Just come back from running 3 minutes continuously the first time. I found today really weird!
First 90 seconds was a doddle - was that it? I exclaimed!
The 3 minute jog may have been 30 minutes - it seemed to be forever! When I thought we were near the end I hear 'thats half way'. What?! No blooming way love! We have done a marathon here! It felt long!
The second 90 seconds I wasn't looking forward to but had recovered well enough to attack it - I think I found this hard going because of having done the 3 mins?
The final 3 mins I was actually saying 'I don't think I can do this' before we went. I was so tired. I slowed to a snails jogging pace and went as shuffly as I could, picking landmarks out I could run to instead of counting seconds. I did make it, but I really didn't think I could.
My summary? Glad I didn't give up. My new trainers are spot on for me. I am genuinely worried about numming 5 minutes in a weeks time - today was so hard for me. Is this normal??! How do you stop counting and praying for a whistle to blow so you can return to a walk?!
Every week has been challenging for me so far but I am now seeing more of a ramp up and its worrying me a little. Any tips/advice appreciated.