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W5R1 Here we go again!

In the end I decided to give it a go at W5, and to be honest I have found this first run easier than W4! You guys gave me a really good piece of advice telling me to move on. Up to this point I take Laura's word as gospel, if she says I can do it, then I can! I'm beginning to feel how my fitness is improving, I don't get breathless so easily although my hamstrings get tight and sore. I guess my body is adjusting. What exercises do you use to stretch?

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Absolutely - Laura knows best! :) Well done for getting out there and doing it.

I think stretching is great for tight and sore muscles. Google some stretches for specific muscles and you'll be able to find some youtube tutorials. Well done again for starting Week 5 off so well!

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Great going yaskas!

That Laura definitely knows what she's up to😉

As Melly says, Google hamstring stretches and you'll find some great tutorials online. I found that using a foam roller really helped too.😊

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I'll give a try to the foam roller. Thank you!

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Well done yaskas...

Do your stretching after your run while your muscles ard still warm. Drink water afterwards too as your muscles need it.

Week 5 is a good one.. good luck😊

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