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Amazed!

Did my first run of week 3 today! I am both amazed and thrilled that I managed it! I thought 90 seconds last week was hard so there was no way I would manage 3 minutes today! Had to at least try though and I am so glad I did! Not only did I get through both lots of 3 minute runs, I actually found it easier than last week! I am chuffed to bits as this is a real achievement for someone who has never been able to run before! 😁😁😁

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Great! Keep it up! :)

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Fantastic! Well done you! 🤗

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I wondered if week 3 would be easier. I find intervals really hard.

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Excellent! Just keep going - I'm on week 9 now and actually enjoying running now having hated it before!

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It's surprising on paper it looks harder but the extra time helps you develop a good running rhythm - when you think it should be getting harder I felt it got easier - well done you 😁

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You are rightly chuffed. It is an achievement 🚶‍♀️🏃‍♀️.Well done.

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Well done!! I did that run yesterday too and know what you mean by it seeming easier! Keep going. 👍👍👍

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Well done you!

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Well done Carolyn, I'm in week two and like you I'm wondering how I'll get through a three minute run next week but your post gives me hope. Keep it up. Xx

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Fantastic well done .... am just starting my 1st week and feel sick already lol

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Well done....I've just finished week one and tomorrow I'm supposed to start week 2 and do a 90 sec run and I'm dreading it so I'm gasping now....it nice to know that you can do it and your actually finding it easier x

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Thanks for your post. I have one run left in W2 and thinking, I will never do 3 mins for W3 but after reading your post I will try and stay positive. It is really encouraging. Thanks

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You will do it! I honestly thought I had no hope, but I was wrong! Just pace yourself and don't rush. I was counting every 2nd time my right foot hit the floor. I tried to focus on how many I could count in 3 minutes, rather than the run itself. That seemed to help. Good luck xx

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Well done that's fantastic 👏

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Your post is really encouraging Carolyn, I am on W2 have done one run and found it really quite hard , run 2 tomorrow, so I will see how that goes.! Cant imagine running for much longer than 90 seconds, find myself looking at app on last seconds and wishing it would end.lol.

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