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9/20/13 8:54 P

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Good job!

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9/18/13 7:25 A

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Yesterday was week 2 day 1 and I thought walk 3 minutes run 2 no problem. I got on the treadmill at lunch did 3 minutes started to run 2 minutes when 2 minutes went by still feeling it so I kept running for 10 minutes straight. I couldn't believe I did it. 3 more minutes walking at 3.6 mph the ran again for 2 minutes and kept up that pace for 25 minutes. I felt great, then did 15 minutes of weight training. Today I'll just do weight training and some yoga.

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2/21/13 8:26 A

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You can do it....keep going. Yes, it is hard and will be for a long time.

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2/18/13 10:57 P

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I did Week 2 first training session today. I wasn't sure I could do it all, but I DID! While I was struggling to finish the 3rd 2 minute run interval, I figured out that it should be harder...Week 2 has 2 1/2 times more running than Week 1 did, so it would be ok if I couldn't finish it all, then the stubborn streak kicked in and I did finish it. It should get easier for the next 2 training sessions this week, I guess. It sounds so pitiful that it's so hard to run (or jog really) for 2 minutes, but I will look at it like it's way better than I could do a few months ago, and be proud of progress, no matter how pitiful it sounds. emoticon emoticon

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ETTEZEUS's Photo ETTEZEUS Posts: 22,144
2/12/13 7:48 P

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Yay!

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2/11/13 6:04 A

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Finished week 2 day 1 and it was definately much more difficult. Looking forward to day 2 this week

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1/31/13 8:55 A

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You're all doing great! keep it up!

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1/30/13 6:12 P

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Way to go ladies on your week 2 training. I just completed my first day of week 2 this morning. Wasn't sure I'd get through the 2 minutes run intervals but managed today. One day at a time.
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1/17/13 3:28 P

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It surprised me, too! Both Tuesday and today, I was dying for that last interval! It's just going to get easier though. emoticon

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1/16/13 6:47 P

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It surprised me how much longer 2 minutes are compared to the 1 minutes from week 1! I mistakenly only did the walk/jog intervals 4 times instead of 5 and thought I was just going to die! It made me completely dread doing it the full 5 times, but my "actual" day 1 of week 2 went by much smoother :)

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1/15/13 3:24 P

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I started week two today! It is so much harder than week 1! I'm glad we do this interval ratio for two weeks.

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12/24/12 1:32 P

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WTG! Hope you are doing ok during this busy week!

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12/21/12 1:55 P

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I did my 3rd run today. I had a lot more energy today and the run felt much easier today. I even ran an extra minute on my last interval. I'm feeling pretty good about moving on to week three, but it's going to be a really busy week so I might have to get creative to find time to do all three runs next week.

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12/20/12 2:17 P

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You're doing great! Yes, it is hard.
And if you need to repeat weeks, you can do that too!

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12/19/12 11:40 A

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Thanks guys! I did my 2nd run this week. It was tough again, but got through it. I think my 3rd run will be on friday. Hopefully it will feel a little easier.

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12/18/12 1:13 P

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Good job! You sound motivated and thats half the battle I think!!! emoticon

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12/17/12 1:40 P

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Woo Hoo!

It's really hard to suck in your back fat.


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12/17/12 1:19 P

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I didn't think I was going to be able to run the 2 minute intervals, but I did. I think the key was that I kept telling myself I could do it, and trying to push out the negative thoughts.

I'm going to sign up for a race in February today. it's 4 miles so I'm not sure if I will be able to run the whole thing, but I'm optimistic that I will be able to run at least half of it by then if I stick with this program.

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