Running for 2.5 minutes at a time has been challenging. I have to push myself to keep going and I do not run very fast. My 5k is a week from sunday on May 13th. I am so excited but a little nervous too!
"Do or do not do, there is no try" - Yoda.
229 Maintenance Weeks
Fitness Minutes: (6,903) Posts: 821 4/23/12 9:16 A
I did week 4 day 1 today. My pace was way slower than last week, barely faster than a speedwalk, but I did it! I never thought I'd be able to run for 2.5 minute intervals! Just like week 3, which I did twice, I'm going to see how this week goes, and will repeat it if necessary. So excited that I can do this.
God is good. All the time.
Don't let fear stop you from a task...Do it afraid
He must increase..I must decrease.
current weight: 270.0
Fitness Minutes: (126,066) Posts: 22,086 4/14/12 9:43 A
Happy to report that week 4 started off wonderfully. After struggling with my breathing during week 3 at 2 minutes, I was concerned how much upping the jog time by 30 seconds this week would affect me. With some good tips from Laurie (re pacing), today I found that 2.5 minutes jogs were easier for me than last weeks' two minute jogs--Yay! Thrilled!! Thanks SP and thanks Laurie!
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