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by AliM
Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:36 am
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Advice please - push on or take a break
Replies: 5
Views: 2538

Re: Advice please - push on or take a break

It all depends how unwell you are. If you are running a fever or unwell with a viral illness it is actually dangerous to exercise intensively as sometimes viruses can affect the heart muscle which leaves you vulnerable to abnormal heart rhythmns. Just a cold?? Your body will tell you. If it feels te...
by AliM
Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:31 am
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Treadmill ?
Replies: 1
Views: 998

Re: Treadmill ?

My understanding is that if you run on a treadmill you should use a slight incline . This then adds some effort. When you run outside you propel yourself along, a treadmill moves under your feet for you, an incline counteracts this slightly representing normal running effort.
by AliM
Mon Jun 06, 2011 8:09 am
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: WooHoo week 5 run 2!!
Replies: 1
Views: 1403

WooHoo week 5 run 2!!

Wow. Just did W5 R2. A week ago I nearly threw up doing a week 4 run. Nearly didn't attempt week 5. Thankyou to everyone who posted about week 5 and trusting the programme. This week has been my best. I'm no natural. 45 yrs old and never been able to run but today I WAS a runner , slow and careful b...
by AliM
Sun Jun 05, 2011 12:52 pm
Forum: The Starting Line
Topic: Week 5 thoughts.
Replies: 8
Views: 3556

Re: Week 5 thoughts.

I did Week 5 run 1 yesterday. It went quite well considering that week 4 run 3 saw me nearly being sick. I have only found my rhythmn once or twice and had been hoping it was going to get easier sooner! Week 5 feels intimidating. Will do run 2 tomorrow and hopefor the best. Can't imagine 20 minutes!!