Getting ready for race day

Louisiana Marathon weekend — Jan. 16-18 — is almost here. Check in every day with The Advocate to get set. ... And go online for video links to help with the training.

DAY EIGHT

Most people start running as a way to lose weight. However, if you approach running and healthier living as more of a lifestyle change and less of short term weight-loss goal, it is more sustainable and you will be more successful in the long run. Try making your running a part of your routine and it becomes easier to fit it into your life.

Link to video: http://bit.ly/1JBliuz