In defense of Walmart bikes and discount running shoes. Expensive fitness gear is a luxury, rather than a necessity. Look at your needs and find the most appropriate gear you can for your personal situation. Even if the internet says what you buy is garbage, if it works for you, then it works for you.
If you want lasting wellness, you have to change the way you live your life every single day.
Too often, the “health” part of mental health is disregarded. Wellness is not just about your physical health.
I lost 155 pounds, and I learned more than a few things that keep me fit, active, healthy, and geeky. The most important lesson, though, is this: Diets don’t work. Lifestyle changes do.
What do you really need to start running? A couple of feet and a pair of shoes that don’t hurt them!