This past week I completed week 7 run 1 and 2 with no major problems, but run 3 has been awful, after two days break I gave run 3 my first attempt, I could only run/slowly jogged for 7 mins and gave up, I thought motivation was the problem so I waited until the afternoon and had another go at the run, I completed 12mins and again gave up, legs and breathing felt ok so I can only think I had a major mental block where I thought I would never make it to 25mins so why bother. I gave myself the next day off and tried run3 again on Friday, this time I decided to take Laura's advice and get off the treadmill and try running outside, again I failed miserably, I ran for 6 mins and walked for 3mins then jogged on and off for the 30mins . I had almost given up, thinking I had lost my new found fitness, but I gave run3 one last go tonight on the treadmill and I did it, even sped up in the last minute which I was surprised by! I feel good after this run, which is only the second time I have felt happy to have run, usually I hate the whole time I am doing itwhich is disappointing. I can only hope week 8 is better than week 7 and I continue to enjoy running/jogging.
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