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Couch to 5K...I can do this!


Tuesday, August 04, 2009

I started the C25K program yesterday. It was a crazy day to start this, but, I just went for it! It was my daughters birthday and we spent 5 hours at the water park (climbing many stairs to the slides) and then I took my usual cycle class. I had my husband drop me off at the gym because I wanted to force myself to start this C25k program and walked / jogged home! I'm sore today, but, am proud of what I accomplished yesterday and am looking forward to today's walk/run.

I also started the 8 week battle yesterday, so, hopefully, this C25K program will also give me the needed boost for that challenge. Best of luck fellow warriors!
We can do it!!!
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SWAZY33 8/4/2009 11:22AM

    Thanks for reminders about the importance of the "rest" days.
I'm looking forward to building up each week and becoming a runner!

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MSWHATSIT 8/4/2009 11:12AM

    Yeah, you have to have a recovery day in between runs, because your recovery day is when your body rebuilds your muscles to make them stronger. It's a key part of training!

That said: Congrats on starting C25K! I think it's the best thing I've ever done for myself. I hope you love being a runner as much as I do!

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GOODBYEXL 8/4/2009 11:05AM

    I have no doubt that you can do it. You are beeming with courage. Don't overdo it though. C25K does not recommend going 2 days in a row. You don't want to injur yourself. Your joints etc. have to get used to the impact of running. Let us know how you are progressing.

I love being a runner. It makes me feel at the top of my game. I hope you will love it too!



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JRENEE25 8/4/2009 10:52AM

  You have so much determination - I know you can do this! Keep us posted on your progress. You go, girl! emoticon

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