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W6R2.... in the bag! Feeling good. Brain chemistry? ๐Ÿค”

I've done it ๐Ÿ˜† ... my last staggered run before it all shifts into long runs and changes forever. As per all the discussions lately, I took it REALLY slowly when I needed to and listened to my body. I'll be doing W6R3 on Sunday. Bit nervous but... "deep breath"... I'm determined to ace my first 25min run in the Finnish countryside. Easy does it! Thank you all so much for the gorgeous messages. ๐Ÿ˜Š

Also, I've been reading the C25K FAQ and am really intrigued about what IannodaTruffe says about running changing your brain chemistry. Does anyone have more Intel on this?

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Well done! Good luck on Sunday. Youโ€™ll smash it. But slowly ๐Ÿคฃ

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๐Ÿ˜‚ Thanks Jay66UK. Slow is the new fast! ๐Ÿคฃ

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Well done by the way ๐Ÿ˜Š seen this so put link I seen for you

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Brilliant Kar43. I've just finished reading the article. It's exactly the sort of thing I was looking for. Thanks a million. ๐Ÿ˜Š

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๐Ÿ˜Šyour welcome I haven't read it yet ๐Ÿ˜‚I'm about to now though ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Well done! I hope your first long run goes well. Stay slow! Enjoy! Finland? Include a pic in your next post!!

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Will do Ang33333 ! I'll take pics on Sunday and do a special post. ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Please do. I want to visit Finland. Have been to Norway and Sweden. Finland next!

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well done, ive got this run tomorrow, cant wait ๐Ÿ‘Š๐Ÿผ

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Good luck with it Rachey80. Let us know how it goes! ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Will do, il post tomorrow X

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Hey,

I completed my W6R2 today and plan on my r3 sunday. Like you, itll be a slow 25 mins but really hope to achieve it.

Just out of interest, how did you get on with W5R3 (5/20/5).

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Excellent stuff! Very well done! I salute you!

If you want to learn about a change in brain chemistry just go back through sallenson posts. Heโ€™s a one man clinical trial, right there! ๐Ÿ˜‚

Onwards and upwards to the long runs! Good luck. Running in Finnish countryside sounds idyllic. Will look forward to the pics!

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I did not know about these digest.bps.org.uk/2017/04/1... - but I thought additionally there was something showing that you get more serotonin receptors in your brain? Might be exercise in general? Will keep looking! Interesting!

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