Couch to 5K
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Hi all. I’m new to couch to 5k, completed Week 1 - run 3 this morning! This is whole new life style to me. I’ve never been very active, and haven’t run in over 10 years. 😳 Having lost 3stone with Slimming world I thought I’d give it ago, hopefully it will help me out with losing the the next 3 stone! I surprised myself with how much I enjoyed the first Week and how much I’m looking forward to the second. It won’t be easy and I’m a long way off 5k, but here’s to trying! 😊

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Well done! I am 5 stone overweight and hate running! But I found week one ok and started week 2 today and it has been achievable! Well done on you amazing weight loss! We can do this!! Xx

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Someone in my slimming group suggested it and I just laughed, really didn’t think I could do it, but I downloaded the app and thought I’d give it a go anyway! Well done to you also, can’t wait to hear how you get on! 🏃‍♀️ Xx

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Hello LisaLou1402! Welcome and well done on your weight loss that’s fantastic! I am on week 4 and never would have thought I could ever do any running. Keep at it and you’ll love the buzz each run achieved gives you! 👏👏🏃‍♀️

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Thank you, I’m long way off where I want to be, but I have definitely made a step in the right direction! 🏃‍♀️🏃‍♀️

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Well done you 😀

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Well done, you're on your way!! 👍😁

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Hi Lisalou and welcome. Well done on your fab weight loss - I also do SW & find that it goes beautifully with C25K (as long as you don't expect it to allow you to eat extra!) good luck with W2. Keep us posted so we can cheer for you! 😄

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Hi ☺️ I’m so glad you have said it goes well along side SW! As daft as it sounds, I didn’t want it to slow my weight loss down and just lose the inches. As much as losing the inches is great, I still need to see the number on the scales go the right way! Thank you so much Elfe5.

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Good for you........literally, both physically and mentally.

The guide to the plan is essential reading healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

Enjoy your journey.

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You’re like me exactly! Doing run 3 tonight.

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Good luck with R3!!! Let me know how you get on! 😊

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Well done you, I hope you enjoy W2 as much as W1. If you enjoy the running that is half the battle done.

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A huge welcome to you...please check out the Newbie post from IannodaTruffe ...lots of sound advice and information there)

Just take it slow and steady and enjoy the runs... take your rest days and keep posting. We will support, advise and even give you the odd shove if necessary :)

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Amen to trying ☺

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Good luck with the weight loss. I'm 16st 7lb and looking to lose a stone and a half (oh wait I have to stop munching bad stuff as well to do that :( )

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