I went for a run tonight as I am training for a 10k race in a couple of weeks, and I beat my personal 5k record. What a great feeling when you beat yourself! If you struggle with self-esteem, I would highly recommend that you set yourself a fitness goal, one that is a challenge but not so difficult you have little chance of reaching it – that will definitely make you feel worse! For example, if you’ve never run before, try a couch to 5k programme (Google this and you’ll find plans to help train for this). Or sign up to a walking challenge, a swimming event…anything with an end goal!
You may well have moments when it’s tough and you think you will never reach your aim, but hard work and determination will eventually pay off and the end feeling will be worth it I promise 🙂 If nothing else, you will improve your fitness and release some happy endorphins!