Getting together with others to walk or run

John Stanton, Founder of The Running Room

Years ago, John Stanton was out of shape, but now he is an outgoing advocate of exercise, and President of the Running Room. Here's his advice for people starting out:

John explains how to start out without technical jargon about heart rates. His bottom line; take it easy, but gradually strive to do more, do it with others, and above all, make it fun.

I met John in a restaurant next door to one of his Winnipeg stores, where he told me how he went from out of shape to an enthusiastic runner.