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MRSBROWN0915
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3/30/12 1:08 P

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I finished week 1 yesterday and it felt great to be able to finish it- can't wait until I complete week 2. Feels awesome to complete something like this!emoticon


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BLAM123
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3/29/12 3:44 P

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I LOVE The Biggest Loser! If they can survive AND ON TV IN FRONT OF MILLIONS OF PEOPLE... I can get back in shape and finish a 5K in a decent time. We can ALL do it!

YOW-ZA!!!

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WTLW154
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3/28/12 4:00 P

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ok thanks. yea idk how contestants do it i use to watch that show it was awsome! especially seeing the before an after results results i loved it.thanks again 4 ur info.



BLAM123
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3/28/12 7:47 A

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I think you need to go at a comfortable pace for you.
Yesterday I completed Day 1, Week 1 (I started last week, but wound up with shin splints that knocked me out of finishing, so I started over yesterday with better shoes), and was actually WHEEZING at the end of each run portion (How do the contestants on Biggest Loser not DIE from their workouts?).

You shouldn't be punishing yourself, but instead, building endurance slowly. Do what feels right and you'll be doing great!
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WTLW154
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3/27/12 4:36 P

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hello i noticed a blog of yours saying u finished ur first wk. i got a ?. I too am doing the running/jogging i just started mon an my ? is how fast should i be going since i decided to walk on my cross training days i read somewhere it should be at a cardiovascular pace but im still not sure



BLAM123
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3/25/12 10:33 P

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Thanks...
I will give it another go tomorrow and just cover the distance without pushing or looking at my watch. Slow and steady...

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NOELIA65
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3/25/12 7:15 P

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sorry to hear that you got shin splints hope you feel better.



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3/25/12 5:16 P

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Persistence, consistency and patience is what it is all about. You are off to a GREAT start!

~*~Laurie~*~
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~*~Marathon Maniac #5858~*~



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BLAM123
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3/25/12 3:06 P

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I started last Monday and it took me almost 40 minutes to go 2 miles. And if that isn't depressing enough, I am so out of condition that I also managed a nice dose of shin splints. My legs feel pretty good today, so I intend to head out tomorrow.
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NOELIA65
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3/25/12 1:22 P

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Hi everyone did my first week am telling you that walk 4 minutes jog 1 minute felt like for ever but i felt good afterwards energetic throghout the day. emoticon



 
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