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I want to start the couch to 5K program , does anyone want to start it with me on Monday or Tuesday ? I would like to even double it up , so I can finish it in 4 weeks? But I'll see how it goes at first?

If anyone wants to start it with me please let me know

Thanks

Mindy

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Hi Mindy!

I need to read up on the program again, but I wouldnt mind starting with you. I dont run, barely want to walk these days and am looking to finally getting into my groove in 08. I am not sure about finishing in 4 weeks, but at least I can start with ya :)

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Awesome I was beginning to wonder if i would be doing this alone LOL

I did not start today we were out of town . SO do ya'll want to start tomorrow ? How do we do this ?

Wombat since you have done it before any thoughts ?

does anyone use the podcasts from I tunes ? I have week one and 2 downloaded already . Im not sure if i can finish in 4 weeks. i might be ambitious with that.

Thanks

Mindy

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4 WEEKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!oh gosh! dont do that!!!!

Seroiusly....no matter how fit you are 4 weeks is gona kill you.

The point is to build u your muscles and joints to get you up to running 5k. I was SUPER crazy when i went through it but you WILL hurt yourself if you dont follow it.

My advice would be on the rest days to do other exercisining like swimming or weight trainning. Your joints need to build up strength or your really going to hurt yourself.

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4 WEEKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!oh gosh! dont do that!!!!

Seroiusly....no matter how fit you are 4 weeks is gona kill you.

The point is to build u your muscles and joints to get you up to running 5k. I was SUPER crazy when i went through it but you WILL hurt yourself if you dont follow it.

My advice would be on the rest days to do other exercisining like swimming or weight trainning. Your joints need to build up strength or your really going to hurt yourself.

LOL I doubt i'll do it in 4 weeks Someone wanted me to run a 5 k with them in Feb. But i'll fun as far as i can when i get there.

Im not THAT motivated to do it in 4 weeks. Someone else on the boards either did it in 4 weeks or was close to it ?

Mindy

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I've been ignoring this thread, too scared to see what the hell you people were up to! But today, instead of waking up hung over, I took the dogs to the lake & hiked an hour. We probably climbed 3 mountains! My buddy challenged me to do some marithon in March, which I thought was a joke. But she had the nerve to say she'll see me in the gym at 5:30 a.m. tomorrow. Me growing wings and flying to Mars sounds more reasonable than doing a marithon of any kind! What's this Couch to 5K thing? I don't even know what a K is (some metric measurement or a new Cereal? ) You people scare me... Dare me to join, I dare you.

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I've been ignoring this thread, too scared to see what the hell you people were up to! But today, instead of waking up hung over, I took the dogs to the lake & hiked an hour. We probably climbed 3 mountains! My buddy challenged me to do some marithon in March, which I thought was a joke. But she had the nerve to say she'll see me in the gym at 5:30 a.m. tomorrow. Me growing wings and flying to Mars sounds more reasonable than doing a marithon of any kind! What's this Couch to 5K thing? I don't even know what a K is (some metric measurement or a new cereal?) You people scare me... Dare me to join, I dare you.

ROFLMAO you sound like me . A business associate of ours entered me in a 5K in Feb so i need to get me A$$ in gear. i have known about this for over a month . So i need to get moving.

here is the couch to 5 K .

Cool Running :: The Couch-to-5K Running Plan

Bascially you start off slowly running and work your way up to running a 5K ( 3 miles i belive it is )

So TD I DOUBLE DOG DARE YOU TO JOIN US !

Mindy

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Ok since today was a lazy day , Im going to commit myself and announce to all of ya'll im starting this program OFFICIALLY tomorrow so my running schedule will be Monday , Wednesday and Fridays .

Im trying to figure out if it will be best to do this in the morning or evenings ?

Anyone have any ideas on this ??

Thanks

Mindy

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In Case anyone is interested there is a pod cast for the Couch to 5 K program you can down load each week . I believe its only for I pods? Maybe some other MP3's work ? I know i have it downloaded on my IPod , SO maybe someone who is more tech savy can figure this out ? LOL

But here is the link its very helpful

Welcome

Mindy

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I don't do anything on a Double Dog Dare, it's gotta be a Triple. I say mornings are best, otherwise you have a whole day to make excuses.

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I don't do anything on a Double Dog Dare, it's gotta be a Triple. I say mornings are best, otherwise you have a whole day to make excuses.

I Triple Dog Dare ya !

I agree Mornings . So are you in ? chicken ??

LMAO

Mindy

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Mindy - Thank you for the link to the Podcasts!!! I just downloaded them. I'm going tonight to try it out :)

We are going to run on Mon or Tues, Thursdays, and Saturdays. I'm a little off this week but that's all right :)

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Mindy - I'm in. Started Monday, then again today the Wk2 program/Workout 1.

This a TX thing?...LOL

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I just ate im waiting a bit then im going to go get on the tread mill after my meal settles in . I was going to go this morning but OMG did the Cedar kick in this morning , I think i would have drown in my sinus drainage this morning . LMAO Sorry TMI I know. But living in Austin TX that happens.

SO im better this evening so im about to go .

Mindy

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