The Road To 5K: The End Of Week Two

And so I come to the end of week 2 and get my nifty new app skin to not even pay attention to other that when I press ‘Start Workout’ and bitch about why my Spotify isn’t working.  Spending two weeks jogging around my neighbourhood has made me realize that a lot of people use…

The Road To 5K: Day 3

And so I come to the end of my first week of training. In a mere 6 days, I’ve gone from a couch-loving, Netflix-watching Irish girl to a couch-loving, Netflix-watching Irish girl who can also jog a 3.5km without dying. Much. Dying much.  “I hate healthy living. There’s no alcohol and you have to jog.”…

The Road To 5K: Day 2

Previously on The Road To 5K: The Prelude and Day 1. Yesterday morning, I breathlessly completed Week 1: Workout 2 on the C25K app and, though I had figured it would be easier than Workout 1, I was wrong. It was not. It was much harder. My body was still sore from the first workout two…

The Road To 5K: Day 1

For ‘The Road To 5K: The Prelude’, click here!  So it’s the morning after the first training session the night before and….ouch! Had I written this post last night, I would have replaced ‘ouch’ with ‘OH GOD WHYYYYY?!’. But alas, I waited.  All that lying on the floor overheating, downing water and eating Chickpea Curry…

The Road To 5K: The Prelude

I’ve never run in my life. Not once. Not ever. I used to see kids running around on the playground when I worked in Korea and think, ‘I couldn’t run like that if a bear was chasing me’. And now that I live in Alberta and the chances of an actual bear chasing me is…