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I quit smoking cold turkey in December. I gained 15 lbs. I have recently started to lose the weight. My problem now is I can’t seem to get my physical activity up to the same level it was before I quit smoking. I knew my run time would suffer some initially, but I expected it to come back by now. I am so happy I quit smoking and would never think about going back to it. I just wish I could bring back my run. Any suggestions?

Thanks for reaching out. We commend you for quitting! As you’ve probably experienced, you gain many health benefits when you… View Article Continue Reading