W5r2 - Amazed

I have just run for 8 minutes.... TWICE!!!! I am amazed. OK so I did it on a cross trainer, as I can't actually run due to a condition which makes my joints unstable, but I am still amazed I managed it, and it didn't feel too tough.

I'm very very overweight and if im honest I used my condition as an excuse not to exercise, but just been diagnosed with high blood pressure which has given me the kick I needed to get started.

I'm actually not dreading run 3 now, although it does seem a big leap up from 8 minutes.

Skip

Featured Content

Join the NHS Couch to 5K community

Couch to 5K has been designed to get you off the couch and running 5km in just 9 weeks

Start today!

Featured by HealthUnlocked

1 Reply

oldestnewest
  • Brilliant! I have a friend who uses a cross trainer because of various problems, he says it's great! Well done on your progress, yes 8 mins does seem like a massive step up but Laura knows what's she doing and will see you through and if you don't finish it first time you will the next or soon after...xxx

You may also like...