I`m so proud of myself for actually getting out of my warm bed this morning and completing Day 1 of the challenge. The satisfaction of succeeding was WELL worth sacrificing a lie-in (which lets face it, I don`t need.) Being 52, I honestly never thought my legs were capable of running, and yes it was a shock to them, but they did as they were told and I`m going to respect them and the rest of my body so much more. Never thought I would say this but I`m actually looking forward to the next run/walk !! Woo Hoo
"Believe you can and you`re halfway there". Roosevelt.
"Change your thoughts and you change your world". Norman Vincent Peale.
"There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though EVERYTHING is a miracle". Einstein.
current weight: 112.0
Fitness Minutes: (18,533) Posts: 2,950 6/5/12 12:47 P
This was my 1st day of the rookie program. I thought it was going to be harder to run for a whooole minute but it wasn't :) Actually time passed really quick and I didn't feel like dying. I so need to stick to this plan.
God blesses those who are humble, for they will inherit the whole earth. Matthew 5:5
current weight: 138.0
Fitness Minutes: (7,975) Posts: 28 5/1/12 10:13 P
Congrats on day 1 and on having completed three 5Ks! It is such a great program. Was just saying how I wish they had a used a program like this "way back" in school when I was a kid. I could have enjoyed running:)
I have run 3 5k's, the first being in October 2011. After the last one on 3/17/2012 I landed up with a really bad set of shin splints. I decided to go with this plan because I don't want to get injured and I want to increase my speed! I have had 2 seasoned runners recommend this, but I have never found anything like this. Tonight I did the 1st run/ walk and LOVED it! I was cranking away for that 1 min! Day 3 I can't wait for you! Day 2 I think will be Wii Zumba 2 and some recumbent bike! I am loving this so far! :) Thanks for a great plan!
"In running, it doesn't matter whether you come in first, in the middle of the pack, or last. You can say, 'I have finished.' There is a lot of satisfaction in that." -Fred Lebow, New York City Marathon co-founder
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