Welcome to the third interview in the Exercise Hero series.
My series features real-life persons who have morphed from coach potatoes to exercise heros who can be a source of inspiration for the rest of us.
My interviewee is Lori Kimble (43) from New York, USA. She has an impressive list of exercise-related accomplishments behind her, including a triathlon, duathlon and several 5K races. AND she can do chin ups!
Why did you start exercising? How long did it take before you started liking it? I went through a few periods of exercise. I was doing Leslie Sansone Walk Away the Pounds videos and using our Bowflex at home. I had tried running, but I approached it wrong and hated it the first time around. It wasn’t until I did the Couch to 5K that I figured out it wasn’t all or nothing. I also found a bike that fit me that was a hybrid and I began biking a lot, which became more and more fun for me.
What is your favorite form of exercise? Biking far and away is my favorite, favorite exercise! I don’t even think of it as exercise. Fitness is just a bonus from the fun I have. [Read more…]