naumom57 got a reaction from Michelle Hrin in Newbie in Phoenix
I am redoing week 2, because I had problems finishing the 1.5 min running parts. Well, surprise suprise! This week, my redo week, I can actually do the runs!!! Even this morning....at 5:45 and 95 degrees with humidity alread.....I figured I would take it easy and walk most of it. Well, I did all the running parts. I am stunned. But the jump to 3 min. per run for week 3 still seems daunting.
Sadly, I start back to school next week and I am up at 5am. I won't run at 4:30am....seems unsafe to me. So that leaves me with afternoons and evenings. It will be so hot. Easily 105. I think I will be doing w2 for about a month!!
naumom57 got a reaction from mycowsnz in Newbie in Phoenix
Hi there! I am 56 years old and have finished W1D2. Very new to this. But surprisingly I am able to do it! I have never been a runner so maybe this will change. My motivation is two-fold....I need to hold off Type 2 diabetes, which all of my doctors have said it is not if I become diabetic, but when. I also want to look good for a family wedding in October. I am less than 20 pounds overweight, so this should really help.
My biggest problem I see is going to be finding the time to run. I am a teacher and I can run now in at 6am. In Phoenix, Arizona that is important since our temps go up to 118 in the summer. I will be starting back to work by the end of July and I leave for work at 6:30. I don't know if I will be making myself run at 4:30...in the dark...in the city. It will be TOO HOT when I get home from work. So I may have to find a treadmill somewhere.
Thanks for listening. I am looking forward to success.