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Officially on ju-ju's Magic Plan πŸ˜ŠπŸŽ‰

Delly-dot
Delly-dot60minGraduate
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Today marks my first official run on ju-ju's Magic Plan 😊.

Thanks to roseabi's "wonderful bridging plan", as it has become fondly known by all of us who have adopted it, I am now at the point where roseabi's plan cleverly merges into ju'ju's at the start of week 4. I am working on the timed version.

This morning I ran my short 20 minute run. I ran "tech free" - no Radio 2 today as I am waiting for my new earphones to arrive. This gave me the chance to concentrate on my breathing and to try to see if there really is a difference breathing in through my nose, as opposed to through my mouth. It took a bit of getting used to and I did catch myself reverting back a couple of times after pausing to cross roads or tuck in out of the way for dog walkers. However I do think it made a difference, beyond the obvious advantage of not being as likely to swallow a fly! I don't have it completely right yet, but I will be trying again on my next run.

Happy running πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ˜ŠπŸŒ·

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Bluebirdrunner
BluebirdrunnerGraduate10

Good luck Delly-dot...enjoy seeing the Magic working!πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸŒ»πŸ€žxxx

Delly-dot
Delly-dot60minGraduate in reply to Bluebirdrunner

Thank you, I will. It already feels like magic to have made it onto the plan 😊!

Buddy34
Buddy34Graduate10

Great you've started the magic plan Delly-dot. Nose breathing isn't easy , I can do it but not for a full run. Good luck with getting to your 60 minutes πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘

Delly-dot
Delly-dot60minGraduate in reply to Buddy34

Thanks Buddy. I feel better in knowing that I'm not alone in finding it tricky!

Roxdog
RoxdogGraduate10

Great idea to be on the plan! Well done, I like the fact that it has shorter runs too. As for nose/mouth breathing, I was thinking the other day that it stops you swallowing flies! I manage nose breathing most of the time and do breathe in for 4, breathe out for 4, most of the time. Occasionally, especially if in the middle of a toxic ten, I breathe out quite sharply, making sure I empty out all the air. That helps. 😊

Delly-dot
Delly-dot60minGraduate in reply to Roxdog

Thank you - I shall give that a go too! I guess it might feel quite cleansing puffing out quickly - and a bossy way to deal with the toxic 10!!

Roxdog
RoxdogGraduate10 in reply to Delly-dot

Well I'm pretty bossy! I learnt that trick from my marathon running friend when I went running with him.

Grannyhugs
GrannyhugsGraduate10

Great effort especially with the breathing through the nose - I've never mastered that and just treat the occasional fly as extra protein 🀣 enjoy the rest of the plan. Happy running πŸ€—

Delly-dot
Delly-dot60minGraduate in reply to Grannyhugs

Yum πŸ˜‹!! 🀣

Sparkey5000
Sparkey500060minGraduate in reply to Grannyhugs

Me too!!

Well done you on the journey through this terrific plan! Don't worry so much about the breathing. When you're mindful of it then it's good to practice but often what comes naturally works best, especially after you've been running a bit. I do run in and out through the nose for large portions as it's become natural.

Delly-dot
Delly-dot60minGraduate in reply to GTFC

Thank you GTFC. I agree with you about doing what comes naturally and I can usually switch off from my breathing. It hasn't really been a problem too much, unless the pollen is really high πŸ€§πŸŒ³πŸ’, then it can be a bit all over the place πŸ™„!!

Fionamags
FionamagsGraduate10

Yay another Magic buddy! You will enjoy this I'm sure. The main thing with breathing is to keep doing it.... :)

Delly-dot
Delly-dot60minGraduate in reply to Fionamags

πŸ˜‚ 🀭 That I shall remember πŸ˜‰

Congratulations on making a start on the plan 😊

I spent several runs trying to sort out my breathing, it certainly made me forget about the running. πŸ˜‚

Delly-dot
Delly-dot60minGraduate in reply to dijep

I usually don’t over think my breathing but just thought I’d experiment this morning...... Hope I’ve not complicated things now though and find my breathing is all over the place next run πŸ™„.

Allbarron
Allbarron60minGraduate

Aah my little Mexican mouse you made it across the bridge.!!! You'll be fine. Go with the flow and enjoy!! Breathing....??? Is that what I'm forgettingπŸ™ˆ

Delly-dot
Delly-dot60minGraduate in reply to Allbarron

πŸ€­πŸ˜‚

Mum22boys
Mum22boysGraduate10

Good luck with the magic plan, I think you'll enjoy it 😊 you've made me realise I have no idea how I breath... πŸ€” I'm going to have to pay this some attention in my next run πŸ˜‰

Scruff55
Scruff5560minGraduate

Well done DD is there somewhere to register onto the Magic Plan so that you get an app or something or is it only on paper.

Fionamags
FionamagsGraduate10 in reply to Scruff55

Its just on paper in the pinned posts.

Scruff55
Scruff5560minGraduate

Thanks Fm πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈ

Delly-dot
Delly-dot60minGraduate in reply to Scruff55

Glad Fionamags has pointed you in the right direction. Good luck!

Scruff55
Scruff5560minGraduate

Thanks you too. πŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸƒβ€β™€οΈπŸ˜ƒπŸ˜ƒ

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