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by helenmac
Sat Mar 27, 2010 5:27 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Advice Needed for Pregnant Runner!
Replies: 1
Views: 2451

Advice Needed for Pregnant Runner!

Hi Guys, I am just starting week 9 and found out I am 6 weeks pregnant :D I was wondering if there are any other pregnant runners out there and what is the general advice regading whether I should keep it up or stop for now? I have just got to a point where I am confident I can run for 30 mins const...
by helenmac
Sun Feb 21, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: What do you do on your rest day?
Replies: 7
Views: 5425

Re: What do you do on your rest day?

Hi Dawn, I bought an 8kg kettlebell from ebay and looked up some apps on my ipod with video instructions. I started doing it like that but then I recently bought a DVD by someone called Lauren Brooks from on the edge fitness and that is really good as it has a 40 min workout and a short 12 min worko...
by helenmac
Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:42 am
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Sticky: Introductions!
Replies: 529
Views: 229249

Re: Sticky: Introductions!

Hi, Well my name is Helen, I am 33 and in the UK. I decided that 2010 was going to be the year that I got fit since I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2008. I am hoping that by getting fit and looking after myself better I can cope with this disease and hopefully not let it affect my life as...
by helenmac
Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:33 am
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: What do you do on your rest day?
Replies: 7
Views: 5425

Re: What do you do on your rest day?

Hi,

I do kettlebell trainining on my days off running and sometimes I do it straight after a run. It's great for all over body strengthening and toning. Good for core muscles too and good fat burning exercises.

Helen
by helenmac
Sun Feb 21, 2010 11:31 am
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: 20 minute run in week 5?!
Replies: 56
Views: 24205

Re: Question about week 5

Woohoooo......I just finished the 20 min solid run on week 5. I am so please with myself. I thought it was a bit mental when I looked at it and wasn't sure if I would be able to do it. I powered on as the snow was coming down knowing how great I would feel when I was done........I think I will be ab...