Hi all. Graduated on Friday and wanted to get stuck straight into one of the C25K+ podcasts. I started with the Stepping Stone podcast and found it REALLY slow. I was after some advice on what to do. I found it incredibly difficult (in fact, I couldn't do it at all) to pace myself slow enough to be running at 150bpm. When it increased to 155bpm, this was still feeling really slow for me. I was feeling okay - legs a little tired, but breathing perfectly manageable and I was far more comfortable in the last section of the podcast where it's up to 160bpm (although this was still a conscious effort to lengthen my stride and slow my pace down and I kept speeding up and having to slow down again). I'm leaning towards thinking that my 'comfortable' running speed is between 160-165bpm. I'm feeling as though I'm not sure this podcast is going to help me, as it's slowing me down and reducing the distance I cover in 30 minutes. Does anyone have a similar experience or some advice to offer? Thank you
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