Today, for the first time since I started the couch to 5k, I feel like a runner!! A 28 minute run today! Honestly, I was dreading it. But, it wasn’t as bad as I thought it would be. Feeling accomplished!
Just finished week 7 of couch to 5k! This week, all three runs were 25 minutes. It was hard, but I did it! I looked ahead to next week, and the first run is 28 minutes. I’m already thinking that 3 more minutes is gonna be super hard. We’ll see. Only one more week, then … More How far?
So far, in my Couch to 5k program, most weeks have been pretty consistent. Each week is different, but the days within each week are mostly the same. Running intervals increase each week. But this week, week 5, has been a little wonky! The first day this week, the run intervals were 3 minutes. Second … More 20 Minutes??
So I’m sitting here at the computer, dripping in sweat, legs feeling like jelly. But I’m pretty proud of myself. After doing my walk/run today, I am at the half way point. I have finished four weeks of couch to 5k! I still have such a long way to go, but I made it this … More Half Way There
So, this morning I finished week two of couch to 5k. I was sure that I would not survive this week! The running intervals this week were 90 seconds. To all of you runners out there, 90 seconds is nothing. But for a beginner like me, 90 seconds is some kind of torture! That being … More I think I can!
I have always, for the most part, tried to stay active. I have thousands of miles on my exercise bike. I find I can ride and ride if I have a good book to keep my mind off of how far I’ve gone. However, I haven’t rode in a while. When the nice weather arrived … More Can I Be A Runner?