W3 R1 completed :)

I can't quite believe it but I did it! I'll be honest, I'm not exactly going fast ... but I am managing to control my bouncing up and down and breathing. I felt better after last night's run than any of the others. My legs did tighten a lot during the first of the 3 minute runs but I decided to concentrate on the view instead of my legs and that seemed to do the trick. I'm almost looking forward to my next run tomorrow evening.

Thanks to everyone for their support and good advice. Unlacing my running shoes is helping with the pins and needles (I may need to go down another notch) and I'm worrying less about what other people think as they see me 'jog' by all red faced and sweaty.


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  • great achievement Dovercourt! we are more or less on the same wave length! I completed run 2 last night of week 3, found it quite hard so I may repeat week 3 altogether before moving on. I also focus on the view during the 3 minutes (if not I simply cannot do it!!)

    Let me know how you get on! :)

  • Thanks sarahb_20. I'm glad I'm not the only one who has to be distracted!

  • I have to be distracted too, I'm now using my own music which has really helped me (sorry Laura, the music sucks!) my tip for onlookers? Don't look at them, look at anything else you fancy but no faces when you are in the early weeks! I look now my confidence has improved!

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