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I've done cardio and strength training on the same day. I'd run in the morning and ST my upper body and abs at night. Then on other days I'd do lower and bike ride.

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Not sure if this is posting right... but here goes.

I'm sort of stuck in limbo on Week 4, and what would really help me is some better organizing. I really need to reformat my weekly workouts. Considering I do the 8 week program on Mon, Wed, and Fri, where could I fit in the other stuff I used to do before running and what I would like to keep doing? I feel uneasy because I read that you're not supposed to mix cardio and strength training on the same day, and running should be cross trained with other forms of cardio?

So, in a nutshell:
Mon, Wed, Fri: Running (as it appears in the 8 week program)
Tues, Thurs, (Sat): Strength Training
Other Activities that don't fit?: Elliptical, Walking, Stair Stepper, etc.

Ideally, I'd like to get 10k steps every day, so walking might be an every day thing until I reach those goals. Is that feasible?

Any help would be appreciated. I just need a way to fit all of this together.

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7/13/14 10:43 P

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That's fine. As long as you are getting your Fitness minutes tracked it doesn't matter.


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7/13/14 9:16 A

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my question is:
When using the SPAT how do we properly log our time when that automatically logs it in for us, but then when we click the "track now" in the 8 week running plan, we need to reenter the info.
Should we just delete out the manually tracked time once it is entered? (That's what I did so it still gives credit on the workout plan sheet, but that way it doesn't double my efforts in the main tracker) does that make sense?...or did I just talk in circles? lol

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5/17/14 12:27 A

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Cross train on non run days. (swimming, biking, walking, cardio......)

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5/17/14 12:07 A

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I'm really confused about what to do on the rest days (I'm on Week 1). I felt really on edge today not exercising so I did a quick 10 minute kickbox video from Coach Nicole. Are rest days for no exercise at all? Or just different types? I'm not sure what to do.

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Thanks for the feedback. I did really well on Friday. I'm going to continue on to week 5 this week and try my best to run regularly from here on out. So excited to be half done!

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5/9/14 10:44 P

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When I've taken a couple weeks off, I start again with less miles and less time then where I left off and work back up.

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I have missed a week. The last time I ran, I did Week 4, Day 1. When I run later today, I'm going to try to continue where I left off and see how it goes.

But I'm curious: when other people have a short lapse in training, do you continue where you left off or repeat a previous level just to get back into things?

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Thanks. I will try this. It sounds great.

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4/23/14 10:53 A

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My son, told me this great stretch for the bottom of your feet. Not sure if it'll work for everyone, but it absolutely worked for me and feels great! While sitting, take a tennis ball and roll your foot back and forth over the ball..that's it! I've done it right after a run, but my preference is doing it right after a hot bath soak. emoticon

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4/22/14 10:56 A

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I am starting my 3rd week today. I have a swollen tendon in my foot but my Dr. told me not to stop my training. So...One word of advice.. STRETCH your feet before you do your run. Make sure you stretch the tendon that goes down the length of your foot. I didn't know I was suppose to do this. Anyway, week 2 was hard and I notice the 2nd interval is much easier than the first. The first interval is HARD for me. But by pushing through I guess it makes the 2nd one easier, the last one I got to 1.45 minutes and had to walk. Today I will push through..I think it's suppose to be a little hard or you won't improve.

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4/2/14 10:28 P

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No, it's not a typo. But you don't have to run 2 minutes until you are ready. You can just keep repeating weeks until you feel you can move on.

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4/1/14 10:33 A

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I had the same thought! I can run 1 a lot easier now, but when I tried to run for 2 minutes, I hurt myself. I just can't believe that we are supposed to be running that long that quickly. Is this a typo?

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3/2/14 10:03 P

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emoticon Took me awhile too when I first started here.

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Haha whoops, thanks for the advice. Can't believe I didn't think of just putting it in my faves to begin with. Done. :)

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2/27/14 11:08 A

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Do all that and then put it in your favorites or bookmark it.

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Someone else asked this too, but I didn't see where they got a response.... What is the quickest way to access the interactive tracker? Right now I'm coming to this team page, going to Coach Nicole's post about week one, and accessing the tracker via the link there. Thanks for any help!

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2/19/14 11:40 A

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You can log them in manually on your fitness tracker.

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I have a question about logging my runs. I finished W1 last week and am ready for my second week of the program. While running the 1 minute intervals got easier, I am not sure whether I can do the entire 2 minute interval. I was thinking that I might try a 1.5 minute run with a 3.5 minute walk for a few days. Does anyone know how I can log my workouts as part of the program?

I appreciate your thoughts!

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Welcome to the team!

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Hi!

I wanted to introduce myself to this supportive team. I'm Jinx. I'm registered to run a 5K in mid-March with my adult daughter. I am not exactly a rookie, as I have run 2 in the past, but the last one was May, 2013. I have not run much recently so I will almost be starting over with training. I will be using the 8 week SP rookie training program but will need to accelerate it by about 2 weeks. By looking at the training schedule, I think I can see the weeks that I can jump forward, or skip over. For instance, I am capable of starting on week 2 right off the bat. Anyway, I'm starting this week and wanted to check in here to make myself accountable.

Good luck to all of you in your 5K endeavors!

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1/14/14 11:37 P

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I'm sorry I don't have the Spark Tracker so I don't know if you can delete or not. So, if you can delete from the calendar then do that.

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I have the Spark Activity Tracker (which I love) and I wore it during my walk/run today and it tracked the time, steps, etc. when I entered my stuff on the interactive calendar it counted it again in my activity tracker. Should I just delete the one from the calendar (you can't delete the one from the SPAT)?

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Thanks for the GymBoss app suggestion! I will be using it!
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1/10/14 3:16 P

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That is considered cross training but it would be good for you to start your aerobic training.

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Ok to start with an Elliptical? We have a ton of snow...

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1/1/14 8:35 P

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Click the link in this groups home page description and it will take you to the training plans.
Join the one you want to start.

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1/1/14 6:42 P

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What is the easiest way to access the "interactive training calendar"?

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I figured it out. I didn't see it at first....at the bottom of the plan is a "leave this plan" icon. I was able to cancel the plan and I'm now starting over. Thanks for the help.

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The only way that I know you can *officially* start over is to leave the team and drop the challenge. then you will have to rejoin the team.
At least, that was how I think it worked a long time ago.

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Is there a treadmill version of the 8 week Rookie program?
If not - I'll just make my own!!
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I have decide to start my training over. Is there anyway to do that ~~ start over at week 1? When I go to the chart and change to "week 1" it still shows for the date I've already tracked and I can't track new dates and times. HELP!!

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Before I do my run/jog, I do jog very slow and slowly will became faster. My shoes is diet shoes it means very heavy weight 1 kg each of my shoes. But I am glad also that I loose weight of my thigh and having muscle right now. I do my jog/run some times I walked too every day.

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Hm, good question. I normally walk before I run and don't just start running. I guess maybe if you walk the first minute slower then gradually walk faster during the 4 minutes it would be ok because the walking is a warm up to running.


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When it says 4 minute walk then 1 minute jog/run, should we be warming up first? like a 5 minute warm up walk, then start the 4 min walk and 1 min jog/run? Or should we just use the first 4 minutes as the warm up part of it?

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You can start on whatever day fits your schedule.

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Hi from Greece!
I signed up today to start My Rookie Running Program.
When exactely do I have to start? If I want to be in the begining of the 1st week, shall I start Saturday or Sunday?
Thanks for the support.
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yeah, set it up and doing it today. wanted to yesterday but.....life.

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A GymBoss App?? Really?
Woo Hoo!!

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Actually, there's a gymboss APP!!!!!

I set it up for W1 D1 and I'm starting this today.

woot woot!!

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No, there is no app :(
But you can get a GymBoss and set the timer up. It will beep or vibrate (which ever you set) when you run and beep again when you walk.
I love mine :)

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Hi everyone, I scrolled through the questions but could not find this one. If I'm repeating, I'm sorry.

Is there an app or time tracker that works with this program? I have the C25 but the times are way different than posted on the Spark program. Does that matter? Anyhow, I'm not stressing or anything about it. Just getting ready to restart this shin gig. I did read on these questions to leave the team and rejoin, so I will be doing that here in a sec. Anyhow I'm legally blind so can't keep looking at the watch time while running, a voice or beep would be great.

was just wondering :o)

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You may have to write to one of the spark coaches. I think once something is tracked, it's tracked.
Sorry :(

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I just started yesterday (Sunday 8/11) but I messed up and tracked it on Monday 8/12. I thought if I deleted that entry I could re-enter it for Sunday 8/11 but now it still shows that I have tracked it on 8/12 even though I have deleted that entry. Can someone please tell me how to correct it? Thanks!

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Thanks. I'll check on that.

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Check to make sure you are wearing the right shoes, set on older pair of shoes on counter and look at them from the back to see how they are wearing. Make sure you are landing flat and not on your heel. I have had to take a break in the program because of my knee. Go to the doc on Friday.....hope I can get back to it soon!

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My running program is going along ok, and there are aches and pains sometimes. Right now my arch is giving me a little trouble. At times it aches. My joints feel taxed too. I rest every alternate day and I stretch too.

Maybe you have more suggestions about what to do to keep my arches and joints happy.?

Oh, I also were insoles recommended by a couple of doctors that told me I have flat feet.

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I hope you enjoy yours as much as I do mine. Love the GymBoss!

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I have wanted a timer for so long that would program intervals. I just ordered the GymBoss. It's so awkward to keep adjusting the treadmill and keeping track of the times. Thank you!

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Thanks, I will have to get one emoticon
On day 3, my Akita tried to woose out on me but he is my training partner (unless it is to hot or humid, was beautiful this morning)

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I use a GymBoss.
Amazon has them.

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I am so glad I have hills, will prepare me for when we move to Alaska. How do I edit my entries and get the planner to show everyday so I can enter my non-run days? Anyone recommend a good beeper for timing so I don't have to keep looking at my watch? emoticon
Program says I am on week two, but I am on day 2 of week one!

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Hills are awesome! Yes they are hard but they make you stronger!
Oh how I envy you your hills!!
I live in FL where it is so flat that our biggest hill is a speed bump, that when I go to destination races and they have hills, no matter how small, they wipe me out!

Run up them as much as you can and walk the rest. Eventually, you will be able to run the whole hill. Then, when you do find someplace that is flat, you will find your run much more easy.

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Hi all.

Just a quick question. The area where I live is massively hilly, and I'm sick of making excuses for not running or frankly doing anything at all. I'm just not sure how to approach the hills around here. I'm also not aware of anywhere within half an hour walk that's flat enough for a convincing run. Do I just man up and get over the fact it's hilly?

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Awesome!

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I have not ran or even jogged in years. Today I started this 8 week challenge. And I will complete it. emoticon

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After years of back problems, I found a program that not only got me moving again, but my back is so much better that I'm able to jog again after 12 years! I'm going to take it slow and relearn how to run with this program. It's the same program that I used years ago to start running. I registered for a 5k in July, and this program will end right before the race.

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Sounds like a good plan. Welcome back!


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finished week 1 walked a 1/2 marathon in /february and now I am moving up to running. I am so excited. emoticon
last year I did a running program and got so excited when my aerobic capacity progress that I doubled my running and injured my knee. this time I will follow the program exactly then move on to the 10K running plan.

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Oh boy does this bring back memories. I remember my abs being so, so sore when I first started. And my shoulders and arms too. Guess that came from the swinging of the arms while running.

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I think I am in the right topic area for this question.

What muscles does running work?

Before finding out about this training program I jogged yesterday for about 4 miles.....really only jogged about 1/4 to 1/2 of the time and walked the rest. Anyways my ENTIRE body is sore.....even my abs, of course my legs are the most sore which I expected but my abs? I wasn't expecting that.

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WTG EB!!
Personal Best are always great!!

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Congratulations on your achievement! Its a great feeling to finish, and one that will never leave you!

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ran walk my first 5k and i was 459/520 in the biggest loser 5k runwalk race in springfield, oregon my time was my personal best of 54:33 pace: 17:36. Funny when i went into this i just wanted to get under 60 mins that was my goal. At one point i saw the clock at the half way mark and thought it was my time but it was the time from the start of the race our time didn't start til we crossed the chip thingee. so in my eyes i still didn't know this so as i was finishing the race i saw i was still under 60 mins by half a minute i sprinted across the finish line and made it under their clock when my medal was being given i got extremely emotional because i had beat in my mind my challenge. My girlfriend went over to get the officials and came back and told me the results and again i started bawling because i knew it was my best AMAZING feeling. Right up there on how i felt with my Half. I am proud!

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Thanks EB and Suzette.

Pray. Hope. Don't worry.
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Suzette i tried that and that didn't work so i just did the first and half week again then started filling out the times for the ones i had not cmpleted after wards. I'm almost done.

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I think the only way you can reset it is by leaving the group and then rejoining.

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The first time I started this I didn't complete it so I chose not to get my trophy... I'm ready to restart the program. But when I go to my interactive program page, my old calendar dates are there. I even went to my current week and set it as my first week. I clicked on day one and found today's date added some exercise. Saved it, and it still does not show my new date as day one. Am I don'g something wrong - how can I reset my running program?

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Go to the articles and videos session and look through there.

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I just joined the team a little bit ago. I started with the Week 2 program and last week felt great. The only problem I had was that I felt a little tight for the first run or so. Last night I tried Week 3 day 1 and toward the middle my groin on one side was really hurting. Not tired muscle hurting; like pain injury hurting.

I'm wondering if I'm approaching the warm up to each sesson correctly. My treadmill does a warm up and cool down for 5 minutes. Is there somewhere on this team or somewhere on SP where we can find out more information on how to properly get warmed up, stretched out, and prepared for one of these jogging/walking sessons?

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It doesn't reset it i tried to do that!!

on a good note last week i managed to walk jog two miles more jogging less walking i think i'm super excited!!!

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LOPEYP, leave the team and then rejoin. Should reset it.

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I am up to between 1.5 to 2 mins but my problem is i do better on the road as far as mileage vs on the treadmill the mileage doesn't coincide with the fitness trail whichi i know is 2.2 miles which has hills etc i did that in 38 mins and walked jogged it which to me was huge i can't get 2.2 miles on the treadmill to save me it's more like 1.6 in 40 mins so what is the difference plus my ankle hurts on the treadmill vs. street or trail walk jogging. My foot doctor told me to buck up and deal with a little water (rain) and stay off the treadmill so i have been doing that but that has really peaked my curiosity on why there is a difference.


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Vernonia Half 4-13-2014 - Attempted with Asthma - unable to complete - blisters and Asthma attack. Completed 8 miles and was extremely happy i was able to do that. Consid


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Hi,
I had started the program last year and didn't finish. Is there anyway to reset it so it clears out the old dates?

Thanks.


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For now, don't worry about speed. Work on building your endurance to running. If you go to fast in the beginning, you will burn out. Go at a pace good for you!

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hi my name is Melanie and I had a couple questions. today was my first day on week 1. it seemed pretty good. the question is I am doing this on a treadmill, and I was wondering what speed is good for this and are we suppose to do a mile on the first day? I was able to do .86 miles in 20 min. I would walk at 2.4 and jog at 3.4 is this a pretty good start? should I try to up that next time? any suggestions would be appreciated. thanks melanie

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