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WK7 run 2 - I have been up since 5am with excitement!!!

Well never thought this would happen - up so early and all I have on my mind is the excitement of doing my next run! I am not saying I am finding this a breeze as the voices of 'can't do' were very raucous during the start of my last run but they seem to have settled down today - in fact I think they may be cheering today!

One thing I have been wondering about is the idea of being fit! I am doing a number of classes in the gym and when chatting to a fellow gymmie she said "You must be getting really fit", which made me wonder when will I know? When will I know that I have reached the point when I can confidently say "I am fit"? Is it a personal thing or is there a measure? I know I am on the journey - I am just curious where I am going and what it might look like when I get there.

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Have you run yet? I’m excited for you! The dreaded week 6 is done now so it will be a tad easier from here on in. That’s not to say you won’t have to go slow and steady still

Have fun

Let’s be knowing how it went

I’m just off for a jog into town but I’ll be back shortly for an update.

Zip a Dee do dah, zipa dee ay 😃👍

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Woohoo...actually thought I was a gazelle at one point! WK7 run 2 done and really loved it!

I am starting to enjoy the first 2 mins now where the doubt is ever present - almost had a chuckle as I threw caution to the wind and shouted "watch me"!

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FIT is a relative state...............you are fitter now than before you started and you will no doubt be fitter in a month's time, if you persist.

Indicators for fitness include your resting heart rate and heart rate while doing a defined level of exertion.........these are both likely to reduce as you get fitter.

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Mentor’s description says it all. 🌟

It’s your journey.👏👏

I view it now as a continuous learning and continuous improvement journey.

Let us run with endurance the race that is set before us. Hebrew 12.2🤔

Found this with the Mere Christian Eric Liddell story. Truly humbling, inspiritational and interesting for runners.It is with The Real Chariots of Fire by Nigel Havers.

Enjoy you are soaring.👏👏

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I agree - I will look out for the book, thank you

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It maybe a book, but the two items referred to are,to be viewed and both around 20- 25 mins viewing.👍👏👏

Amazing.🌟👏👏You can even view the original footage of their runs around the 1920’s.🌟

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Ah ha....thanks for the clarification....looking forward to having a look.

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So pleased you’re chuckling! I thought I was just me. I always have a giggle when I start a race 😁. It’s such fun! Could be hysteria 😁

You won’t be fit in 9 weeks. You’ll be fit-ter certainly 💪😃👍. It takes some while to build running legs, with slowwwwwww running. Lovely journey though. The gym stuff you are doing will certainly go a long way to helping your whole body, but just go steady won’t you 🙂

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just to reassure - the gazelle bit is all in my head - slow and steady is the reality - although did enjoy raising the tempo for the last 5 mins with and raised it further for the last minute -feel great all over!

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Glad all over, yes i’m Glad all over, baby i’m Glad all over ...... 😁🎼🎵🎶

There ya go 🙂

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Oh wow love it!!! Ha ha ha ha - certainly adding this to the play list!

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For me the definition of feeling fitter is when I don't feel out of puff or I do a different activity and it doesn't feel like hard work.

You're definately on the right road 👍😁

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