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Couch to 5K

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Time to get back on track after almost 4 months off!!

Kerrisue
KerrisueGraduate

So, I completed the couch to 5k 4 months ago now and have let things slip....to say the least! I did a few free runs after graduating but since then, I have completely abandoned running!!! I'm at the point where I'm going to start up again as I miss the amazing benefits I gained from running (mainly sleeping better and feeling more positive about myself), so I thought I'd drop by and say hi :-) This group really helped me when I started out so I'm hoping to gain inspiration from you all once more :-)

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c1air3
c1air3Graduate

Hi

Well done for getting back to it......im sure it will be much easier for you to get through this time and your fitness will come back in no time 😀

Kerrisue
KerrisueGraduate in reply to c1air3

Thank you! I hope you're right 🤞🤞

Gillma
GillmaGraduate

If you did it once, you can do it again - and again and again! It took a while to dawn on me that C25k isn’t just for beginners but is a useful structure anytime you want to restart or maintain. Great that you came first to the forum...good luck Kerrisue

Kerrisue
KerrisueGraduate in reply to Gillma

Thank you Gillma :-)

Whoopee you’re back here and running: give yourself a clap on the back.

Tbae
TbaeGraduate

Well done.This is the second best decision of your life.🤔

The first time you got some rewards,quality sleep and lifted mood.Pleased for you.

This canbe a life changing experience.🤔

My top tip, re read all the FAQ Posts and members posts and replies, and find a gem that you take with you on your first run and a new one or a few , on all of your following runs.

Your are building a running body and a running brain.🤔

As you complete each training run, share your experiences and things you have learned, because remember these are gems for Newbies and all abilities also.

The C25k programme and community, is a jewel in the crown , in my opinion , of the NHS One You /Everthing HealthUnlocked/HealthUnlocked, Leadership to Health Journey.🌟

It is Amazing, but also amazing for me is how little is known if it.🤔🙈.

Mind blowing, world class, comprehensive gift for all.You name it in health and fitness and it has it all and more.

I am not amazed now, that it has the information and the gems to be life changing.

Go get the gems and share yours.

Enjoy your journey.👏👏

Kerrisue
KerrisueGraduate in reply to Tbae

Thank you so much for this advice x I will post again tonight after my run 🏃 I'm actually quite excited now. I'm so pleased I wrote the post this morning as I'm now feeling motivated again 💪

Tbae
TbaeGraduate in reply to Kerrisue

That’s great and remember you have to bring that motivation.👏👏Believe it.👍

The C25K forum does and has no doubts.

Mentor IT said he never feared a run only enjoyed.🌟

You will experience the reason also and enjoy.💨👏👏🌟

Oldfloss
OldflossAdministrator

Yeay. welcome back.. we have a newbie post which may have some reminders in it for you :)

healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

Slow and steady does it...( yes, I am still here:)

Kerrisue
KerrisueGraduate

Thank you so much! Sadly it wasn't a good start as I didn't get home from work until gone 9pm ladt night and felt too lazy to go out jogging 😳 I'm in my running gear now and will head out during my lunch break 🏃

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