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How to Put the Thrill Back Into Walking

The walker’s slump.

You used to feel proud of yourself for just getting out of the house. You smiled and nodded at the other walkers, pleased with yourself to be in such energetic company. You felt proud when you passed a slowpoke and competitive when you saw someone faster. You set goals for yourself. By the next month, you were walking a mile in fifteen minutes instead of twenty minutes.

Now you’re walking as fast as you can, and you can’t think of any new goals to set. Your daily exercise has become just another chore.

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