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1/29/13 5:15 P

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LOL you sound like me!

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1/28/13 6:59 A

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I just finished week 1 on Saturday and will be starting week 2 tomorrow. I just go fro the amount of time it says, so the 5 minute brisk walk, then alternating the walking and jogging for 20. I usually feel close to dead by then and I'm not tracking what my milage is yet. Not even going to attempt that until I finish the 9 weeks.

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LIFESCURVEBALLS's Photo LIFESCURVEBALLS Posts: 138
1/28/13 3:52 A

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I personally only go the 30 minutes cause I'm so done by the end. However if your not getting in the time you want and want to keep going I dont see anything wrong with that. As you go you will get faster so that would mean less time to make up if you go that route.

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1/27/13 6:09 A

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On Week 2 Day 2 today - got behind due to sick with bronchitis last week. ? - I am going 3 days per week using the C25K program but not getting 3.1 miles? I am just assuming I need to continue the days program to 3 miles each time instead of just going 30 minutes?

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1/24/13 8:02 A

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I'm wondering if you could modify the C25K workout to your level of fitness. Week one is a 5 minute brisk walk, then alternating 60 seconds of jogging with 90 seconds of walking for a total of 20 minutes. Not sure what you're able to do now, but maybe that wuld work or you could tweak it as needed until you could get there.

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1/21/13 1:56 A

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Question for you... You are walking 30 minutes now how far is that 30 minutes? Now based off of that I would start little by little increasing the amount to get you up to the 5k during your exercise time then when your there I would then increase your speed little by little till the race/event.

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1/18/13 1:15 P

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I am preparing to train for my very first ever 5k. There is a Biggest Loser 5k in a town near me in April and I am super excited and motivated. I am just over 300 pounds right now. I don’t have any grand illusions that I will be 140 pounds and in the best of health. But I do have grand illusions of losing as much weight as realistically as I can and be in better health than I am currently. I will be signing up for the 5k walk. (I’ve never been a runner) my goal is to complete it in 2 hours. I currently walk 30 minutes. I want to shave 10 minutes off of that. My question (that I am hoping you guys can help) is what do I need to do to get started? I have clearance from my doctor to exercise, but other than walking and eating right, what else would be most beneficial for me during this training?

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