I laugh in the face of nervousness.
Or at least I would have done if I hadn't been really worried about this week. The latter part of W2 was really quite tough and I was considering repeating it but I thought, give W3 R1 a go first. If it is too hard, go back to W2. But I did it! Yay, run 1 done!
How many times have people posted, 'trust the programme'. I really should have.
Yes my legs are achy, verging on sore but I did it. I ran for 3 minutes, non-stop.
Only 2 and bit weeks ago, I was the proverbial beetroot faced puffer and I just ran for 3 minutes, non-stop (still can't quite believe it).
The programme is clever to start running lots of short bursts and slowly progress to fewer but longer runs.
I will TRY and placate the nerves before I move on at each stage (no promises, mind!).
If you feel nervous, remember the other oft quoted mantra 'take it slowly'. It is good advice. I slowed down from last weeks pace and got through it. Roll on runs 2 and 3. I ain't scared - much.