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Forum: Exercise
08-28-2010, 01:03 AM
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Posted By mtlgirl

Debbie, awesome job! Way to go for completing...

Debbie, awesome job! Way to go for completing week 1!!!!!

The Nike Plus kit is compatible with the iPod Nano, which is what I have. It's basically a sensor that you can clip onto the top of your...
Forum: Exercise
08-22-2010, 07:12 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Hi Jackie, I will definitely pursue those...

Hi Jackie,

I will definitely pursue those programs but since I am leaving for Italy soon, I don't want to start a new program and then leave it for 3 weeks. For now I am using the Nike Plus on my...
Forum: Exercise
08-05-2010, 02:38 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Thanks Smoosh! :) I will definitely keep you...

Thanks Smoosh! :)
I will definitely keep you posted and I encourage you to give C25K a try but go at your own pace.
Forum: Exercise
08-04-2010, 11:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

It will happen before you know it, Kathleen!

It will happen before you know it, Kathleen!
Forum: Exercise
08-04-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

I did it!!!!!

Hey Everyone! I am thrilled to announce that I finished the C25K program today! WOOHOO!!! :D

Now I will focus on speed and distance. I am actually going to run my first 5K race on August 22nd! Do...
Forum: Exercise
08-03-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

You're welcome Kathleen! It's a great idea to...

You're welcome Kathleen! It's a great idea to balance the running with swimming which puts no stress on your joints at all. I should do more swimming! And of course it's normal that your legs feel...
Forum: Exercise
08-02-2010, 07:35 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Hi Kathleen! Welcome to Couch to 5k! I hope you...

Hi Kathleen! Welcome to Couch to 5k! I hope you enjoy it as much as I am. I just finished W9D2 today which means I have only one run left until I have completed the program. I can't even tell you how...
Forum: Exercise
07-20-2010, 06:45 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Avelina, good for you for getting right back on...

Avelina, good for you for getting right back on the c25k horse! I hope you feel back to normal sooner than expected!

Kaitlin, believe me I never ever thought I'd be able to run 3 miles. My whole...
Forum: Exercise
07-15-2010, 07:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Jackie, I did take my measurements on June 5th...

Jackie, I did take my measurements on June 5th and then again on July 3rd. In those 4 weeks I lost 1.5 inches from my waist and 2 inches from my hips! I definitely see a difference. I have a pair of...
Forum: Exercise
07-15-2010, 01:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Jackie congrats on completing day 2!!! And...

Jackie congrats on completing day 2!!! And knowing I've inspired you has just made my day! I just completed W7D2 and I feel amazing! It was hard this morning and I may have to repeat W7 but I don't...
Forum: Exercise
07-12-2010, 09:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Thanks tjkhoover! I am really happy today! If I...

Thanks tjkhoover! I am really happy today! If I can do it anyone can.

Incidentally I started the c25k program back in April but didn't get past week 3 so this was my second time around. In the...
Forum: Exercise
07-12-2010, 04:02 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

WOW! I ran for 25 minutes continuously this...

WOW! I ran for 25 minutes continuously this morning! I just completed week 6 day 3 so from now on I am running without walking until I reach the ultimate goal of running 30 minutes continuously. I...
Forum: Exercise
07-05-2010, 07:45 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Well I had to repeat day 2 of week 6 this...

Well I had to repeat day 2 of week 6 this morning. There was just no way I was going to able to run for 25 minutes non-stop. It's about 1000 degrees here today and it was hard enough to run 2 sets of...
Forum: Exercise
07-03-2010, 10:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Oh no! I'm so sorry to hear that, Avelina! I hope...

Oh no! I'm so sorry to hear that, Avelina! I hope you heal quickly and I hope you aren't in too much pain. You have been so great about the c25k. You did the whole program without having to repeat a...
Forum: Exercise
06-29-2010, 12:26 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Avelina, you're so right. The first 20 minutes...

Avelina, you're so right. The first 20 minutes was so daunting for me and I always find the first half harder than the second. I could hardly believe when I looked at the time and saw that I had one...
Forum: Exercise
06-27-2010, 11:47 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Jackie, thank you so much! Your post touched me....

Jackie, thank you so much! Your post touched me. I really do feel proud and I definitely got choked up when I realized I was going to do it. It will happen again for you too... before you know it! I...
Forum: Exercise
06-27-2010, 03:40 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Way to go, Jackie! Having a partner can be so...

Way to go, Jackie! Having a partner can be so good for motivation. About your hip, make sure you stretch really well after your run and bathe in epsom salts. If it still hurts put and ice pack on it...
Forum: Exercise
06-25-2010, 07:04 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Holy crap I'm supposed to run for 20 minutes...

Holy crap I'm supposed to run for 20 minutes tomorrow? I completed day 2 of week 5 yesterday, and just noticed that next time I run, I am supposed to run for 20 minutes straight. I ran for 8 minutes...
Forum: Exercise
06-22-2010, 11:51 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Way to go, Jackie! ;)

Way to go, Jackie! ;)
Forum: Exercise
06-22-2010, 11:48 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Hi Susan, welcome! I see that you live in...

Hi Susan, welcome!

I see that you live in Ontario. Are you familiar with the Running Room? It is a store that sells running gear but they also have running and walking clubs. Before I started the...
Forum: Exercise
06-21-2010, 08:16 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

I started week 5 today and I feel great! :) ...

I started week 5 today and I feel great! :)

Have an amazing day, Everyone!
Forum: Exercise
06-16-2010, 02:59 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Hello C25K members, I am back from Mexico...

Hello C25K members,

I am back from Mexico City and am so proud to say I did not miss a run. I started week 4 on the hotel treadmill and it is so much easier to run on compared to the path in my...
Forum: Exercise
06-11-2010, 11:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Question for treadmill users...

So I suddenly had to travel to Mexico for work and I am in a hotel with a great gym. Of course I don't want to lose any momentum on my C25K program so I will definitely take to the treadmill tomorrow...
Forum: Exercise
06-09-2010, 11:53 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

I was considering the one day rest per week but...

I was considering the one day rest per week but my workouts are only 30 minutes long, except for Sunday's powerwalk which is over an hour. I will see how this goes because I do agree that our muscles...
Forum: Exercise
06-09-2010, 01:41 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 26,888
Posted By mtlgirl

Thank you for that, Jackie. I feel encouraged and...

Thank you for that, Jackie. I feel encouraged and I appreciate your support. I am following a very similar plan to yours. I am totally diligent about logging all my food on Fitday. I'm eating betwenn...
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