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Week 4 complete!

So I ran W4R1 Monday and found the step up a challenge but ok, W4R2 Thursday and struggled with the uphill gradient but got through it. W4R3 today and blimey, it was like I was running through treacle!

Why is it some runs you really "get it" and then you can do the same run 2 days later and struggle?

I am really bad at hydration I know (I am never Thirsty!) so need to improve this.

Really enjoying the challenge and I keep reminding myself that 4 weeks ago I struggled to run 60 seconds. It's great reading everyone else's posts on this forum - I can't tell you how much it is motivating me to continue

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Good job buddy. Yours is a name I've followed from my first week. We are both creeping toward that graduation line and beyond. Keep it up👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼🐢🏃🏼‍♀️😀😀

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Yes I've been following you too! I missed 2 weeks due to an ankle injury but getting there ! Well done on your progress

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Well done just completed week 4 this morning

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Well done. I did wk4r2 yesterday and have found both runs a big step up from week 3. It is very flat where I run so don't have the gradient issue. I find sleep impacts on how I feel during a run. If I had a bad nights sleep then running is a really hard. You mentioned hydration.Do you have a drink before running? I always do as don't want to carry a water bottle. Have you tried the app iDrated to record all you drink during the day?

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Hi Susie,

It wouldn't take long to record the fluid in drinking as it's not a lot!

I think this is a really good idea as it would encourage me to drink more. Thanks for the suggestion

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