Day 1 (Sat 19/5) - DONE
Day 2 (Mon 21/5) - DONE
Day 3 (Wed 23/5) - DONE
I started the C25km on Saturday and it was such a buzz. The recovery was intense and headache-y for the first day but eased off with the second and third day. I'm in for the challenge now. I nearly gave up on the first and second run but that's when Robert said it'll be my last 60 secs. I couldn't give up, I was nearly finished! My yogic breathing came in handy too.
There’s definitely a psychological barrier I have to work through rather than a physical one with running. The past couple of years of power walking, cycling, weights and yoga has helped me get to this point. I’m also fitter than I realised because there was no dragon breathing or loss of breathe. Let’s see how Week 2 treats me though when I’m running for a longer interval time.
So far so good:
- feel so re-energised after each run
- recovery becoming quicker after each run
- left shoulder a little twangy when running
- inner top thighs, a new muscle sensation!
- overall, feel amazing
I never in my wildest dreams thought I could run and I know it’s only been Week 1 but I think this plan is a good one for me. I couldn’t do it without the daggy podcast either. It helps keep it fun, even if it does remind me of dancing in dodgy clubs at 3am.