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Couch to 5K - Update


Friday, February 08, 2013

I've posted about this program a few times, but thought it was time for another update. Tonight, I moved into Week 3, Day 1. Last week was run for 90 seconds, walk for 2 minutes, repeat six times. Tonight was run for 90 seconds, walk for 90 seconds, run for THREE MINUTES, walk for three minutes, repeat twice. When I looked at the schedule and saw "Run for three minutes" I about died. Again, I thought "there is NO way. NO WAY!" But, me being me, decided I would at least try it and see how it went.

I did it. I ran for three minutes. Twice.

I was sweating, panting, and in general questioning my sanity, but I did it. When I started at the gym, I became winded WALKING too far. Now I'm running. Three minutes might seem like nothing to some people, but to me, it's nothing short of amazing.


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BLUEFISH1881 2/9/2013 11:11PM

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Congratulations on your progress.

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SGRAY478 2/9/2013 8:11PM

    Congratulations!!!!

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NANNABLACK 2/9/2013 9:18AM

    Love this program. Still use it as an interval cardio program. Good luck. You Can Do It!

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MICKEYH 2/8/2013 8:25PM

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CATHYGETSFIT 2/8/2013 3:03PM

    Three minutes is a big deal! That is an awesome achievement! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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DFREITAG4 2/8/2013 2:43PM

  Great job! I'm on my week 3 on my C25K as well. I just finished day 2K 3 Day1 yesterday and thought the same thing as you did. I never thought I'd be able to run 3 straight minutes. But I did it too! I usually wait a day in between so today I went back and did a week 2 workout. Tomorrow will be another 3/3. Good luck to you on your C25K!


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BEFIT014 2/8/2013 12:16PM

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"No matter how slow you go, you're STILL lapping everyone on the couch!"

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MRSGSS1216 2/8/2013 12:09PM

    Good for you!
Keep up the good work and thanks for sharing your journey!


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DMLADKINS 2/8/2013 11:14AM

    great job! I might have to give it a try! Where did you find this?

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KARENLEIGH32 2/8/2013 9:55AM

    I like the sound of your program, where did you get it? I wouldn't mind trying it.

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ANY010113 2/8/2013 9:09AM

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TURTLESLOW14 2/8/2013 8:52AM

    AWESOME!!! you are doing a wonderful job on your program! Keep on going!

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MIAMI_LILLY 2/8/2013 8:37AM

    There was a time I couldn't walk a mile without geing in excruciating pain. Now, I'm considering a marathon. This is how it starts. You will continue to achieve things you never thought possible. Congrats on your achievement, and all those to come!

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SLIMMERJESSE 2/8/2013 8:28AM

    Good job!

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ROCKMAN6797 2/8/2013 8:17AM

    This is AWESOME!
Baby steps...I remember when I would die just running for one minute but it gets easier and you get stronger!

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MOTLORAC 2/8/2013 4:02AM

    Thanks for sharing. Keep at it. emoticon emoticon

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