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Couch to 5K
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All posts for April 2014

W2R2 - treadmills and knees

Hi guys, Sorry I haven't posted in a bit, but I've finally had some time to ch...

Week 9 run 2

Ran after work tonight which I find harder than an early morning. Feeling please...

Week 5 Run 2 complete !!!!!!!!!

Well yet again I am here telling you all about my experience !!! Hope you are al...

9 weeks and 4 days...

...and I have completed the programme! I can now run 5k - although it took me 36...

Missing running :(

I haven't been able to run in 4 days due to the crazy amount of work I've had to...

Had heart attack 7 years ago, just started programme, think I need a heart monitor, what would you recommend?

Yep, i had a mild heart attack seven years ago at the age of 43, and had a stent...

Rest Days - is Audio Fuel a good way to go

Ive found something I can down load called Audio Fuel, wondering if its a good i...

W1R1 Completed

Well first run/walk completed this evening with my Son James (8). Not as bad a...

Out of action yet again duh!!!!!!

Well I'm out of action yet again :( so don't do what I do, do the sensible thing...

Threshold/ tempo running?

Any advice/thoughts on using this as a training method? And roughly whats a good...

Week 1 done!

Wow don't know where this week has gone, run 3 done today feeling good!

Week 3

Did week3 run 1 last night( no time to write before now. It went OK. First time ...

STIFFNESS GO AWAY!

I only had 8 days rest from running, now today I'm as stiff as a board! I'd have...

Body changes / weight loss

Now, I know I'm getting ahead of myself here, but.... How long will it be before...

Another trampoline query

Do I have to stretch or anything before I start a work out on this ? Also warm u...

Treadmill running. Jazzed it up and I think I like it ...... but interested in other people's experiences esp with a walk-run program.

I graduated in February and since then have continued to run W9R3 3 times a week...

1 year in and LOVED all the good changes to my body. Still injured so trying not to panic!

I started this programme on 2 May 2013 and after a slow start when I really did ...

slow week

two run s thus far this week 5k23.12 and 2x5k today ive decided to run to the p...

Wk7 Run2 I did it.... but only just!

I usually run first thing in the morning straight after the school run. But toda...

2 years on and still running

I looked in my diary and realised I had marked the date...... 2 years on from ta...

W4R1

Whew! Another beast slain. Was quite apprehensive about this one as 5 minutes so...

First Run this evening.

Well Today is the day. I am going to run W1R1 this evening and am looking forwa...

We deserve a medal!

I know we get our lovely shiny graduate badge but it would be nice to get an act...

W9R3 - I finally, finally got there!

Just back from W9R3, had a quick shower and have come on here to claim my gradua...

Running and blowing your nose

President Lyndon Johnson famously said of Jerry Ford that he couldn't fart and c...

W8R1 - Had my very first every difficult run. Had Achilles pain during warm up walk (never had it before) but ploughed on - nothing like

being a bit of a martyr. Had to stop at 7 minutes for a few stretches. Kept go...

Should I try to graduate with a stiff calf muscle?

I did Wk9R2 a few days ago and my left calf cramped up half way through, but I c...

W1R1 completed - almost!

I managed it all except for 10-15 seconds at the end of the 7th minute run. A li...

W4R1

About to embark upon week 4 and feeling a bit freaked out by short breaks betwee...

I DID IT!!!! W6R3 - in shock!!!!

I still can't believe I did it!!!! The first 5 mins I thought oh no I'm not gonn...