Oh Woe is the Treadmill

As I embarked on week six, day two of my couch to 5k training, I couldn’t really get in a groove. The schedule was pretty decent today: 5 minute warm up, 10 minute jog, 3 minute walk, 10 minute jog, 5 minute cool down. But from the time I started the first jog I just couldn’t run right. My calf was hurting on one leg, my knee was hurting on the other leg, and it was really really challenging to get through. So much so that as I finished and slowed down to my walking pace I decided that I would just walk the rest. Not worth getting hurt over it. Continue reading