Share your Arizona trail adventures on our monthly hiking page.
When he turned 62, Jim Buyens had a big decision to make. “I weighed 325 pounds, and was way out of shape,” the Phoenix resident recalls. “Then a cardiologist told me I had both atrial fibrillation and congestive heart failure. At that point, I decided getting in shape was a choice between living to 65 or 85, and I chose 85.”