Is this the start?

Week 8 Run 1 completed yesterday. Yesterday I also noticed that my legs felt a bit thinner. This morning my belly (huge sugar baby belly) also feels a bit less. Last night my brain told me when I'd had enough to eat (a first) and this morning I stepped on the scales and noticed a few pounds have dropped.

As someone who could do with losing four or five stones I am praying that this is the start of some weight loss. I am making healthier food choices because I really notice how food makes me feel, particularly on a run.

Fingers crossed for this positive effect. 😊🏃🏻😊🏃🏻😊

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Hi

If you're making healthier food choices and running then you should definitely start to lose weight.

This is exactly what I did and lost 3 stone. Although I still have another 3 to lose

Good Luck and keep up the good habits 💪

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Excellent! Generally the program tones you up rather than causes you to lose weight, but you are right, it does start to change the choices you make and those 2 things together can make a big difference! Keep it up, now you have started, things will only get better :)

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Well done- I hope I get the same side effects, it can only be a good thing right? 😁

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It appears patience is the key. I was all ready to declare that running did nothing for my weight and perhaps it's too soon to declare it a miracle cure but I do feel good. 😊

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Yes I'm in week 6 did run 1 this morning and you do buzz for most of the day and generally feeling fitter- long may it continue 😎

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The only way to lose the weight is to eat properly and keep moving. Do those and you won't be disappointed 🙂✔️🏃‍♀️👍

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The benefits can be unexpected, look out. I started C25k 10weeks ago after nearly five decades believing I was " allergic" to running. I wasn't over weight and didn't really expect to see much change ( but you can't help hoping!). My teenage daughters ( ever the source of " tell it how it is" honesty) started to comment on my bum. Now I should say, that I never really hated it, it was just there and I got on with life. Looking in the mirror yesterday, I decided that it looked like my old bum, but it was wearing the rear end equivalent of a bra!! Seriously, it looked like the same stuff had been lifted up a couple of inches. I like it😀😀😜

Well done getting to week 8, see you at the finish line next week!!👏🏼👏🏼👏🏼🥇🥇

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I think the exercise and the better diet naturally go together. I found that by doing exercise I was automatically veering towards the food choices which complemented the work I was putting in.

If I have just worked myself to near exhaustion running 5k then the last thing I am going to do it throw it all away by eating a load of c**p.

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