9 episodes

Follow technically obese journalist Alex Regan as he tries to complete the Couch to 5k, and lose 30lbs before he turns 30.
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Run Fatboy Ru‪n‬ Alex Regan

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Follow technically obese journalist Alex Regan as he tries to complete the Couch to 5k, and lose 30lbs before he turns 30.
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    The Final Countdown

    The Final Countdown

    After six months Alex finally completes the Couch to 5k, but with less than two months to go, he's a way off his goal of losing 30lbs before he turns 30.
    If you're completing the Couch to 5k and looking for some musical inspiration, the Run Fatboy Run playlists for weeks one to six of the programme are available on Spotify, and in the links below:
    Week one: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/009toUU3heA3t0pwlMj5V0Week two: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7IHeTmir7QmdPxdyj9TfxyWeek three: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7zJhEvFG50k6ag77wbMqMhWeek four: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3N2hw40r4JY8r3K7BGz9hdWeek five: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0zEuIPMuvwtYZHHWs50fNoWeek six: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0weD5bw1WKKMMBmaj7SUhDWeek seven: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/5UuPxsIOklM3Bx1Ojyicnn?si=503c8fd0f85a4a8cWeek eight: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/1aHv5EhW41mXt1Degr3gaC?si=ffd44e63c5494be7Week nine: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3oXSErRb9uJlJr4Hz1SOqL?si=9aa169f140b94c6e
    If you're venturing on the Couch to 5k and want to share your story, email runfatboyrun.podcast@gmail.com or Tweet Alex @regan_alex

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    • 21 min
    Keep On Running

    Keep On Running

    Alex is fully recovered from his injury, but a week off the Couch to 5k programme has taken its toll. After taking two months to run 20 consecutive minutes he's back at square one. And as lockdown continues, his resolve to lose weight is tested.
    Here's a link to the stretches guide I mentioned in the podcast:
    https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/how-to-stretch-after-a-run/
    If you're completing the Couch to 5k and looking for some musical inspiration, the Run Fatboy Run playlists for weeks one to six of the programme are available on Spotify, and in the links below:
    Week one: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/009toUU3heA3t0pwlMj5V0Week two: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7IHeTmir7QmdPxdyj9TfxyWeek three: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7zJhEvFG50k6ag77wbMqMhWeek four: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3N2hw40r4JY8r3K7BGz9hdWeek five: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0zEuIPMuvwtYZHHWs50fNoWeek six: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0weD5bw1WKKMMBmaj7SUhD
    If you're venturing on the Couch to 5k and want to share your story, email runfatboyrun.podcast@gmail.com or Tweet Alex @regan_alex

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    • 13 min
    Peddle Power

    Peddle Power

    After a running injury Alex is forced to find other means of exercising, and turns to his trusty bicycle. But after a week off the Couch to 5k, he struggles to get back to running.
    If you're completing the Couch to 5k and looking for some musical inspiration, the Run Fatboy Run playlists for weeks one to six of the programme are available on Spotify, and in the links below:
    Week one: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/009toUU3heA3t0pwlMj5V0Week two: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7IHeTmir7QmdPxdyj9TfxyWeek three: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7zJhEvFG50k6ag77wbMqMhWeek four: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3N2hw40r4JY8r3K7BGz9hdWeek five: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0zEuIPMuvwtYZHHWs50fNoWeek six: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0weD5bw1WKKMMBmaj7SUhD
    If you're venturing on the Couch to 5k and want to share your story, email runfatboyrun.podcast@gmail.com or Tweet Alex @regan_alex

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    • 12 min
    Tune In Next Week

    Tune In Next Week

    Tune in next week for episode five of Run Fatboy Run.
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    • 1 min
    Two Steps Forward Three Steps Back

    Two Steps Forward Three Steps Back

    Alex is getting to grips with the calorie counter and, slowly but surely, is shifting the weight to lose 30lbs before he turns 30. After his delayed success at completing week five of the Couch to 5k, he's buoyed going into week six. But a sudden injury threatens to stop him in his tracks.
    If you're completing the Couch to 5k and looking for some musical inspiration, the Run Fatboy Run playlists for weeks one to six of the programme are available on Spotify, and in the links below:
    Week one: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/009toUU3heA3t0pwlMj5V0Week two: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7IHeTmir7QmdPxdyj9TfxyWeek three: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7zJhEvFG50k6ag77wbMqMhWeek four: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3N2hw40r4JY8r3K7BGz9hdWeek five: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0zEuIPMuvwtYZHHWs50fNoWeek six: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0weD5bw1WKKMMBmaj7SUhD
    If you're venturing on the Couch to 5k and want to share your story, email runfatboyrun.podcast@gmail.com or Tweet Alex @regan_alex

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    • 16 min
    Calorie Counting

    Calorie Counting

    Alex finally completes week five of the Couch to 5k after eight weeks of failing to run 20 consecutive minutes. But now he needs to start tackling weight loss, and he sets himself the task of losing 30lbs before turning 30. But old habits die hard, and he decides to employ the use of a calorie counter app to track his food.
    If you're completing the Couch to 5k and looking for some musical inspiration, my playlists for weeks one to four of the programme are available on Spotify, and in the links below:
    Week one: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/009toUU3heA3t0pwlMj5V0Week two: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7IHeTmir7QmdPxdyj9TfxyWeek three: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/7zJhEvFG50k6ag77wbMqMhWeek four: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3N2hw40r4JY8r3K7BGz9hd
    If you're venturing on the Couch to 5k and want to share your story, email runfatboyrun.podcast@gmail.com

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    • 14 min

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