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Old 08-05-2013, 01:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Exclamation Transitioning from fast walking to jogging

Hi this is my 1st post here. As the title of this thread implies, i started today from 8 months of walking 25 mins <lost 44 lbs) to the transition of wogging <5 min brisk walk for warmup, 60 secs jogging, 90 sec walking, 60 sec jogging, ect for 20 mins 3 times a week. The plan im using is here

The Couch-to-5K Running Plan | C25K Mobile App

Well i finshed this morning for 1st time and when i got home i was lightheaded and dizzy for around a half hour afterwards and some tingling in extremities. It was very uncomfortable. Did i do too much for my 1st go? I'n Still 195 lbs and 5' 9, and on high blood pressure meds. Maybe take the meds a couple hours b4 running? Anyone have any suggestions? sorry this is my 1st post but i want people to get an idea of what im doing. Its like posting all your computer specs on a computer help forum :P thx for your patience.
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