Connie Hamilton is running for her life.
And cycling. And cross-training. And doing just about anything else she can think of to stay healthy.
“I feel great and am off all my (blood pressure and other) medications,” she said.
All in 2½ of beginning an exercise program because she was “feeling horrible.”
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Plus, she looked at a photo of herself out of shape “and said enough is enough.”
» Briefly describe your daily/weekly workout routine.
Monday: Cross-training through The Wellness Center.
Tuesday: Spin (stationary cycling) at Sky Sport Fitness, then running four miles after work.
Wednesday: Run 4 miles.
Thursday: Cross-training with trainer Brooke Sneed at Sky Sport Fitness.
Friday: Run 4 miles.
Saturday: Run 6.2 miles with the Columbus Running Club.
» How do you make time to work out?
Priority. I schedule workouts first then everything else around it.
» Have you lost weight or gained muscle mass through working out? How much?
I have lost 70 pounds in more than 2½ years. And since I started working out with weights, I have lost five inches in five weeks.
Family: Husband Mark. Three sons: Chris, Nick, Patrick.
Work out at: Sky Sport Fitness, Planet Fitness, Columbus Regional Health’s Wellness Center classes and Columbus Running Club.
Hours per week: 7.