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W4 done and I'm still standing!

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Not the most pleasant weather conditions for my final run but still enjoyed it thoroughly ๐Ÿ˜ Managed to really push it for the final 2 minutes to get a little in the bank for week 5 and surprisingly I felt fine. My Fitbit scared me a little though because it started vibrating when I pushed it at the end and I thought maybe it was telling me my heart rate was getting too high....turns out I'd just reached my daily step target ๐Ÿ˜‚ Now for study ๐Ÿ˜–

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Well done!! You are doing brilliantly. Oh and well done for reaching the step target! Pushing it in the last bit of a run is pretty great actually. You'll be a graduate before you know it!

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Thank you! I rarely reach it which is why it was probably a shock! I'm glad you agree, I was worried lots of people would tell me to be careful.

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Incidentally, I've turned down my step target on the app I use. I'm never going to manage 10,000 steps per day. That's about 5 miles apparently, and life is too busy, so I've halfed mine, which I'm now regularly exceeding. It just gives some positive motivation rather than negative. I think it's actually more about the amount of time than the step count.

However, if you've found something that works for you, that sounds good to me!

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Sounds as though it's going great well done.

Had to laugh about the fitbit vibrating I do a silly little dance/arm wave when mine does, folk think I'm a bit crazy lol

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Well done... keep it slow and keep it steady!

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WTG Minnow, excellent new, falling behind you now as not been able to run for a week as have a bad back, hoping to get back at it Friday and will take inspiration from you ๐Ÿ‘

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Thanks Tony! Sorry to hear you're suffering with your back. I really hope it gets better soon and you can get back to running.

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Well done Minnow! I'm on Wk4R2 today, I've lagged behind you a little now due to a 5 day break and feeling dodgy with a virus, but I am still loving pushing myself! Good luck with Wk5! It's stepping up a fair notch by the looks of it, EEEEK!

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Thanks Snodi! Hope youโ€™re feeling better now. It sure is, I try not to look at whatโ€™s in store for the next week until I do it otherwise I might cry ๐Ÿ˜‚ x

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I always look, then regret it for a while, then remind myself how much I've improved so far, then worry, then give myself a talking to, and then still feel slightly nervous each new step! ๐Ÿ˜‚

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