I have done it. I began feeling very surprised that I could actually keep up the running part for 60 seconds. In saying that the last couple of runs felt harder but I knew I had to keep going as I'd come so far already. Feeling great. Thank you to everyone who supported me. I took you all with me in my head and your words kept me going β˜ΊπŸƒ

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  • Well done. You do feel good when the run is completed and rightly so because its a great achievement. Its true, the support from people on here gives you extra determination to carry on!

  • I'm so pleased I've started and the support is amazing. Thank you

  • Okay... well done!!!

    You are on the way!

    You run for 60 seconds and it is wonderful... just think how you feel when you are running for thirty minutes? Yes, you will do it!

    Keep it slow, keep it steady, take your rest days, with some strength and flex exercise on those days too, if possible..heed the advice and support on the forum, ( which is so supportive,) and listen to your body too. It is great for telling you what's happening!

    " Small steps, maybe, but you will eventually get there. " :)

  • Thank you. Yes slow and steady and on the way 😊

  • Well done :)

    One of the hardest runs in the journey.

    Enjoy a rest day or two now and then off you go again :)

    Good luck :)

  • Thank you. My plan is to do the next run on Thursday

  • Big thumbs up!

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  • that's a brilliant start well done keep us posted :-)

  • Thank you, I will keep posting

  • excellent, your posts will help others who follow you into the programme :-)

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  • Good news. Welcome aboard, properly. Stick with it and enjoy all the benefits to mind and body. :-)

  • Thank you. I will stick with it. I love the positivity of the support

  • Yay - go you! Keep up the good work Jay5loth! :)

  • Thank you

  • Keep going. There is a magic that will happen. Eventually, you will be running along, thinking of something else, and suddenly realise that your body is moving easily and freely without you having to do anything much about it. It takes me now about five minutes after I start to get into that groove, but earlier it took a good 10 minutes of huffing and puffing. So it might start happening somewhere around week six. And the bottom line is, even when it is tough and a struggle, you do this for 1.5 hrs a week, plus another 30 minutes warm up and cool down. 2 hrs of the week and the benefits are amazing.

  • So good to hear about the huffing and puffing 😊

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