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First time running.. lots of work to do!

Monday, June 17, 2013

Today was my first time running, I did 4 kilometers of which about 1 to 1.5 was spent running. I know that 30+ pounds ago I would not have been able to run that distance on my first day, but my stamina is definitely lower than I'd like it to be.

I'm going to run at least once a week, bike riding is still my main form of cardio, but it barely improves my stamina so I'm definitely going to put time into running from now on.

I guess my training schedule looks like this from now on:

Day 1: Cardio: Running
Day 2: Strength training
Day 3: Cardio: Bike riding
Day 4: Strength training
Day 5: Cardio: Bike riding
Day 6: Strength training
Day 7: None.

Of course, depending on the weather,
those might get switched around a bit. :)

Stay dedicated everyone!
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  • PDQ1203
    1711 days ago
    1711 days ago
    Congratulations MODDEDCOROLLA on you decision to get started and setting yourself some reachable goals. You can do this too. It takes time so just stick with it. Track your nutrition and exercise and water and it will all work to your benefit.

    I use a stationary bike seven days a week and also I work with some kettlebells too

    JUST KEEP DOING IT and build a good habit of it regularly.
    1711 days ago
    try interval training on the bike, push hard for a couple of mins, then recover for a couple of mins and keep repeating.
    1711 days ago
    Keep at it. After losing the weight I did, I decided to give running a try. After getting up to about a 3 mile run, I decided to train for a half marathon. The best advice I can give you about increasing your distance is that it really is mind over matter. As long as you keep saying in your mind that you're not tired, you're doing fine and you can keep going, you're body will follow.
    1711 days ago
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