From couch potato to running bean
Aaron Chai got into running after being branded very unfit, and is now a marathon machine.
As a long time sitter with a figure of curves, reading Stuff Nation has inspired me to start running.
Overweight and troubled by self-confidence issues I found a karate incentive to get me running.
I was having a cigarette when a fit, happy woman ran past, and a crazy idea came over me.
People may think I'm weird. More than likely they just think 'stuff that'.
I was bone-wearingly, heartbreakingly depressed. And a bit fat. So I started to run.
To those getting started in fitness, don't focus on results, just focus on the moment for that day.
In getting lost in life, I found myself in running. That is what fuels my runs.
At first he dabbled, then he tried it in secret. Now Patrick Wilson is a full-fledged runner.
Running has become a coping mechanism for Dina Abusidou, a way to clear her mind and de-stress.
After years of eating entire tubs of icecream something needed to move – me.
When I have a tough day at work, I get out at lunch time, put on my favourite jams and just run.
Despite being an individual sport, running can have a real feeling of camaraderie.
Meg Bosley took her doctor's advice and used running to ease her earthquake anxiety.
It still startles me now to realise that I am a runner, Clare Wall writes.
Last year I decided to make an attempt at running. These two things kept me motivated.
Anyone who submit to daily acts of self-discipline, like running, will attest to the fact that it's magnetic.
The running buzz is better than any from cigarettes, junk food and drugs. Best of all, it's free.
Only the will to want to change can get you moving, but it doesn't hurt to be pushed a bit.
I have not yet experienced the runner's high, or thigh gap, but I still hold out hope for both.