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2/23/13 12:33 P

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Thanks BeckyAnne,

Upping the slower speed may be a great way to get more distance from my runs.

After the 5 week training plan (once the ice is gone) I'll be training outdoors more often. I live in Canada (Manitoba) so we have deep snow and ice for a good 7-8 months out of the year :( The cold doesn't worry me so much as the potential for injury.

W1D3: 2.32 miles
I went a bit slower on the jog intervals this time because my knees were a bit sore with the faster pace on day 2. But I did crank it up on the last jog interval. I'm feeling great!

5K on April 20th here I come!

"I'm in the race but I've already won
And getting there can be half the fun
So don't stop me until I'm good and done
Don't you try to rain on my, Perfect Day"


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I think your doing great. I would increase your walking speeding if possible though. When I did the program, that was about the speed I ran on the treadmill. You can always improve your time. Just do what feels comfortable to you right now. Just remember though, there is a big diff. between running on a treadmill and running outside. When I finished this plan on the treadmill, I couldn't run a 5k right away outside because of the difference. So try and get some running in outside if possible. It will all work out for you. Just don't give up!


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W1D2:
Distance 2.32 miles
Average pace 4.35 mph

"I'm in the race but I've already won
And getting there can be half the fun
So don't stop me until I'm good and done
Don't you try to rain on my, Perfect Day"


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2/21/13 11:49 A

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The training plan uses the words "walk" and "jog" but it doesn't have specific pace information. The treadmill at the gym has pre-set speeds for walk, jog and run (2 mph, 4 mph and 6 mph). This week I walked at 3 mph and jogged at 4.5-5 mph. Is that pace alright? Will it be enough to get me 5K ready by the end?

I do hope to increase my speed as I go along but I'm just really wondering if those paces are okay for the beginning of the program?

I went 2.28 miles in 32 minutes (day 1).

"I'm in the race but I've already won
And getting there can be half the fun
So don't stop me until I'm good and done
Don't you try to rain on my, Perfect Day"


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Way to Go MUGSYMOM! So far I have 2 5k in June.


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2/8/13 11:17 P

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I love that goal! Holla if you need anything!
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Yep, getting back in somewhat of shape after being down for a few months...My goal is to aim for an event a month in 2013!

W1D3: 3.13 miles - 36 minutes - 517 calories - 89 carbs burned

Have a great weekend! emoticon emoticon

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Good job, "Pittsburgh!" I see you did 5Ks in 2012. So this is just getting you condition for 2013? In any case, outstanding! Don't hesitate to holla if you need any guidance, have questions, or just post to let us know how you'e doing! Train well, run well! Rock it!
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Good morning! Started this program again and here's where I am this week...

W1D1: 32 minutes - 2.57 miles
W1D2: 32 minutes - 2.72 miles

Feeling good...and I'm not gonna quit! I have my next 5K in March and then one in April, May, and June.... emoticon

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Did Day 1 yesterday. Day 2 tomorrow.

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Outstanding, Ashley! It just gets better as you go! Train well, run well!
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Finished week 1 yesterday and will start week 2 on Monday :)

Ashley

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12/30/12 9:12 A

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Use to do 5 and 10 km runs but haven't for a while. Want to get back into a bit of running but have to do it slowly as I have a leg length discrepancies because of a broken hip injury when I was 28. Didn't bother me much until a couple of years ago but seems to be an ongoing issue now that I am older (56). I have started running at the Y as my warmup but only maxed at 1 mile. Hate running indoors on a track I find it boring and hard on the legs. once the roads are better here I am going to get back outside and run in the mornings. In the meantime my daughter has asked me to do triathalon preparation swimming lessons with her. She already does triathalons and just wants to improve form. For me it will be like a newbie, I can swim but not any distance. Should be interesting

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I don't know if anyone has read this or not.

www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_artic
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I figured I would throw it out there so the situation can be resolved and training can continue. I know proper fitting of running shoes is most important as well as proper technique. Immediate treatment, ice, rest, recovery, will also get you back on the course faster. Just don't try to rush recovery. Trust me when I say attention to detail will only enhance your running experience!
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12/9/12 9:18 A

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I did this challenge before - in the summer, but I stopped running and need to get back to it. I am going out later today or tomorrow for my first run!


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I started Nov 29 and have finished my first 3 sessions! I'm aiming for the New Year's Eve Resolution run that has everyone crossing the finish line at Midnight (trying to figure out how I can stay awake that late and go out in the cold! lol)


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Second day of running in week one has left me with shin splints! Ugh, I thought I was done with these but guess they are gonna stick around for awhile. Looks like it's Ibuprofen and hot tub time for me, then get ready for day three run.

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I'm starting this program again to get ready for my first 5k run on New Year's day. The first day left my body with that oh-so-great sorness that let's me know I'm doing something right. I had a problem with shin splints in the past but none this time around YIPPEE! Looking forward to the next day of running.

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W1D1 and D2 went great. And I tried to do W1D3 on Friday. But ten mins into it I had a nasty fall. Skinned and banged up knee, 2 sprained ankles, 1 sprained wrist and pain all over = taking a break to recover. I guess I'll do some walking (or maybe biking) as soon as the ankles and knee are up for it, then ease back into running again.


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I have had a rough couple weeks. This week is out for any kind of jogging, until perhaps next Saturday. I will start week 1 over on the 19th of this month. emoticon

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Completed W1D2 this morning - another 2.8 miles in 32 minutes. Today was also much easier!

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I just started this program as a way to ease back into running - I've been slacking for a while but really want to get back into it again! Today I did W1D1 and ran 2.8 miles in 32 minutes. Felt really good and am looking forward to W1D2 on Thursday :)

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I started W1D1 on 10/15, and I didn't think I would make it but I did! Well, actually, I started getting a stitch in my side at minute 31 so I walked the last minute. Managed 2.3 miles in 32 minutes. I'm happy to work on endurance for now and will work on increasing speed later.

I do feel positive about this and can't believe I am even at this point. When I did the walk/jog program and started with walking 4 min and jogging 1 min, I thought that was hard! Who knew!
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Yay! Starting week 1 tomorrow if all goes according to plan. My lungs and legs are going to hate me! Anyone else starting this week?
10.15 - checking in after day 1... I did it. I thought this plan was a whole lot harder than I had thought halfway through, but kept pushing :) so proud!
Here are my stats: 2.4 miles (2.7 w warmup/cool down) and 299 calories. BAM! That feels good. Nutrition/calorie tracker going well too!

Day 2 went soooo much better than expected! I felt great on the treadmill and did better than I thought I would (kind of expected a decrease especially when I started and had this wierd muscle tension behind my knee - so I slowed the run but picked up the pace on the wakk for the first 2 rounds. Once warmed up I was good to go.) Final numbers: 2.79 miles in 32 min and 2.88 total. 325 calories and a 12 minute pace. Not bad :D

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HONEYBADGER6:

To start, I want to be clear that I'm NOT a medical professional. I am not a trainer. But in my personal experience, it's better to take a marginal step up than to take a big one and fail or not take one at all.

Listening to your body sounds VERY important with your condition. Maybe working to decrease your recover time and increasing your sprints will work (45 second walk, 3:15 run?).

I try not to hold myself TOO closely to the intervals in programs. But I work towards them until I can complete them as written and then "graduate" myself. Some of us will be able to challenge ourselves to do everything exactly as-is, but with medical conditions, your body has to come first. And it sounds like any progress you can carve out without spiking your heart rate will be the way to go.

Even better: give your PCP a call just to double check.

Be good to yourself!

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I'm starting week one, and after the first day I was sore even though I do a boot camp twice a week! Second workout I went 1/2 mile further in the same time...I'm loving the walking minutes too!

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I completed week one today and need advice. First a bit of background. I have HOCM, a genetic heart condition. If my heart rate goes up to high I get an electrical shock which is so not fun. So just pushing through the 2 minutes on week 2 may not be an option.

If you felt not ready for week 2 would you...
1. Simply repeat week one as is
2. Do a between version of say 1.5 minutes / walk 3.5 minutes
3. Repeat week one but add an interval or 2 to work on total distance?

Also, I have a disabled son and for 2 more weeks until he goes back to school my only option is to put him in the stroller . He weighs 80 lbs and the stroller weighs 20. So I have to wonder if its making much difference in my ability to make that 1 minute.


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Hi All!

Joined last week. My goal is to do triathlons, but I figured I better be able to run a 5K first.
I am planning on running in the Bucktown 5K ( Chicago ), Sept. 16th.

Just finished my week one training.
I do alot of running on the treadmill, so I arrogantly thought I did not need to follow the walk/run plan.

Day 1: Due to a wardrobe malfunction, I only did 26 min. I ran 20, but had to walk the last 6.
Day 2: Here is where my arrogance comes in. I decided I could run the entire 5K. Ha, wrong! Running outside is sooo much harder than running on the treadmill. The last mile, I mostly walked.
Day 3: OK, I am committed to following the program, but obviously didn't read the directions very well. I thought it was a total of 8 sets, but it is a total of 9 sets. So, I only did 32 min. of running/walking. Did do a 5 min. warm-up & a 5 min. cool-down though.

I am sure that next week will be better, I'm fairly confident that I wont screw it up as bad as the first week ~ lol.


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Doing a new 5k in september. I have finished the first week I have completed 9 miles, really happy about that.Todays workout hurt ran outside but i made it through.


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just finished my last day of week 1, 2.78 miles! that's 4.5km. I can do nearly 5k and it's only been 3 days of running! This is great :)

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week 1 day 1 done. omfg! forgot how much I detest running!! which is why I havent done it in soooo long and therefore the best reason to stick it out!!

2.07 miles. Rubbish!! work to do...



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I did day one of week one today, and found it difficult. I have worked up to being able to run a slow-paced 3 miles (usually takes me close to 40 minutes). But I found this walking one minute, then running 3 minutes sort of tedious.

I'm going to stick with it, though, because my knees and legs have begun to ache. I suspect that I've been doing too much, and this program should slow me down to a more healthy pace.


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Completed week one. Now onto week two!

You only get what you work for. Don't like what you have? Work harder.


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week one done


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day 2 yesterday it was hot


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Completed DAy 2 this morning. I have completely created my own routine but am using this tracking to be accountable. I find myself wanting to push harder and harder. THIS IS GREAT!
Have an extraordinary week everyone!!


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I didn't follow the plan exactly - I can walk indefinitely but need a larger walk:jog ratio than the plan calls for. That is already improving!

Totals include warm-up and cool-down.

Day 1: 40 min, 2 miles
Day 2: 36 min, 2.25 miles; mile 1 = 15:48, mile 2 = 15:30 !new PR!
Day 3: 44 min, 2.5 miles; mile 1 = 15:43, mile 2 = 15:21 !new PR!

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day 1 did not follow the plan exactly 4.5 miles 51 min


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Checking in - have completed Day 1 and Day 2 of Week 1. Day 1 was raining, so I did the training program on the treadmill, but walk/ran outside today. Hope to get Day 3 in on Sunday. I'll be on vacation next week, but hopefully I'll be able to keep with it.

Also, found a free iPhone app that lets me program intervals. It worked well for my needs.

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Good Morning -
First time to post here - and it took me a couple of weeks to actually get started BUT

just completed week 1 this morning. And it was a great day 3. I have been using the Treadmill for my training - it works well to just hit a button to switch from walk and run and the timer is right there. No added stress of checking the watch.

I am totally stunned at how awesome this plan is. I have always proudly declared that I HATE Running. Could never do it in high school. I never ever completed a mile jog until I was 30 and hated it then. Never tried again until May 2012 - yes, this year - one of my goals of being Sassy & Sexy by Sixty was to run a mile by May. Did it the first time out and only because I was going to complete it and never HAVE to do it again.

A month later I tried it on the treadmiill for the 1st time successfully. BUT still refused to declare a 5K as a new goal.

OH - then what comes along but SparkPeople Virtual 5K Challege - Of Course it did. Good Grief - there is no escaping it, is there?

Hence - I signed up - chose the 5 week plan and then drug my feet for 2 weeks.

So Last Saturday = June 30th - I realized I was n ot going to make the 5 week plan if I did not get moving. Today I completed DAY 3. the end of Week 1.

My plan is to start Week 2 on Friday. I'd like to continue every other day and RUN MY 5K on August 2nd. We leave on a cruise Aug 3rd. What a great way to KickOff Vacation.

btw - in researching cruises - I found the R5K in Jamaica next Spring. Hmmm - could that be a new goal? We'll see!!!

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I have signed up for this plan, however, the weather has been too hot lately and I don't want to run. Perhaps I will wait when it gets cooler in the morning.




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enjoying the plan

You may have to fight a battle more than once to win it.
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Week 1, Day 2 completed! Feels good to be running again ... glad with I can run the total 3.1 without walking, but enjoying the road to get there!

“Ask yourself if what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.”


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Training to compete in the SparkPeople Virtual Race at the end of July! Also plan to join a charity 5k in my town that week, it'll be my first 5k in 9 years!

Completed W1D1: 2.7 miles in 32 minutes
Cross Training Day1: Rowing Machine 5000m
Completed W1D2: 2.83miles in 32 minutes
Cross Training Day2: Elliptical 35 minutes
Completed W1D3: 3.2 miles in 36 minutes

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Off day yesterday so I took an abs class and step class for crosstraining


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Week 1, Day 1 Completed! Following the SP training plan, so today was walk 1 minute, jog 3, repeat 7 more times. Walked/Ran total of 2.8 miles! And it felt GOOD!



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Completed week one on Friday. Then had a bonus run with my 5K on Sunday!! Starting week two today!



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Week 1, day 2 done! Following the SP training plan, so today was walk 1 minute, jog 3, repeat 7 more times.

Hit my goal weight 9/16/11 and aim to remain there for good!


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I run on my treadmill... this week, I am planning to run after my weight training workouts. My goal is to be able to run with the treadmill speed much higher. I currently keep it at around 3.0. This week I am going to up the speed to 3.2.





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Started my week one today. I have a 3 mile route mapped out, so I did that with the walk 1, jog 3 plan. 35 minutes, which isn't to bad for getting back into running.

Does anyone know if you can reset the tracker? I did this program last year, so it is already showing that I tracked everything.


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Week 1 day 1- My route includes a big hill and I couldn't make the 3 minute jog 1 walk, so I did 2 jog and 2 walk uphill and 4 jog 1 walk downhill.


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W1 D3 done!! Went 3.48 miles in 36 minutes! Excited to start week 2!


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Finished W1 D2 yesterday. Went 2.99 miles in the 32 minutes! Going to do day 3 on Saturday!


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Finished Week 1 yesterday:
W1D1 = 2.4 miles in 32 mins
W1D2 = 2.3 miles in 32 mins
W1D3 = 2.3 miles in 36 mins (had to slow down to finish this one!)

On to week 2 tomorrow!!



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W1D1 = 2.4 miles in 32 mins
W1D2 = 2.3 miles in 32 mins

W1D3 tomorrow!! Feeling great!!


Losing weight is hard. Being fat is hard. CHOOSE YOUR HARD. ~unknown



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Week 1 Day 1 completed! Went 2.88 miles in the 32 minutes. Ran it on the treadmill today but am going to try to run most of the program outside.


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week - 1 Day - 1

I started out slow but i had to pushed myself to get it done. I will try to do better.

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I am starting over beginning this week. Hope to stick with the program this time!!

THE JOY OF DISCIPLINE OR THE PAIN OF REGRET. WHICH WILL IT BE TODAY?

Discipline is doing what you don''t want to do so you can do what you really want to do."

What doesn''t kill you can only make you stronger!

People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing- that's why we recommend it daily.

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D1W1 - 2.54 Miles and it felt great!emoticonemoticon



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Day 2 of week 1 done. It went a little better than day 1 but I'm really having to push to get it done. I went 2.52 in 32 min, better than day 1 by a smidge. I'm already looking at next week and wondering how in the world I'm going to do it. I know I will though.

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Way to go everyone!
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Live your life as though you are obligated to make the world a better place. Make a difference today.


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I completed week 1 today also. It was harder today, but it felt good to have completed the week. I'm doing it on the treadmill and am hoping to get outside next week. To me, the treadmill is harder than running outside.


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I completed week one today ....I am so glad - I Did It! emoticon
I really struggled today ( could be that I'm fighting a cough ....my family have a cold virus ), but I jogged through cramping under my ribs....Ouch!

Hi! I'm Laura...:::helplessly AdDiCteD to FiTneSs!
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Today will be day 3 of my running for week one. Going to go outside as soon as the kids are in school and the roads aren't quite as busy.

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Day 2 completed! emoticon
My time: 32 minutes/2.57 miles and 271 calories burned!

I was challenged when I felt I might be fighting the congestion my children have....then my shoe came untied, LOL!! ....my ribs hurt a little, but I pushed through making sure to breathe deeply and I picked up my pace this time a little. I feel great! StronGer!!

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Day 2 complete!


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Today is day 3 of week 1 for my daughter and I looking to get our run on this evening and watch the sunset around lake peachtree!!


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Today is day 1 / week 1 ...2.47 miles, 32 minutes, 255 calories ( averaged a 13 min/mile ) !
I'm feeling GREAT! ...This is exactly what I needed...my turning point to reach my goal weight
( only 5 # away ) & my body fat % goal ( only 1% away ) ! I CAN do this! emoticon

((( THANK YOU Spark People!! ))) So glad I found this simple plan of walking1/jogging 3 for 32 minutes. Participating i my first 5K is going to be a reality!!

Before ...I was running too fast and didn't have a specific plan to pace myself...lesson learned.

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Day 1 of week 1 done! This time I did it right. Last week I started and misread how many reps and only did 1/2. Not sure of the time and miles.


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Okay--I'm not not nearly as fast. I did 1.75 miles in 32 minutes. Having to do a lot of walking cause I have a heart monitor that complains when my heart rate gets too high. That is when I do slow down to a walk. I did a 5K in Dec in under 41 minutes and plan to do another in May but decided I should train more this time! I want to finish in under 40 minutes. By fall, I hope to be under 35 minutes.

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Completed week 1 Day 3, boy do I feel out of shape for this jog/walk intervals. Feels good afterwards though. Ready for week 2 tomorrow.


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I completed W1D1 Interval Training with 3.1 miles in 39:53 minutes. W1D2 was a day off. I completed W1D3 Interval Training with 3.1 miles in 38:50 minutes. Today was W1D4 and I walked 3.14 miles in 52:50. Tomorrow will be a nice day so I will be running again.


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Did day run/walk #2 for week 1 yesterday. Went just under 4 miles in 46 minutes. It helped that I had tunes this time. But I am looking for some specific stretches for before and after??? My knee hurts a tad today, I don't like that AT ALL! Any suggestions would be so appreciated!



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w1. D2 done! Moving on to week 2 :)



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Did Week 1, day 2 today :)
Never thought i could be a runner but i think I'm doing oké!
Did the program and i guess it was about 2.5 mile? On the third day I will try a little faster speed. (I started on the treadmill, feels safer but next week a will do once a week with a training group outside. I heard that is a lot harder).

What speed do others run?
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LOL Too funny!!

Here's to smoking the speed walkers this year!

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Hahahaha that is hill aarious!





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I'm doing this program to try and build up a faster time in a 5K. I did a 5K in November and was so embarrassed that the speed walker ladies passed me a few times. (Seriously??!!) I thought my time was okay - 36 min. - but those super speedy from another planet walkers have haunted me ever since. :) Looks like it'll be above freezing today so I'm definitely going out again this morning. Only doing 2 training sessions outside this week for the 5K but will reach the 5 mile goal (had to workout inside for the majority of the week...too, too cold!)


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Woo hoo!

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This is technically for yesterday. I did 2.7 miles. I reallly struggled toward the end. I did stair climbing this morning and worked upper body. I'm guessing it'll get easier as time goes by.





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Another day done! 32 min. 2 46 miles. I forgot to check the calories burned button!





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Great job! Keep going!

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I did my 1st day yesterday. It was 32 minutes. 2,56 miles. I did pretty well I guess for my 1st day. Im following the plan...or I should say, thats the plan!





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W1D6 - 38 minutes ~ 2.58 miles


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W1D3 - I did 2.34 miles in 34 minutes on the treadmill. Slightly better than W1D1.


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When you do your training for week 1, come by this thread and tell us about your accomplishments for the day.
(Example )
How far did you walk?
How did you feel on the day you did it?
Or anything else you want to talk about for your 5k training for week 1

Lets support one another and cheer each other on.

Edited by: COACHKRYSTIE at: 2/7/2012 (08:15)
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