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W2 R3 = week 2 complete ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

I really wasnโ€™t feeling this today but have managed to get out and complete week 2 of Couch to 5K. Feeling rather pleased with myself although I am petrified of week 3 ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

I also found running with music so uplifting ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ music ๐ŸŽต ๐ŸŽง

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great work finishing week 2, Ive just finished week 3. Im always a bit nervous of the next run/ week but I've started to realise to not over think it, take one run at a time and at the end of the day if I don't quite manage I will repeat until I do. Hopefully confidence will grow with each success

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I definitely over think things and my abilities. How did you find the jump to 3 minutes?

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Hi Elizabeth I found it hard but I did it, I slowed my pace right down ..very slow and my breathing too because I tend to get a bit panicky and start to shallow breathe so I consciously slow deep breathes. It got to the point on run 3 that I was disappointed it was the 90 second bit because I was comfortable ๐Ÿ˜‚. I have also told myself if I donโ€™t achieve a run I will repeat it until I do as we can all have off days but so far so good, havenโ€™t needed to do that yet x

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Thanks for the advice. X

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I have just completed week 2 aswell and I'm not sure if I'm ready to start week 3....3 minute runs sound like a big leap from 90 secs x

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It really does sound like a massive jump doesnโ€™t it. I think Iโ€™m going to give it a go and if it is completely unreachable I will repeat week 2. Itโ€™s worth a try though as we might be able to push ourselves more than we think.

Letโ€™s do this ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ Iโ€™m going out Sunday to give it a go. When are going going out? Let me know how you get on x

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I will be attempting it Saturday morning.....wish me luck xx

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Look forward to hear how you get on x

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Did it....even though I struggled but I was so proud of myself afterwards....good luck and believe in yourself x

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I did my 1st week 3 and it actually felt good, hard but good.

Go us ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿผ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธ

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Well done!!! X

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Thank you x

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If you did W2 youโ€™re ready for W3. Honest itโ€™s a nice week, because you feel as though you are progressing quite strongly. Good luck for W3

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Ah thanks for the vote of confidence. We will see on Sunday if these old legs can do it ๐Ÿ˜ฌ

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Well done ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿฝ

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I'm with you there, just did my w2r3 and nervous about w3 ....but going to give it a good go ! We can do this ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€

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I'm starting W3 on Sunday. I run a couple of laps on my local common which has one long shallow hill/slope and one short steeper one. I've decided if I find the 3min runs a struggle going uphill I will just turn round and run downhill and walk the uphill bits!

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I start week 3 tomorrow and I run a similar route to you with the bonus of a bit of a slope. Hoping that will help me x

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