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1st day of a healthier me

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Hi I’m Nick, lover of pizza and beer, unfit, a bit overweight but I’m here to change that, just been out with my daughter and completed day one of c25k, here’s to the next 9 weeks πŸ‘Š

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GTFC

All I can say it 'you will get there.' One run at a time and drink plenty of water and stretch after and you'll be fine. So many people on here will be right behind you. Well done on making start. You've shown courage and now you'll need consistency.

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AndyB111s
AndyB111sGraduate

Welcome Nick... the course definitely works.. if you can do week 1 you can do week 2 etc. Good luck.. go slow.. hopefully enjoy.. and hopefully it's something you can continue with longer term πŸ‘

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AlMorr
AlMorrGraduate

You are still allowed to eat pizza and drink beer while doing C25K, however, I would advise you not to do that just before you go out for a run,.

Congratulations on starting C25K with run 1 of week 1 with your daughter, eat the pizza and drink beer after your run, onwards and upwards to run 2 of week 1, good luck for your runs on C25K, remember before you run to drink plenty of water πŸ’¦ to avoid dehydration, you can repeat any runs or week's if you wish to, don't run on consecutive days, if you do, you may get a injury.

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SnazzyPolly

Congratulations on your first run, I did my first run today too ... there’s some great support on here.

Good luck with this πŸ™ŒπŸΌ

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Run-fish-run

Nice one SnazzyPolly, congrats to you too πŸ‘ how did your first run go?

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SnazzyPolly

I struggled, I wanted to give up halfway through (like I did the first time I tried about 10 months ago) but I’m happy to say I persevered ... I’m looking forward to run 2 😊

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Run-fish-run

Yay! Go you πŸ‘Š slow and steady is the way to go I think,

You got this πŸ™Œ

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Run-fish-run

Thank you for the support guys I’m actually looking forward to run 2 in a couple of days

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Bluecat9

Fantastic, well done on getting out there, and good luck with your rest of the program

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Run-fish-run

Thank you very much πŸ‘

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IannodaTruffe
IannodaTruffeAdministrator

Welcome to the forum and well done on

getting started.

This guide to the plan is essential reading healthunlocked.com/couchto5...

Enjoy your journey.

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Alybobs

Brilliant that you have your daughter as your run buddy. Good luck and keep posting how it’s going xx

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Run-fish-run

Thank you Alybobs πŸ™‚

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CandyCool
CandyCoolGraduate

A very warm welcome. Just a slight warning. This running lark becomes addictive. Before you know it you will be boring family and friends with talk of routes, clothes, weather, etc. But enjoy every minute. Congratulations on making this major change in your life, it is so worth it.

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Run-fish-run

Haha thank you CandyCool 😊

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PurpleMile

I'm glad it's addictive and I'm hoping to get hooked! I remember liking my body and the way it moves; now I'm 55 and fatter than ever and the real me is disappearing year on year. So I'm actually, really, truly doing something about it! There's so much positivity and support here, plus I really want to be fit again, so watch this space! I'm willing to support others when I've gained some experience; I'll probably need to lean on a shoulder or two on my journey; life looks good today!

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CandyCool
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I’m sure you will do wonderfully well Purplemile. The hardest part you have already done. You have acknowledged you need to do something. And you aren’t happy where you are. The rest is much easier. Just remember you cannot outrun your weight so healthy eating is as important. Not just so you have the energy to run but also so you are running carrying less weight. If you pick up a couple of 4 kg weights and jog for 30 seconds and then put them down and jog it’s really amazing the difference. Good luck and stay chatting on the group xx

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Sammie1968

Good luck

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Run-fish-run

Thank you Sammie1968 πŸ‘

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Sammie1968

1 start week 2 run 1 later the weather bad but I'm.on mission lol

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Run-fish-run

Hopefully the wind will be behind you and you'll dodge the rain 😊

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Sammie1968

Lol wish me luck just off now.....

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Run-fish-run

Good luck lol enjoy it

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Sammie1968

Omg got caught in a hail storm got absolutely soaked thru lol.....but did it

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Run-fish-run

Go you! If you can do it in a hail storm nothing is going to stop you πŸ’ͺ

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Sammie1968

I' was soaked got splashed by a car ..arrrrr but did it

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Oakbankcottage

Well done on 1st time out week 1 me also today first time out good luck to you πŸ˜€

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Run-fish-run

Thank you, good luck to you too πŸ‘

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Puppy-love
Puppy-loveGraduate

Congratulations on completing the toughest run of all. Getting out there for the first run is the biggest step you have to take. This programme has a little bit of magic dust. It really works, each run and each week preparing you for what comes next. And this forum is amazingly supportive. Particularly impressive to start in the depths of winter. Good luck and keep us updated with your progress.

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Run-fish-run

Thank you for the support 😊

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Saunders364

I joined saturday with my first run, and this forum is great for tips and advice... everyone started where we are at the moment ....I have come across very supportive people πŸ’ͺwe got this

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Run-fish-run

We sure do πŸ‘Š good luck to you

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Tazzy_wazzy
Tazzy_wazzyGraduate

Well done πŸ‘ enjoy your running journey and your pizza πŸ•

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Run-fish-run

Haha I will, thank you Tazzy_wazzy πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘

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StrongGrandpa

Good onya mate! Lets do this πŸ‘πŸΌ

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Run-fish-run

Thank you mate, it certainly doesn't feel like we're doing it alone with all this support on here πŸ‘

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HobbitRob

Well done on completing your first run!

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Run-fish-run

Thank you HobbitRob, I'm actually looking forward to the second one πŸ‘

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Tigertailor

Congrats! Positive vibes coming your way to help keep you going!πŸ‘πŸ‘

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Run-fish-run

Thank you very much πŸ‘

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