I know it is no great achievement but completed W1R2. Legs were heavy but I did feel good at the end. Looking forward to R3.
Small Wins: I know it is no great achievement... - Couch to 5K
Couch to 5K
Yes it is a great achievement...every single run!Slow and steady and on you go...well done you!!!
Don’t put your achievements down… the early runs are so tough, and now you have beaten two. Every single time you run, you score several victories, the first being when you stand up off that lovely comfortable couch. The habit of running takes time to form, so these early victories are very much worthy of celebrating… sometimes I only run because I’m addicted now 🤣
All your victories will add up to make you an awesome new runner, so take time to celebrate them all. When you go to parkrun, or line up on a 5k fun run, or some other event… what you are doing there is celebrating the journey… these early runs will come into you mind then, and you will smile when you think how far you have come.
Keep being amazing… happy running.
Well done on completing week 1 run 2 !Heavy legs is often a symptom of dehydration.
Remember as a runner you should be drinking around 2.5 to 3 litres a day as mentioned in the guide .
This should also be on non running days !
That’s a huge achievement, you’ve no idea how many get all fired up, do run 1 week 1 and never get out again, keep going, we are doing this for the second time to encourage a friend so only a couple of runs in front of you, keep running keep posting and we will keep cheering you on
I agree with the others. Definitely an achievement, those early runs can be quite hard. Your body isn't used to it yet. 👍🏼
It’s a massive achievement. Week 1 was the hardest thing I’ve ever done! You should be proud and keep going. 👍🏻
Excellent effort! Well done for working towards your goal 👍
Every run is an achievement, especially in these early weeks.
In my first attempt at W1R2, I received a phone call during one of the walk intervals. What I didn't realise was that the call had paused the app.
Like everyone else, it's a HUGE thing you're doing. I think in some ways those first two or three weeks were the hardest, because the self-doubt is enormous and honestly almost overwhelming. I didn't tell anyone I was doing it and I chose really quiet places - by week three I was running up and down a little path four or five times to finish the run!
Now I'm out and proud, and have just collected £310 for my favourite charity by shouting about it on social media!
Thanks for the encouragement. I use a remote country lane to do my runs, mainly to avoid traffic but also to avoid comments. I am definitely not the shape for running. All of the support here is very positive and helping greatly. Thanks for taking the time to comment. 🙂👍
That’s actually no small frat at all! Moving from a non-runner to a consistent runner is a big adjustment and big ask of your body but as long as you go slowly, pace yourself, remember to breathe, stay hydrated, ensure your posture is correct and most importantly keep going , your body does this funny thing and adapts and grows on strength with you! Keep going!!!!
I think it's a great achievement. Good luck 👍
You are closer to graduation with that run That's definitely a very positive achievement :)Well done
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