hi all, I went out for Week 7 Day 3 run yesterday. I was struggling at first, it felt like a really draining run. Then as I took my jacket off, I accidentally hit the forward button on the app and it skipped to the cool down walk! Oh no! I was so annoyed!
However, because I couldn't remember exactly how long I'd already been jogging for, I decided to start the 25 minutes again and just do as much as possible... I managed to complete the whole 25 minutes! According to mapmyrun, I ran for around 40 minutes (with just the minute or so it took me to remove jacket and sort out app!).. I couldn't believe it when I'd finished!
I also, for the first time ever, experienced the sensation of being able to just keep running, towards the end of the second 25 minutes! This soon stopped when I hit an uphill section though, that nearly made my legs collapse!
Anyway, the moral to my story is that if I, with my downright negative mindset, can run for 40 odd minutes then anyone can! You can achieve much more than your mind tells you!