20-Somethings - c25k restart




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skittlesfirehawk
10-13-2013, 01:58 PM
hi everyone im re starting couch to 5k and im going to be starting week one tommrow. i was up to i think about week 4 and the weight was dropping off.im so exctied to get back ino it.


Rated
10-13-2013, 04:12 PM
I have been wanting to start c25k. I had planned on starting last week but then I got a cold so tomorrow sounds like a good time to start. Are you thinking of running Monday, Wednesday and Fridays?

If you want we can continue to come back to this thread and discuss how it is going for us. I might be able to make it past week 2/3 with some support because I have tried it twice before but never made it very far.

skittlesfirehawk
10-13-2013, 04:21 PM
ill be doing monday thursday saturday tuesday is body attack and wendsay is body combat friday is body pump

sure


skittlesfirehawk
10-14-2013, 04:06 PM
Today my legs stated to feel it around the last quater.it feels good though

Rated
10-14-2013, 10:25 PM
I did day 1 today. I had to force myself off the couch but I felt really good doing it. I will do day 2 on Wednesday. Knowing I said I would come back and update on this thread is what made me get off the couch actually

JollyGreenSteen19
10-15-2013, 08:09 PM
Good job guys.. I've started and restarted this program so many times - but it really is one of the good ones!

skittlesfirehawk
10-17-2013, 03:24 PM
did day 2 today it went great legs are a little tired.i also revamped my play list so its all power fun songs.
btw i love this thread as an accountibility thing

whatthefudge
10-17-2013, 03:29 PM
I'm starting c25k today too! I hope I can make it...

skittlesfirehawk
10-17-2013, 03:46 PM
I'm starting c25k today too! I hope I can make it...

just make sure you have good music and remeber you can do it.

skittlesfirehawk
10-18-2013, 10:09 AM
i want to run for distance not time but i cant figure out how to configure the app to make it do it that way.any ideas?

goldengirlamy
10-19-2013, 08:47 AM
I'm going to jump in and start on week two, week one is too weak for me, but week 3 might be a bit much!

Rated
10-19-2013, 05:07 PM
I just finished week 1 and it was good. Maybe a little too easy like amy said but at least it has started me into a routine.

susan1975
10-19-2013, 09:59 PM
I am getting my self ready to start the c25k soon. I am walking 1.5 miles in 30 minutes on the treadmill 5 -6 times a week. I want to do the run or dye 5k in mid December. Everyone says the run or dye is a good one to start with because it is more about fun. I just hope to finish in under an hour.

How should my walking be before I start the c25k with running?

Rated
10-23-2013, 12:15 AM
Susan - I walk at least an hour per day but it is slow with my dog. I would try week one and see what you think. It is mostly walking with short jogs. If you find a week difficult you can also repeat weeks if you need ro.

skittlesfirehawk
10-25-2013, 03:24 PM
Week 2 day 2 I find myself wanting to run for longer which is a good sign

cormandy62442
10-25-2013, 09:30 PM
I'm joining in! I'll be starting over since I did week one and then got sick. It'll be nice to have some accountability!

skittlesfirehawk
10-26-2013, 02:40 PM
some time today ill be doing day 3 dam procrastinating.

ShelBl
10-28-2013, 04:18 PM
Are any of you doing this in a gym, rather than outside? Tredmilling it up?

Want to do this, but I'm SO overweight... am I just setting myself up for failure?

cormandy62442
10-28-2013, 11:01 PM
I do it in the gym... I feel more comfortable with the control of how fast I run and walk. It works out pretty well for me minus all the wobbly bits, but that would happen off the treadmill as well. :)

Kahokkuri
11-08-2013, 09:02 AM
I've also just restarted C25K! In March 2012 I ran a 10K after completing the program, but now I'm back to square one. D: It's tough to feel like I can't do anything I used to be able to do, but doing something difficult is better than laying on my couch!

Rechyl
11-08-2013, 09:46 AM
so i am restarting this too but in my own way. Yesterday i did the 5k to time how fast i could do it and i wasnt happy. My friend who is a "proper" runner says 30 mins is a good time so i have a lot of work to do. yesterday i did it in 49:24. by Christmas i want to be doing it in under 40. Think this is possible?
Yesterday (as usual) it wasnt my legs that gave in, it was my lungs and an old medical condition which frightened me into slowing but im hoping as i get fitter those things will improve again.

Kahokkuri
11-08-2013, 10:09 AM
I have no question you can do it, Rechyl!

When I was regularly doing C25K before, I was jogging at 8.5kph (5.2mph). When it finally came time to try the 10K, I finished the race in 70 minutes. I was no speed demon, and I walked for about half a kilometer in the middle, but I surprised myself that day. I think with a combination of good mood, good conditions and a bit of adrenaline, you'll be amazed at what your body is capable of.

skittlesfirehawk
11-08-2013, 11:46 AM
Hey guys I got sick with strep so I was off for a week stRting week 3 Monday

lateralus98
11-08-2013, 03:48 PM
Can I join in?? :) hubby and I just finished week 2, cant believe the differences I can see in my endurance. Gonna do W2D3 over again on Saturday (just trying to build up more endurance) then jumping into W3 on Sunday! :D

Love this program!

cormandy62442
11-08-2013, 09:50 PM
I started day 1 yesterday! I'm doing this every other day and 30 day shred on the other days. I almost gave up, but I was resilient and made it through to the end of day 1! Tomorrow I'll go for day 2!

Rechyl
11-09-2013, 03:19 PM
so i was supposed to go today but i still ache from Thursday and woke up with a cold. Feel like im making excuses so i must be.

skittlesfirehawk
11-09-2013, 07:50 PM
everyone can come

Rechyl
11-16-2013, 02:42 PM
did week 1 day 3 today. Felt really good and i didnt get out of breath but i did feel tired by the end.
Im doing it in the gym so after the treadmill i did some rowing and then a lot of weights and im feeling the burn tonight. My knees are rather painful but im still glad i went.

On the way home i had a shot on the swings something i hadnt done for probably 20 years and it was so much fun i started giggling.

How is everyone getting on?

Kahokkuri
11-17-2013, 01:12 PM
Did W1D3 on Tuesday and haven't been back since! Guess that means I need to pull myself together and get to the gym today to start W2.

Rechyl
11-18-2013, 01:36 PM
tomorrow is week 2 day 1 - will see how it goes.
yes Kahokkuri get back on it! You know how great it feels once you have done it.