle group, technically known as the "everything". Being slightly more serious, loaded carries are one of the best exercises you can do to improve strength, muscle mass and general athleticism (according to Dan John) You're right in that your core will be worked, but probably a lot more than you'd imagine. If you ...


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There is likely some CNS benefit to the number of repetitions (so be sure you are using proper form) Since intensity is relative low from a strength standpoint is seems like a strength/cardio hybrid workout My personal primary purpose for the farmers walk is to improve my grip strength for deadlifts. If that is your goal too then consider increasing weight ...


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I have never smoked but know runners that do or used to. Running may not make you quit smoking immediately but as you increase your mileage you will want to more and more. I know a lot of smokers who run short distances but very few who run long distances regularly. Don't worry about your caffeine addiction, many runners have one and there is no consensus ...


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Your question is pretty subjective, because nobody can tell you how much to run, or whether or not you'll even enjoy it as a regular activity. Same with diet and time of day, that's all personal and you'll have to determine it for yourself. The first item that I would stress (Other than your already recognized need to quit smoking), is that given your ...


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For lower back and lower body strength , mobility and flexibility you can do the check out the following links: Foundation workout Ido's Squat Clinic Routine - Mobility



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