Thanks! I am encouraged - I was inspired by the older contestants on Biggest Loser this Fall and by reading The Accidental Athlete. I don't want to go fast, but I want to say I ran a 5K. I am shooting for running the local race around town this year. I think it is in April.
current weight: 180.0
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Welcome!! Yes, please feel free to repeat the weeks as much as you want. The important thing is to allow your body to adapt to the rigors of running. I did not start running until age 50 and I am still rawr'ing LOL. Like you, I am enjoying the upper Midwest winter so far. No snow!!!
Hi - I am NEW to running. I am also 47 years old. I want to complete the training plan - but feel that I should proceed slowly to avoid injury. Is there a way to stay on each week for more than 1 week to get my body used to running? Can I just repeat each week until I feel comfortable enough to proceed to the next stage? I'm a corgi - not a greyhound... Also, I live in Iowa - we've been having a mild winter so far, but we're probably going to get slammed with major blizzards soon. Any ideas about what to do when the weather is too bad to go out? I want to make a plan ahead of time. :)
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