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Starting Ju Ju’s plan

Keswickfan
Keswickfan

Morning all just about to start upon the challenge to get to 10k with Ju Ju’s plan. Can I just check do we still do the 5 min warm up and down as per c25k? Thanks

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Grannyhugs
GrannyhugsGraduate10

Hi are you starting on your own or joining the mass group that start on Saturday. You should always do a warmup of some sort whether it's the 5 minute walk, dynamic stretches or similar. Personally if it's very cold outside I like to do my warmup before leaving the house so some marching on the spot, knee raises, heel digs, lunges and squats. All the best, I'm on week 3.

Thanks for that. I thought I would get a weeks practice in before starting with group on saturday, just to make sure i can keep up!! X

Elisabeth3
Elisabeth3Graduate10 in reply to Grannyhugs

That's a very good idea to do the warm up before leaving the house. Unbelievable, I have never thought about it before... ;-)

But I sometimes do the cooldown back in the house.

Grannyhugs
GrannyhugsGraduate10 in reply to Elisabeth3

You learn all the tricks living in the north of Scotland, surprisingly yesterday I was back to tshirt and knee length leggings so did warm up outside. Happy running

Elisabeth3
Elisabeth3Graduate10 in reply to Grannyhugs

You live in North Scotland?

I would like to go to the Highlands next year.

Probably to Ben Nevis.

What would you recommend to see?

Deals1
Deals1Graduate10

I always aim for a 5 min warm up walk before and after if I can. good luck

Keswickfan
Keswickfan in reply to Deals1

Thank you

Beachcomber66
Beachcomber66Graduate10

I am with GTB; warm up exercises before I leave the house and then walk 5 minutes pre and post run. Non Run day strengthening exercises also a must in my book..although that may be connected to my age!! 😊

Thanks, yes my age puts me in the same bracket! I already do 3/4 gym sessions a week with lots of strength/conditioning stuff so am hoping that will keep me in track. Thanks for your feedback x

Elisabeth3
Elisabeth3Graduate10

Yoohey, great you are taking the next step to 10k.

As others said, warm up before and cool down after run.

My warm up: 5minutes walk (if I have time).

Cool down: a few minutes walk and/or strengthening exercises. Plus stretch.

Hope this helps.

Thats great thanks x

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