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    Bodie got a reaction from Chris Ziehm in Where are the Stats   
    For anyone reading this topic and aren't sure about the app let me tell you...it's incredible!
     
    The whole idea of the app is to provide a sensible approach to getting off that couch with a goal in mind of getting to 5K within 8 weeks!
     
    I know for a fact if I tried that without the app I'd have failed miserably through trying to do too much at the start and probably injuring myself in the process.
     
    This app worked perfectly for me, I'm on W8 D2 and can't wait to get started on the 10K when I've finished this one because I trust how the program works.
     
    I strongly recommend another app to track distance/pace etc but don't drop this one - it's the perfect guide to build you up to where you need to be after 8 weeks
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    Bodie got a reaction from Jigi in I want to quit.   
    "If I quit now, I will soon be back to where I started. And when I started I was desperately wishing to be where I am now".
     
     Read this today, a great quote and one I'll recall regularly on this journey! 
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    Bodie got a reaction from Laura J in I want to quit.   
    "If I quit now, I will soon be back to where I started. And when I started I was desperately wishing to be where I am now".
     
     Read this today, a great quote and one I'll recall regularly on this journey! 
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    Bodie got a reaction from JoeInLa in Where are the Stats   
    For anyone reading this topic and aren't sure about the app let me tell you...it's incredible!
     
    The whole idea of the app is to provide a sensible approach to getting off that couch with a goal in mind of getting to 5K within 8 weeks!
     
    I know for a fact if I tried that without the app I'd have failed miserably through trying to do too much at the start and probably injuring myself in the process.
     
    This app worked perfectly for me, I'm on W8 D2 and can't wait to get started on the 10K when I've finished this one because I trust how the program works.
     
    I strongly recommend another app to track distance/pace etc but don't drop this one - it's the perfect guide to build you up to where you need to be after 8 weeks
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    Bodie got a reaction from blayne in I want to quit.   
    Hi Blayne
     
    I started Week 9 this week myself and was looking forward to the 1 minute breaks through the routine but having done the 1st session last night I actually thought the breaks took me out of my stride!  Think I might run better just keeping going through the session.  Just wondering if you use another app alongside the c10k?  I use runkeeper to keep me at a specific pace through the run otherwise I'd be goosed after about 15 minutes.  Perhaps you're going off too quick?  I found that my splits over the 4 miles I was getting slightly quicker as I run and that's mostly through pacing myself right.  If you're not tracking your pace I'd strongly advise it.  Hopefully you'll start to love running, I used to hate it but the last few months I've grown to love it!
     
    Good luck!
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    Bodie got a reaction from Shevy in Finished - Here's Some Stats!   
    Today is a good day, I've finished the 8 weeks and loved it so much I put an extra half mile in as I felt pretty fresh.  I'm so motivated to start the 10k programme next week.  Not bad for someone who hadn't done any running for 8 years and was a true couch potato at the start.
     
    I've been using runkeeper since I started this back at the beginning of February so I thought it might be good to share some stats.  I hope it's a motivation for others and doesn't put anyone off continuing with their programme.
     
    I had no repeat days so here goes with the info:
     
    8 weeks
     
    24 activities
     
    67 miles!
     
    14:30 average pace - 1st week
    11:02 average pace - final week
     
    9,491 calories burned
     
    12 lbs weight lost
     
    I was never really a big fan of running previously but I think I've got the bug now...at last.  It took long enough (I'm mid 40's!).  One thing is key with the programme....it was 70% mental and 30% physical for me.  Get your head right from the start and you'll make it through.  There's a couple of weeks that feel like a sudden jump in effort.  Just get through them and don't quit!
     
    I was fortunate enough to get through without any injuries and I hope everyone else has the same good fortune.
     
    Good Luck!!
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    Bodie reacted to Rob129 in Post your Workout for Today Here!   
    Ran 111 km for the month; avg 32 km per week.
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    Bodie reacted to Badjenetix in Post your Workout for Today Here!   
    Hello all, I just started today but accidentally did the week 1/day 3 workout.. Now I don't know if I should continue with week 2, start over, go back and do the 2 I missed or do this workout two more times...
     
    I am morbidly obese, 48 years old and I made it through the workout (and didn't die!). I have a goal to do my first 5k on May 8 at Disneyland, (not sure I'll finish it or not get scooped up for being too slow). Anyone else do this? have any advice.
     
    I am thrilled beyond belief that I could do this and I hope to continue checking in and progressing!
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    Bodie got a reaction from Maryk26d in Where are the Stats   
    For anyone reading this topic and aren't sure about the app let me tell you...it's incredible!
     
    The whole idea of the app is to provide a sensible approach to getting off that couch with a goal in mind of getting to 5K within 8 weeks!
     
    I know for a fact if I tried that without the app I'd have failed miserably through trying to do too much at the start and probably injuring myself in the process.
     
    This app worked perfectly for me, I'm on W8 D2 and can't wait to get started on the 10K when I've finished this one because I trust how the program works.
     
    I strongly recommend another app to track distance/pace etc but don't drop this one - it's the perfect guide to build you up to where you need to be after 8 weeks
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