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Week 4 Run 1 run not completed :(

Hi guys, have just attempted the first run of week 4 and did not manage to finish it, just felt really sick and had a really bad stitch. Any words of encouragement gratefully received!!! X

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Probably going too fast still? Slow it down especially in this weather. All my best runs have been my slower ones.

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I'm so slow so thinking you're probably right about the heat! Thank you so much for your comment xx

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The others on here will tell you .. slow it down, then slow it some more You should be able to hold a conversation with someone who is running beside you

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Aw don’t feel too bad, we’ve all been there and been disappointed with ourselves at not finishing a run, we call it a practice one so don’t dwell on it, move on now, pick your bottom lip up, have a days rest, and think about what you were doing 4 weeks ago on that couch. Be proud of yourself, you should be You can do this, slow down, it really helps.

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Do you think so? Everyone seems to be doing so well on here! So nice to feel like I'm not on my lwn; your words of encouragement have really helped so thank you! Xx

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Too fast a pace may be.. the weather... we get the warmth too quickly then it goes chilly again... .. you could have a little bit of a bug getting in there maybe?

Make sure you are really well hydrated too...check this pot :)

healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

Rest up.. feel better and head out again really gently... :)

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Thank you so much for your comment, definitelt going to make sure I'm well hydrated for rub on Wednesday 😮 xx

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