W7R2 Saved by Rocky Balboa 😊

I've got stiff legs after my weekend walking, plus I'm also redoing week one with my daughter, struggling with the clocks going forward...excuses, excuses, I know!!

Anyway, 11 minutes into yesterdays run I knew I wasn't going to make the rest without emergency measures...had to ditch Laura and crack open the Eye of the tiger anthem, then all my favourite tunes; what a difference it made!


never fails to amaze me how much influence my brain has on my body, I completed the full 25 mins, singing my head off with energy to spare; I even managed a little shimmy on the cool down walk 😉


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13 Replies

  • Well done! 

  • Yes,the brain has a lot of influence on the body, it has to control our workings & actions. But, it can influence emotions too much, so try & turn it off and ignore those gremlins when doing c25k, and follow the programme listening to Laura, after all Rocky was just a fictional character, c25k is for real!

    As for blaming the clocks going forward, I just put my clocks forward as I go to bed and then forget about it, works everytime, no problem!😊

  • Rocky was a fictional character?? You'll be telling me there's no tooth fairy next ;o)

  • Pam finding this encouraging. Love eye of the tiger. I definitely need to get organised with music! 

  • It's really helped me, I was singing out loud to the B52s Love Shack this morning, the dog tried his best to pretend he wasn't with me!

  • Oh yeah, nowt like a good tune for keeping the spirits up. Trouble is I was doing more jigging than running the other day and it wastes energy as I was bouncing too much. Ah well, lesson learned. We'll just have to remember to sing without bouncing or save it til the end. 

    Enjoy the next run!

  • A decent sports bra sorted out all my jigging ;o)

  • Ah, hang on, I'm confusing jigging, with jiggling, aren't I?!

  • Get you..little shimmy indeed!!!!

    It sounds absolutely wonderful! Well done...:)

  • Thank you Lady Floss, I thought it was wonderful, the dog just looked embarrassed!

    I hope you're feeling better x

  • Well... that's dogs for you:)

    Knee is.. well not sure.. still cannot put weight on it in any going upward way...hmm. But can walk... so always a bonus!

    Thanks x

  • Haha well done i have the whole "rocky story" on my phone 10 inspirational songs when i need them which is a lot.

  • Now that is a tune! will have to try and find that for the last 3 minutes of my run, well done on the run you are catching up to me....ha

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