Yes!!! Progress!

previous topic · next topic
alliecat777

Joined: May 12
Posts: 62

      quote  
Posted: 20 Aug 2012, 08:16
So the last time I tried to run I couldn't even make it a half a lap (I found out today 4 laps is a mile). I've been doing some work out videos and walking an hour during the week after dropping off my son at school. I got some new running shoes over the weekend, so I this morning I thought, "What the heck, let's see what they can do." I ran a whole lap without stopping! Not only was I impressed with the fact I ran a whole lap without stopping, and probably could have run more, but it was like running on air. Didn't hurt my feet at all. I love my ugly running shoes Smile
Goal 1: 190-Reached 9/26/12
Goal 2: 170-Reached 7/18/13
Goal 3: 150
Goal 4: 130
laurendearma...

Joined: Jan 12
Posts: 7

      quote  
Posted: 24 Aug 2012, 12:14
Woohoo! Good for you. You might want to look into some run/walk programs, as they will help you increase your stamina without the risk of injury if you are going too fast. Run/walk intervals are also a good, fast way to burn calories. If you go to www.runnersworld.com, you might be able to find some good beginners programs. They have some really good information on there. You'll be running 5K's in no time! Keep up the hard work, good job! Smile
alliecat777

Joined: May 12
Posts: 62

      quote  
Posted: 25 Aug 2012, 18:45
Thanks! I looked at the Couch to 5K program today. I might try that. I ran again a few days after that and did a mile of jogging/walking. I know I could go further than I do, but I have a hard time making myself. I'll check out that site, though. Thanks Smile
Goal 1: 190-Reached 9/26/12
Goal 2: 170-Reached 7/18/13
Goal 3: 150
Goal 4: 130



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Leslie Sansone , Debbie Rocker workouts
ICor1013 wrote: For those of you who use Leslie Sansone's walking workout videos, I'm wondering if there's a way to record the exercise other than under "brisk walking". I carry ...
by amyskids on 20 May 15 02:22 PM
Arm Pit Chaffing
For your armpits, I used to get the same but then I realised it was more about before and after care than anything else. I use a small amount of deodorant before I run and then afterwards when I shower, ...
by JustineJones on 19 May 15 07:54 PM
slim in 6
I lasted about 4 weeks in the the slim in 6 was never able to get through the leg exercises but it did kick my @ss! Exhausting to say the least but I did find it challenged me even though I did not fi ...
by Joan0816 on 11 May 15 08:06 AM
Do you lift weights
ebivr wrote: Just shows, lifting beats cardio for weight loss. The best thing for weight loss is caloric deficit. End of story. The best thing for body composition is up for debate, and depends ent ...
by ieGod on 06 May 15 10:41 AM
How long do you all work out for?
It depends on the type I do. Usually 25-30 min of weights and/or HIIT. I really like a free website called fitnessblender.com. Lots and lots of different types of workouts and lengths there.
by fabfivemom on 30 Apr 15 03:21 PM