Wow. This feels great! I am doing this and I can't tell you how great it feels. I lost again, 1.4, it feels amazing. I love stepping on the scale and seeing the number go down, for real this time.
Today after work I got home, and was relaxing on the couch and I felt lazy! I hated that I hand't done anything good for me. I was sitting on Pinterest pinning lots of inspirational stuff when I said to myself, just get off your ass, roll out the treadmill and get on it!
So I did.
And I had been thinking about doing Couch to 5K for a bit and I finally looked it up. I really want to improve my running, and it's such a great work out too. I wrote down the program (see below) and hopped on.
For week one, the program is as follows:
5 min- walking warm up (2.5)
1 min- jogging (3.5)
1.5 min- walking (2.5)
and repeat for a total of 20 min (6 times jogging)
The first time jogging felt good, but I was really out of breath. I didn't quite catch it by the second time I had to jog, and it freaked me out, but I pushed through. After I got through that one, I kept doubting that I could do the rest. I am home alone, so no one would know if I just skipped one, or walked a little longer, but I would know. And as the clock ticked closer 3...2...1... I just did it. I hiked the speed back up and I was jogging, and it felt great.
After the 20 minutes, I feel high and giddy! I used to say I would only run if I was being chased, but now I know I can run because it feels good.
God it sounds like I have been doing it for years, I am just really pumped (hence the whole high/ giddy thing)
Good bye 275 lbs me!
GO YOU! That is great! I am glad I am not the only one who feels giddy and high after I walk on the treadmill. I feel so empowered!ReplyDelete
Great job!!! Sometimes we are not capable of knowing what our bodies can do unless you challange it!! Keep up the good work, Girl!ReplyDelete
Excellent, well done!!! There's podcasts available with music and the cues on when to run and when to walk. Good stuff, keep it up!ReplyDelete