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    Get into the 10's for my holiday to Malta on 20.09.2014

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    Re: Couch 2 5K challenge - buddies welcomed!

    Please may I join too? I've done the programme before a couple if years ago and was regularly running 5k before I pulled my hamstring and lost the plot. I keep trying to work my way through it again and am aiming to go out for week 6 run 2 tomorrow (again!).

    Would it be okay if I joined you? I know I'm not right at the beginning but the rate I'm going you'll all probably end up beating me to it!

    Well done everyone so far, it really does work you'll be so surprised at how well you do!
    Hules x


    Targets: * 7lbs * 7lbs since restart * 1 stone * Can get back in my jeans * Halfway to 11st (12st 6.5lbs(1st 6.5lbs)) * 1 1/2st lost * 10% (12st 5.5lbs(1st 7.5lbs)) * Can get my amazing black dress back on * Finish C25K (again) * Run 5K (again) * 2st off * 2 1/2st off * Get to 11st (goal!) * Feel fab for the hen/wedding *







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    The more the merrier
    Goals - get into 11's Done 27.07.2014

    Get into the 10's for my holiday to Malta on 20.09.2014

    Get into 9's


    Week 1: 8.75 (after 5 days)
    Week 2: 3.5 Total 12.25 ibs (after 12 days)
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    Re: Couch 2 5K challenge - buddies welcomed!

    Hooray!

    I did manage to do the 2nd run of week 6. Actually went okay, felt quite good even though I'd had a week off from twisting my ankle.

    Anyone else manage to get out this weekend?
    Hules x


    Targets: * 7lbs * 7lbs since restart * 1 stone * Can get back in my jeans * Halfway to 11st (12st 6.5lbs(1st 6.5lbs)) * 1 1/2st lost * 10% (12st 5.5lbs(1st 7.5lbs)) * Can get my amazing black dress back on * Finish C25K (again) * Run 5K (again) * 2st off * 2 1/2st off * Get to 11st (goal!) * Feel fab for the hen/wedding *







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    Ive been unwell so no running for me...Once this chest thing goes I'll get out. Sounds like everyone is doing really well
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    - Complete C25K programme

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    I've been on the treadmill overbthevweekend, haven't actually followed the couch to 5k yet, ive been doing speed intervals x
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    Hi all, thought i would pop on and join the challenge

    I am currently on week 2, day 3. Should be moving on to week 3 soon. I had friends that have done this and one of them is doing a 14k run in May and has asked me to sign up. So hopefully I can get my fitness to an optimum level

    good luck all. x

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    14K? Phew! The thought makes me feel dizzy . Welcome Laura!

    Well done Carly and hope you're feeling better Thejoyofanonymity x

    I went out for W6R3 today - 'twas hard but I did it! I'm not going to win any races for speed (a bloke over took me walking his dog this morning, he did have a bit of a pace going but even so!...) but I made it round hoorah! I was supposed to do 2 1/4 miles today, but I'd be surprised ifdid, next week is all 25 minuters supposedly covering 2.5 miles, but I don't think that will happen either. I'm going purely for time.

    How is everyone else getting on?
    Hules x


    Targets: * 7lbs * 7lbs since restart * 1 stone * Can get back in my jeans * Halfway to 11st (12st 6.5lbs(1st 6.5lbs)) * 1 1/2st lost * 10% (12st 5.5lbs(1st 7.5lbs)) * Can get my amazing black dress back on * Finish C25K (again) * Run 5K (again) * 2st off * 2 1/2st off * Get to 11st (goal!) * Feel fab for the hen/wedding *







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    I think it took her a number of months to get there - but she did it

    I havent run for 5 days now. ..its just been too hot!!!!! (excuses excuses) - but its defeating the object if i run in 41 degree heat - i just cant get any speed and i feel lightheaded and sweat more than I can replenish.
    I so wish i had a treadmill for times like these!! anyway hopefully will cool down this week so ill try and go as much as i can

    keep it up guys x

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    Anyone still doing this? Im on week 4 now and loving it (still dying by the end though) xx

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    Re: Couch 2 5K challenge - buddies welcomed!

    Yep, I am! W7r3 for me next. Just trying to decide whether to go out in the fog or not Think I might, could be fun.
    Well done for getting to week 4, you're doing really well x
    Hules x


    Targets: * 7lbs * 7lbs since restart * 1 stone * Can get back in my jeans * Halfway to 11st (12st 6.5lbs(1st 6.5lbs)) * 1 1/2st lost * 10% (12st 5.5lbs(1st 7.5lbs)) * Can get my amazing black dress back on * Finish C25K (again) * Run 5K (again) * 2st off * 2 1/2st off * Get to 11st (goal!) * Feel fab for the hen/wedding *







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    Thanks mate - cant wait to get to the next week!! hehe!

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    Re: Couch 2 5K challenge - buddies welcomed!

    bit addictive isn't it?
    I did go out, an odd experience! Cold too brrrr!
    Hules x


    Targets: * 7lbs * 7lbs since restart * 1 stone * Can get back in my jeans * Halfway to 11st (12st 6.5lbs(1st 6.5lbs)) * 1 1/2st lost * 10% (12st 5.5lbs(1st 7.5lbs)) * Can get my amazing black dress back on * Finish C25K (again) * Run 5K (again) * 2st off * 2 1/2st off * Get to 11st (goal!) * Feel fab for the hen/wedding *







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    Wanna do C25K too and am aiming to do Race for Life (5k) in June so thought it'd be a good thing to aspire to!! I've downloaded the NHS podcasts but would really like one that I can play my own music through... I have an iPhone (or iPod) that I can use. Which is the best for what I am looking for? (also, cheaper the better tbh!) x
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    Hey Bugsbunny2000!

    I'm afraid I don't really know much about the podcasts, I did start with one, but soon swapped to listening to my own music and using a sportswatch, you can print out the plan to follow. I didn't really like the countdowns, for some reason they bugged me!? Anyway I think there are a few different ones out there and if I remember right there is one that will play over your own music turning the sound down to speak to you (I might have just made that up ) worth a look anyway.

    It's a great programme, I'm sure you'd be ready for a race for life by summer, I know I would have been if I hadn't pulled my hamstring first time round.
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    Targets: * 7lbs * 7lbs since restart * 1 stone * Can get back in my jeans * Halfway to 11st (12st 6.5lbs(1st 6.5lbs)) * 1 1/2st lost * 10% (12st 5.5lbs(1st 7.5lbs)) * Can get my amazing black dress back on * Finish C25K (again) * Run 5K (again) * 2st off * 2 1/2st off * Get to 11st (goal!) * Feel fab for the hen/wedding *







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