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570 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Sep 12, 2012 12:03 PM by Shaun_Nichols RSS
hotelcalie Rookie 1 posts since
Sep 11, 2012
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Sep 11, 2012 8:13 AM

Started last night...C25K

Hi,

I started the C25K program last night!

It was tough last night, I am in no way a runner. But I powered through.

 

Question..I know today I am on a "day off" but I really don't want to take the day off.

Is it bad to go and just walk briskly for 30 mins?
I don't want to over due it and quit but I also want to keep momentum going.

 

Thanks!

Colleen

  • Shaun_Nichols Amateur 7 posts since
    Aug 23, 2012
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    1. Sep 12, 2012 12:03 PM (in response to hotelcalie)
    Started last night...C25K

    When you first start off, you will be excited to get out there each and every day. For some people, this is probably not a bad idea. For others, they ignore the signs and symptoms their body is trying to communicate to them. The biggest concern with starting off is trying to avoid injury and allowing your body to rest. With that being said, if you feel like your body is allowing you to go on an extra walk on "your night off" then that is up to you. It is also ok, to take a night off on a normal run day if your body is telling you it needs to rest.

     

    The brisk walk is not a bad idea and will keep you active.

     

    Gook luck.

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