Keep at it
Keep at it. It takes several weeks, but pretty soon you will be walking faster and longer. You will lose weight. You will realize that there is a life you don’t have view from a screen. Keep ramping up your time. Eventually, when your long walk builds to 2 hours, make your short walks 45 minutes. When your long walk hits 3 hours, make your short walks 60 minutes. Then you can stay there … or start to train for a marathon! Yes, you can walk a marathon. More and more marathons are opening up for endurance walkers who can do the 26.2 miles. A really fast walker may actually complete a marathon faster than a slow runner. It takes about 6 months to a year for a total couch potato to train for a marathon, but it can be done!