Couch to 5K
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Gremlins need exterminating

Well week 7 was pretty hard going towards the end. I ran too fast in my final run and had to walk/run the final 5 mins. I was then plagued by mental gremlins and a dodgy stomach but I was back on plan today - I ignored the mental gremlins telling me to give it up around the 8 minute mark and pushed on through for the required 28 minutes - not far off the big 5k now ☺

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Hi YK, did my first 28 minutes today and was slower than last week. Consoling myself in the fact that i kept going for 28 minutes even if there was precious left at the end.

As Laura says, the speed doesn't matter. Not long now!

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Keeping going for 28 minutes was the goal so we both did it yay!

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Sounds like those pesky gremlins have packed their bags. Keep it slow and steady in the final few weeks.

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My gremlins always try to put me off my stride (lol) between 5 and 10 minutes) - I try to ignore them. I'm winning so far!

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Think positve! Go slowly and you'll finish the job with puff to spare

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Yay, well done Yvette, that's the spirit. Almost there now!

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Well done Yvette. It's all too easy to go off too fast, perhaps a sign of growing confidence! Good luck with the rest of the programme.

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Thanks for your support everyone - rest day today

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