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Hi I'm a 50-something lady who wants to loss weight and get fitter for the future. I've been an enthusiastic runner in the past but have gotten out of the habit.

I've been able to loss weight in the past and keep it off for a while but I've always put it back on again. I was a thin 19 year old weighing in at 9st - and then I moved to London Since then my weight has fluctuated over the years with my heaviest being 16st. I have been know to loss or gain 3 stone in a year. Want to find something long term that I can sustain.

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Hi Bibster, welcome to the forum - you have come to the right place. Here is a link to our welcome thread which should help inspire you and give you loads of hints and tips to get you started.


Any questions - just ask!


Hi Bibster73,

Welcome! :-) Hopefully you'll find plenty of support and motivation here in the forum. Please do join in with anything you like the look of, and I'd definitely recommend the NHS 12 week plan as a great structure and full of helpful easy to follow information.

Good luck!

Lowcal :-)


Hi Bibster73 and welcome. I know you will find the support here on the forum I can't praise it highly enough, fairly new myself only on week 2 of the 12 week plan and like Lowcal advises it is working at the moment for me and so easy to follow. Good luck keep everyone posted on your progress. Bev


Hi I am sure you have come to the right place. Lifestyle change is what I am looking for too. Have been slowly retraining myself over the last 13 weeks and have now lost 20 pounds. So if I can do it!!! Hope you can get back into the habit of running to help with your weight loss. Best of luck 😊


Hi and welcome Bibster, you've come to the right place. We're all lifers here! :)


Hi Bibster73 and welcome to this very friendly forum 😀 you have defiantly come to the right place to get help and support.

Have you looked into the couch to 5k as I hope you can rekindle your love of running again. On this forum there is lots of challenges to take part in and one that starts today is the c25k. I'm going out in a mo for the first time...maybe you could join in too.

Have you looked at the nhs12wk plan as gives you a good platform to change habits forever.

Good luck. Claire x


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