Determined

I started couch to 5k about five weeks ago after losing four stones in weight. I was happily working through week 3 when the app reinstalled with the new version and I lost my progress! Undeterred I thought I would start again as I like seeing the progress I made on the app. Sad I know. I'm mid way through week three now. Proud of myself as I fitted in a run today after work, before sorting horses and attending a meeting. It was very chilly too! Trying to be disciplined about the days I run so I don't fall behind. I already can feel a difference in my fitness. I can't imagine running for half an hour quite yet but I couldn't imagine running at all five weeks ago so I suppose anything is possible.

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  • Anything is possible. Trust in the plan and trust in your body. You will get there!

  • Anything really is possible - and you will get there!

  • Well done ! You are really doing a great job. Now that you have lost all that weight you've been rejuvenated🙂 Running regularly will help you keep the weight off. Stick with your healthy eating way of life and you won't know yourself in a bit 😃

    I have kept my weight off for years in November. Running definitely helps. Oh, and walking everywhere too 😃

    Keep going nice and steady. No hurry 🙂

  • That's brilliant progress. I was similar and started the running plan after losing four stone and lost the fifth stone once I started. Due to an unconnected health issue I have now had to stop running but I got from being a total non runner to running the full 5k and was then able to work on increasing my speed. I felt brilliant when on the plan with so much more energy and a really positive outlook. It is amazing what we are capable of by following the plan.

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