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Going from sedentary lifestyle to walking 5 miles in one day?

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In brief: Moderation.

Kudos to you for ending your sedentary lifestyle, but i would recommend building up to that distance.
Starting too quickly can lead to increased injuries as well as frustrations with not being able to meet goals. Write out a plan to build up to a goal over the next several days and weeks. Keep up the good work!

In brief: Moderation.

Kudos to you for ending your sedentary lifestyle, but i would recommend building up to that distance.
Starting too quickly can lead to increased injuries as well as frustrations with not being able to meet goals. Write out a plan to build up to a goal over the next several days and weeks. Keep up the good work!
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