In the wilderness

Went for my first post grad run today, using stepping stones pod cast. The "music" is like lift music on steroids. Such bliss when I ripped out my headphones and ran the rest of the 30 minutes in silence. If that is what the music is like on C25K pod casts I don't know how how you all got through it. Maybe it's an incentive to move on 😀. I think I generally listen to song lyrics as a distraction rather than tuning into the beat. I did find out that I usually run at about 150bpm, which is about 7min per k for me. I want to speed up a little and like the structure of C25K, so feeling a little lost. I guess I'll just have to make up my own training plan. Googling music with 155 bpm I see some of the tracks I have been running to fit the bill.

Sorry Laura but I can now really recommend the app for C25K, the glitches have been resolved in the new version and you can listen to music you like!


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  • There's plenty of things for you post c25k. I got a book from the library last week with running plans in. I also quite like the look of the zombie run app 😱😱😱

  • Me too! I've downloaded it already. Eeek

  • Zombie run looks fun, thanks.

  • I think its great that there are several versions to choose from, each to their own. Some people may and do actually like the podcasts and Laura the trainer.

    You could listen to the content of 5k+ Podcasts then put something together similar with your own music? Sorry it would mean you would have to hear at least some of the music once more.

    But graduates progress in many ways, its your journey so do what suits you and enjoy.

  • Thanks Laura sounded great just the music was really not my thing. I just need to let go of the crutch of having someone tell me what to do. Better half thinks it's funny as I never like being told what to do in any other arena.

  • Lots of us do our own thing, but occasionaaly wander back for a week 9 , or using wk 1 or 2 as an interval session with run/run faster. The choice is all yours Runner!

  • Stepping stones are very good for your running. That's the important thing. The music didn't bother me at all, I quite liked the one that sounded like someone playing a saw 😃

    I did them back to front and inside out and moved into bRidge to 10k with Sami 'Murphy

  • Thanks. I think stepping stones could be great. It was probably the "saw playing" that resulted in me yanking headphones out. Sailing this weekend so having a 2 day break but will definitely go for 30 minute run on Monday with or without stepping stones.

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