I did my Cardio this morning and managed 2.68 miles!! I was thinking i've got to stop Firesong catching me!!! Keep going Firesong, the first time I recorded my cardio was back in October and I did 1.8 miles, so this program definately works! Keep up the hard work.
Wow, Mark and Firesong! You're an inspiration! I have no idea how far I go when I'm on the treadmill, but it isn't too far. I do a walk, a speed walk, a jog, and a fast jog. Hopefully, some day, not TOO far into the future, I'll do a jog, a fast jog, a run, and a sprint. My heart beats in the 190s by the time I'm in my 19th minute, so I can't up it just yet. Will take some time. But it's nice to look forward to it. :)
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Mark, now you are just ticking me off. I get up to 1.45 miles today and so excited I am catching you and you go and get further in front of me. But be careful don't get too complacent, I am still on the hunt. And you are my goal. *LOL*
Hey Sunberry, I do the same as you. I just watch the distance as well as my speeds. Trust me I am slow, but Mark has given me something to work towards. My fastest speed is only 5.5 but still its good for me. I just figure Mark has a few years less than me, and a few pounds less, thats my excuse anyway.
You're doing great, Firesong! My fastest speed is 4.4 and my heart goes to the high 180s/low 190s. hahaha Keep up the great work! :)
Mark, I am hitting the gym in the morning and have you in my sites buddy.
Well, I finished my first complete challenge on Saturday and 2.68 miles was my best run, I suffered with a bit of a cold for my last couple of weeks and really struggled after about 15 mins but never quit!!
I began my 2nd 12 weeks today and will hit the gym in the morning to do my first cardio of it. I'm wondering if I should give the running a rest for a bit but am a bit worried about not working as hard on other cardio machines! I've seen fantastic results doing what i'm doing and started to get comments from people after week 9 and have has to buy new clothes!!
Keep chasing me firesong i'd love to see you catch me and i'd love to hit 3 miles in 20 minutes but will have to keep working to hit that!!
Mark, have you thought of increasing the incline? I do that as well when I want to change intensity. I started out just doing it the whole time but now I put it in a 2 for the majority of the time and then I boost it to a 4 when I am trying to hit that 10. It won't change your distance, but it definitely changes the intensity!
I have to admit I fell back quite a ways from catching you. I too got sick around week 6 and it has taken my lungs even longer to recover than expected. So my distance on the treadmill has suffered and I went to the elliptical for a break. But I still see you way up there, a little spec in the distance and I am still trying to catch you.
Congrats on finishing your first challenge. Can I ask why you arent taking an active rest between challenges? Just curious.
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