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Running tips! Found out iv not been jogging as 'lightly' as I should have been ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜ฎ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ

Reachtarget2020
Reachtarget2020
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Wk 3 Run 1! The tip from my trainer today was if I'm bouncing when jogging then I'm not doing it properly & from far away to someone watching it should not be easy to tell I'm running. So I definitely haven't been jogging lightly the past two weeks & noticed a remarkable difference today! ๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘

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RunningMigster

It's the little things that make a difference.

You're doing great though. Keep at it!

Reachtarget2020

Thank you! I'm really enjoying it! How are you getting on with it?

RunningMigster
RunningMigsterGraduate
in reply to Reachtarget2020

Happy at the moment. I seem to do my best on dark rainy night.

The program is excellent, sometimes it's just me that needs to kick myself up the bum! But I do!

Reachtarget2020

Aww fab! Its always worth going for it, even when you dont feel like it, I always feel better after a run! Keep up the good work! ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜ƒ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ

Speedy60
Speedy60Graduate

The energy you spend going up and down is better spent going forward.

Enjoy ๐Ÿ‘

Reachtarget2020

Definitely! I felt more energised after this run and felt the time go quicker, whereas before I kept thinking "how much longer!!??" So I'm pleased that I know what was affecting the running and that I can correct it! ๐Ÿ˜Š

GoogleMe
GoogleMeGraduate

I can remember feeling *so* disappointed when Laura on the podcasts told me not to bounce.

Reachtarget2020

I was definitely disappointed, just because I thought I was being really good not 'slacking off', ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ never mind I know better now! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ

GoogleMe
GoogleMeGraduate
in reply to Reachtarget2020

Ah, it's not that you are slacking off, if anything the reverse, your energy is going into up and down instead of focussed on propelling you forward, if that makes sense. It's just inefficient (as I understand it)

Reachtarget2020

Yep! She said bouncing up and down is just wasting the energy you need to keep going! ๐Ÿคฆโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ˜Š lesson learned! ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ Going to keep at it!

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