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How many times have you found yourself thinking: "I know what, I really quite fancy doing some sprint intervals tonight"?

If you're anything like me, I suspect the answer is quite possibly almost a resounding "NEVER!!"

Strangely, however, despite Monday evenings usually being set aside for my weekly long run, intervals are what I found myself doing and, shock horror, despite the number of times I have expressed my dislike for such an activity, I actually quite enjoyed them.

I selected the Couch to 5k Week 1 workout on my watch and off I went; jogging the walking bits and sprinting the running bits and, lo and behold, I set a new 5k PB of 28:04 in the process.

I'm almost certainly going to suffer for this tomorrow, but it was worth it.

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