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Walking!

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AgingMetalHeadGraduate
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Did my first fast walk today since I started and finished C25K. I love walking but I just didn't have the legs during C25K on my rest days to walk anything other than a couple of slow miles.

So, a 5k walk in 42.5 minutes (only 5 minutes slower than my only 5k jog!). That would have taken me at least 5 minutes longer before C25K, so more evidence this plan has had a great impact on my fitness.

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sallensonGraduate

Well done!! Walking's good too :-)

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AgingMetalHeadGraduate in reply to sallenson

Thanks. I do prefer walking right now. I will still put my 3 weekly runs in but it's nice to know I can do a faster / longer walk inbetween!

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Oldlady57

Took me longer to walk & jog 4.5k 🤣🤣You must be a fast walker. Well done you 👍🏻

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AgingMetalHeadGraduate in reply to Oldlady57

Thank you! I love walking and have always walked fast. My wife hates it!

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UnfitNoMoreGraduate

Holy **** that’s fast for walking more than a mile! Great stuff.

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telford_mikeGraduate

Blimey, you should walk a parkrun - you'd beat a lot of the runners! I find a long walk (10k+) really helps on rest days - always try to fit one in if I have time. But nowhere near as fast as that!

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