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SamSam17 wrote: »
I’ve heard about C25K and attempted it only making it to W4. I was going to a gym before work and found every excuse you can think of after a little while.
Now I’ve got a treadmill at home and I’m going attempt this again determined to see it through. I think I scared myself after attempting W4D1 and struggling with it.
SamSam17 wrote: »
I finally did this! :j:j:j I've wanted to for so long but finally started on the 10th Sept.
I finished few weeks ago and have been running 3-4 times a week since. I'm yet to reach the 5k mark but my last run was 4.5k so I'm close enough. I'm so glad I've done this, it was truly something that seemed so out of reach. Definitely ending 2018 in better condition than I started.
MallyGirl wrote: »
2 or 3 years ago I signed up for a free 6 week 'improve your Park Run' programme- starting time was 37mins but by the end I got it down to 31:47.
Narc0lepsy wrote: »
What sort of things did you do to improve? I tried the C25K follow-on podcasts but have discovered that I seem to move my legs quickly but don't cover much ground, as jogging in time to their beats-per-minute felt really slow, as if I had to be hovered in the air before landing!
TubbyDown wrote: »
Has anyone use the couch to 5k app? I've heard it's very good....
indesisiv wrote: »
There is a direct correlation to number of miles and efficiency so the more miles you do the more efficient you become. Best way to increase speed is short hill repeats, interval (try something like 10 x 200 off 60 sec or 8 x 400m same rest) that should get your legs moving and stride longer.
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