Going to the gym shouldn’t be a punishment. Find your fun to stick with fitness. When you do, working out won’t feel like work at all.
There are few fitness lessons as important as the one you can learn from Captain Jean-Luc Picard: make it so.
Yes, real runners take walk breaks. Walking and running use completely different muscles.
Do you need a GPS watch to run? That depends on why you go running.
Being active has nothing to do with exercise. It’s about moving around when you wouldn’t ordinarily be moving around.