Finished W6, How did that happen?!

I cannot believe that my wife and I have just completed W6R3, the sense of achievement is great! At 66 years old this program has really given me a new lease of life and I have not felt fitter for years. My wife who is ??years younger than me ( I wouldn't dare!) and arthritic is also really feeling the benefit. Who would have thought when puffing away at 60 seconds that we would be completing a 25 minute run!

So to all you youngsters doubting your ability to progress; keep positive, listen to Laura and your fellow bloggers, keep to the program and you will succeed.


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9 Replies

  • I am 66 also and only on W1R3 yesterday so a novice. Not yet getting the well being feelings and just hoping those bloggers are not fibbing when they say this is addictive. Off to do S&F1 any time now and looking forward to the good feelings. Really appreciate the encouraging bloggers!

  • You are not "only" onW1R3. It is a great achievement to have started in the firstplace and to have continued to where you are. Trust me, this sense of achievement will spur you on and you will get the addiction.

    Keep posting to let us know how you are getting on.

  • No we aren't fibbing! I'm the same age as you and have just run for 21 minutes (week 5 run 3 plus a minute extra! Yes the bloggers really help a lot :-)

  • Pleased they are not fibbing! And well done you running for 21 minutes. Right now i just have to trust that I too can achieve that - eventually. i am beginning to think I've done the right thing starting the programme.

    Thank you for the encouagement, it REALLY does help a lot!

  • thank you for the encouragement! Just this minute returned from S&F1. For the first time ever I did have a tiny glimmer of feeling good! Some funny looks in the play park - using the littlies equipment for various stretches but I really don't care. Feels ok now!

  • Im the same age as you and am thrilled with the difference both physical and mental this program is making to me. All the best with your progression.

  • :-) :-) :-) Very well done to the two of you! May you have many more years of happiness and health by running! Welcome to week 7!!! :-) Gayle

  • Lovely blog! :) Keep up the good work!

  • Yes life in the old dog yet 65 and running my kids think I am losing it, but as I say use it or lose it . Oh by the way slimmer of the week again yesterday and I am not even dieting, must watch that dont want to fall down any drain holes. Just take it slow and you will suceed.

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