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Couch to 5K - Part Two aka I'm Running!


Saturday, January 19, 2013

A month or so ago, I started this program. I actually only did it one night. My son wanted to go for a walk and we decided to try this instead. I made it, but barely. When day 2 of the program rolled around, I knew I wasn't QUITE ready for it. Fast forward a month and I'm tackling it once again.

Granted, I'm only on day 2 but I'm actually spending time running! That was one of my goals when I first joined the gym - to be able to run. I'm walking (briskly) for 90 seconds, then running for 60. Repeat this 8 times and that's it. Granted, 8 minutes doesn't seem like that much but 8 minutes of running to me is AMAZING! I never in a million years thought I would be running.

(And here's a little secret - I actually kind of like it. Here's another secret...I've dropped 2 pounds in 3 days. I think this was the boost my system needed!)
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BLUEFISH1881 1/21/2013 1:03AM

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KARENLEIGH32 1/19/2013 9:34PM

    Great, now I just need to continue walking briskly until I can run!

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LOTUSBURGER 1/19/2013 7:49PM

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ALEXSGIRL1 1/19/2013 3:42PM

    awesome glad you like the running I am still afraid to let go of the bars on the treadmill afraid of falling so no running for me but maybe someday emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SGRAY478 1/19/2013 2:34PM

    Congrats!

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SLIMMERJESSE 1/19/2013 11:44AM

    How wonderful! Keep up the good work.

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MICHELELYNN777 1/19/2013 10:46AM

    emoticon What a great accomplishment! I finally started adding some jogging intervals into my walks last year and although I still don't really LIKE running, it does feel good to push myself a little more. I used the sparkpeople 5K your way walk/jog program. I am going to do it again next month to train for a 5K in April. Keep going strong~you'll be running a 5K before you know it!

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JMC155 1/19/2013 8:46AM

    emoticon I want to walk and finish a 5k this spring. This morning I am sitting here thinking I need to get to the gym and start training. Saw your blog and thought hmmm what are the chance I see a blog about couch to 5k. Good luck emoticon

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CHICAT63 1/19/2013 6:35AM

    emoticon emoticon keep it up !!!

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