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Hi, I’ve just joined this page today but I am currently on Week 5 Of The Couch to 5K programme and I am loving it ~ For someone who always said “I can’t run”, “it’s not for Me” well I’m just so glad now that I came across this App whilst I googled for tips for new runners, I can’t believe how far I’ve come already and the buzz you get from doing it, it’s brilliant. I’m a very active person who attends High impact fitness classes around 6/7 times a week so I definitely think this too has helped and I feel myself getting fitter & stronger all the time. Yesterday I Done Run 2 Of Week 5, which was running for 8 mins & walking for 5 x 2, which I managed fine but I’ve noticed Run 3 Of Week 5, which I’m doing tmz is Walk for 5 mins then Run for 20🙈 then Walk for 5, which is quite a big jump from 8mins to 20, so fingers crossed I manage this🙏🏼 ~ Excellent programme & I am super proud of how far I have came already, will be a massive Achievement to me when I complete the 5K at the end (Week 9), hopefully, haha!

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I’m at the same point - run 2 this morning, 20 minutes looming. I just have faith that each step so far has been manageable. Challenging but manageable.

Well done on what you’ve achieved so far, good luck with the next run!

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Thank You Jay I will keep you posted and let you know how I get on with it tmz, will just have to pace myself, think I’ve mastered the breathing technique, which makes a big difference.

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Ooh and Well Done To you Too Jay, That’s great & good for you👍🏼, keep it up😀

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Hi you two , I have just completed my run 2 week 5 as well. I have surprised myself so far , the first week I struggled with 60 seconds !! How the 20 minutes will go is another matter 😱😱

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Me too I’m in the week 5 run 2 club ...it’s getting exciting

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I need to get caught up ..I’ve had a cheeky 2 day rest so it’s my wk5r2 in the morning ..hope it went ok for you

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Hi there😀 well Run 3, Wk 5, was successful👍🏼, I’m not going to lie, my legs did eventually start to tire and they were sore before I even started but I managed to push through it & Run for 20 minuets straight & I awarded myself with a Costa ☕️ afterwards, that was my Treat if I succeeded😊 Today is rest day then start Wk 6 ~ Run 1 tmz & I’m already looking forward to it!!! Thank You for my luck👍🏼 & if I can do it, you can too😊

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Welcome to the forum.

The guide to the plan is essential reading healthunlocked.com/couchto5...…….what-next

You don't have to reach 5k in W9 to graduate, just run for thirty minutes three times.

Enjoy your journey.

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I’m pleased it’s going well looking forward to hearing how run 3 goes this week

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