Calorie Counter

You are currently viewing the message boards in:

Just ran 3k

2»

Replies

  • leebirmleebirm Posts: 86Member Member Posts: 86Member Member
    Well so far I've lost 10lbs in 8 weeks :p B)
  • angry_salad_galangry_salad_gal Posts: 1Member Member Posts: 1Member Member
    Hey, I so enjoyed reading this thread tonight since I’m just sort of starting out too (although I’m at the ‘somewhere between 3k and 4K mark’ - 5 feels a bit distant). How’s the injury? Have you been back running since??
  • rheddmobilerheddmobile Posts: 4,298Member Member Posts: 4,298Member Member
    leebirm wrote: »
    I'VE JUST RAN 5K

    I'm over the moon with myself, I wasn't planning on it, I was planning on doing 3 or 4k but I felt alright and just kept going, I wasn't killing myself with my pace either.

    I managed it in 37 minutes, I really have got the bug for this running game now.


    The strange thing is that when I got to the final stretch I increased the speed and probably felt better than I had during the entire run, it was as if my lungs finally opened up, is that a normal thing to happen? especially as the first 1.5k was a real struggle this morning.

    I really am proud of myself, considering that I weigh 20st and I only started out 6 weeks ago (my first run was 2k in 20 minutes)

    well I'm going to celebrate with a few beers and a curry tonight :smiley: :wink:

    Go you!

    Re: runs getting easier as you go. There’s a saying among runners, “The first mile is a lie.” No matter how good you get that first mile or so, your body always tries to tell you that you can’t run. I have a suspicion it’s to do with how the body metabolizes energy - it takes a while for the signals to get through and the fuel to start flowing to your muscles properly.

    How’s the injury? Did you get back out there?
Sign In or Register to comment.