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Wednesday, November 28, 2012

I think that I am not a runner at all! But for some reason I had a spark :) a couple of days ago - I started thinking about learning how to run. So, I downloaded an app on my iphone, and went today for DAY1 training. It was a little hard, but I hope it will be better every time. I decided to go with longer version of training which is 8 weeks, I may even stretch it out to 12 weeks, will see....
UPDATE as of 12/3/12
It was my third time training for this program. It was quite hard, but I made it!
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GOGETUMX2 11/30/2012 8:18AM

    I had been planning to start a running program in Jan. My grand daughter started it for me yesterday.lol She took the training wheels off her bike.lol We ran, & chased for hrs yesterday. We had a ball!!! I am litterally sick. I've had 9 surgical procedures the last one in Sept. 3 were abdominal. But it was worth it, & i'll be doing it again.... just as soon as my tummy settles.lol

I've started walking 5k's. Can't wait to start running!!!

I'm soooo rear backwards. If i can do it you surely can.

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GNISULA 11/28/2012 3:17PM

    If you're just starting out, I recommend the couch to 5k program (c25k)
I never finished it, but once I get some more weight off my knee I plan to again. I was running for 5 minutes straight when I stopped. That's 5 minutes longer than I used to be able to. lol
Plus, there's lots of podcasts of music you can download that have the timing to stop and start already put in.

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MCSWIGAN 11/28/2012 3:17PM

    My youngest daughter and I did a couch to 5k program a while ago and had fun....We decided we aren't runners but walkers after it was done. We leave the running to my Cross Country daughter! Have fun and enjoy the journey!

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