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While I've never been overweight, I've also never been truly fit in my life. I didn't slack off in gym class in school, and I managed to avoid the freshman 5/10/20 due to The Hill on campus. But after I completed my degree, I had no exercise and lots of access to fast food and pizza delivery. I was becoming a veritable couch potato.

Since I've moved back to Madison, I feel a lot more comfortable getting around. So I decided to take up running via the Couch to 5k program. I ...
While I've never been overweight, I've also never been truly fit in my life. I didn't slack off in gym class in school, and I managed to avoid the freshman 5/10/20 due to The Hill on campus. But after I completed my degree, I had no exercise and lots of access to fast food and pizza delivery. I was becoming a veritable couch potato.

Since I've moved back to Madison, I feel a lot more comfortable getting around. So I decided to take up running via the Couch to 5k program. I always thought it was amazing that people could run for more than 15 minutes and enjoy it, and having a goal like that really keeps me motivated!

I've completed the C25K program and run two 5K races. Next up, the Jingle Bell Run Walk in December! It's gonna be cold...

C25K pr? 32:05, Brat Fest Fun Run 5/26/2012




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Member Since: 4/16/2009

SparkPoints: 2,699

Fitness Minutes: 3,097

My Goals:
Complete a 5k (complete on 6/20/09 PR 34:32)
Complete a 5k in under 30 minutes
Complete a 10k
Maintain a healthy bodyweight
Reduce my fat%
Start strength training
Do additional cardio during the week

My Program:
Run 3x/wk.
Walk whenever possible.
Drink lots of water.
Resistance band SP starter DVD 2x/wk.
Tracking food on SP.

Other Information:
I'm a big fan of anime, juggling, video games, and tabletop RPG's. Good times :)

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RHYNIC
7/4/2009 8:05:54 PM

Welcome to the road runners. I wish I would have known about the couch to 5k when I started running...it was hit or miss for me...but I did eventually make it to 5k...and beyond. gail



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L_A_C_E_
6/11/2009 8:23:28 PM

TY so much for your comment on my blog I appreciate it :D



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