So after the whole debate of shall I repeat run 2 of this week I decided that actually I would give run 3 a try.
I thought I was going to have to abandon the attempt early on has my knee was giving me some issues, but I realised I was heal striking rather than ball striking - I don't know about anyone else but googling around suggested heel striking is about the worst thing you can do if you have bad knees and I know that it's certainly easier if I concentrate and don't do it. In fact I was actually a little shocked when early on in the program we were told to heel strike.
Anyway off I went:
5 minutes woohoo but I totally knew I could do that
10 minutes yay
15 minutes I'm running
And then I get told 2 minutes to go and that's when I hit my wall - I did keep going. But I feel I would have been fine if I hadn't had the 2 minute warning.
I know a lot of people seem to struggle at the start but I never do it's the end. Does anyone else get that? It's the whole being told I am so close and my brain just decides it time to stop it's like it's saying 'we must stop now, what are you doing why are you still running ... ' but keep running I do.
20 minutes running take that M.E, wonky joints and chronic back pain.
It also feels great to have completed a week actually in a week - thank you broken body for not throwing any major hissy fits