C25K Problem - Question about Nausea and Sudden Inability to Run
Long time lurker and only recently started to post. You guys are incredibly motivating and let me just say that I wouldn't have maintained my weightloss for this long (and gotten over a lot of my issues and insecurities) if it wasn't for this website!
I just have a quick question for those who are lovers of the C25K plan. The farthest I have ever gone is 4 weeks. Well I went back to it a few weeks ago in the gym. I started at 2 week plan for one session, found it relatively easy so went up to the 3 week plan; did wonderfully but then had to stop since I went on vacation.
I came back and hopped on the treadmill my mother has at home today - I've used this treadmill before on C25K (when I was about 200 pounds). Well, when I first got on this time I immediately thought it felt kind of small and shaky, but dismissed it, thinking I was just spoiled by the nice large ones at the gym (especially considering I'm at 162 pounds and thus /much/ smaller than before!)
I started the five minute warm-up walk at my usual pace (5.7 km/h). I noticed something was up - it felt a little fast, like I can barely keep up, and the part between my ankles and shin started to ache. I lowered the speed a bit (5.5) but it still felt off. When I did my first minute and a half run (8) it nearly killed me! When I hit the 3 minute run, well, forget it. I didn't even make it half way before I gave up and jumped off. As if that wasn't enough my asthma kicked in and I threw up afterwards...
Did anyone suffer through this? I know it can't be that I'm that out of shape because I should be able to do the min-and-a-half run at least. Is it the treadmill? Me? It was incredibly disheartening - I want to go to the gym to see if I can do it there again but I was wondering if I should just not go today and try tomorrow instead...
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