Generally, I hit the gym in the morning before my brain has time to figure out what I'm doing. It's a good tactic, you should try it. Also, when I start early, my workout burns fat rather than fuel. Yesterday, 10 minutes after starting on the treadmill...I employed the same kind of strategy and broke into a run. Yes, you read that correctly. I started running...and nothing, absolutely nothing, was chasing me. There was a time when I could not run...and that was only about 10 months ago...so now, running feels like freedom and makes me feel really alive. Wow, I never thought I'd say that. Could it be that I actually like to run? No, that can't be it. This past Saturday, I ran for 20 minutes in a row, and so of course yesterday I had to go faster and further. I cranked the speed to 10 KM / hour and I gave 'er for 30 minutes. I ran 5K! I ran 5K...for reals. Did I mention ...Read More.