W3 R1: OMFG !!! i can light;ly jog for 3 mins... - Couch to 5K

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Slow_Rob
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OMFG !!! i can light;ly jog for 3 mins twice now , am so amazed as 3 weeks ago i couldnt ever have thought that ... Today was pretty good, felt like I was getting a stitch but didnt and the runs felt pretty good ,pinching myself now to make sure it was me lol also saw my shadow and my head wasn't bobbing up and down as i ran ,gold star me then :D lol cant wait for R2 + 3

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Slow_Rob
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just realised the tags this post has put hmmmm think tahts a different sort of post altogether :D

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poppypug
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Ha ha , oh it is a little hobby of mine reading the tags , well not just a hobby its bordering on the obsessive to be honest :-D

Well done , you sound as pleased as a dog with two doodahs and quite rightly so :-) xxx

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Slow_Rob
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Thanks Poppy , I am that pleased :D i put off doing C25K for quite a while as i thought i could never run, hindsight is a wonderful thing :) enjoy your evening Poppy xx

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Ejbirdy
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Ah that's great to read, good for you :)

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Slow_Rob
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Thanks Ej :D

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Hidden
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Well done you!

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Slow_Rob
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ta muchly Curly :)

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Snowgoose

Yay you :-) I'm a day behind you.... please don't stop otherwise i'll stop too :-) xxx

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Slow_Rob
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Thanks snow :-D no giving up lol hope yr week going well :-) xx

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AndyD
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I also completed my W3R1 last night and although I found the 3 min runs hard, its now in the bag. However, I did think back to how I struggled with W1R1... so there must be some improvement!

I'm in my 50's, generally healthy and not overweight and have only done walking exercise in the past, so this is a new venture for me. I'm hoping that I can just stick to the program and get to week 9 without having to repeat too much or doing loads of other gym stuff.

All best Slow_Rob...ill keep an eye out for your progress. :-)

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Slow_Rob
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Thanks I am 56 and was very a couch potato. Ex smoker and carrying a few extra pounds. I can and feel a difference already . Looking forward to my run today. Hope yr runs go well too :-D

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