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5k To Couch Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for 5k To Couch.

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Spark Your Way to a 5K

Running or walking a 5K (3.1-mile) race is a fun and realistic goal for exercisers of all fitness levels. If you're ready to train for your first 5K, but not sure where to start, don't worry! SparkPeople's certified trainers have created...  Read more

10 Signs You're Watching Too Much Television

Many people claim that they don't have time to work out or cook healthy meals, yet they do find the time to park themselves in front of the TV. In fact, the average American watches 31.5 hours of TV per week, according to a 2010 Nielsen report. T...  Read more

''Running Helped Me Lose Almost 100 Pounds!'' *

Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon. ...  Read more

8 Lessons from My First 5K Race

I never considered myself a runner. I ran maybe once a week for 30 or 40 minutes, and then I wouldn’t feel like doing it again for a few days. Needless to say, I never really “get better” at running—I pretty much stayed the sa...  Read more

5 Fitness Feats that are Worth the Training

We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life. But if you’re lo...  Read more

Will be doing my first 5K today as part of the Hog
Updated 2/7/2016 1:11:26 AM

Will be doing my first 5K today as part of the Hogwarts Running Club!! Woohoo!...  Read more

Finished 2 day 5K run workout. Also completed my 3
Updated 2/5/2016 9:23:17 PM

Finished 2 day 5K run workout. Also completed my 30 minute Cardio for JumpStart workout at the Mall heart walk track. Stretched and could actually grab my foot easily for thigh stretch. Woohoo!...  Read more

I'm on it. Day 1 week 5 couch to 5k
Updated 2/5/2016 8:15:39 PM

I'm on it. Day 1 week 5 couch to 5k...  Read more

Planning on running a 5k in September
Updated 2/7/2016 3:23:21 PM

Running a 5k is on my bucket list. I have started a couch to 5k routine from an app on my phone. I like it, but I'm on day 2 and I can't even run the 1 min 30 sec intervals after 3 intervals of that. Anyone else struggle with this when they started r...  Read more

The whole family is doing the Couch to 5 K. I have
Updated 2/4/2016 7:56:28 PM

The whole family is doing the Couch to 5 K. I haven't jogged in 25 years. If I walk at 3.1 mph how much should I increase the speed for the jog? I tried day one today and my shins were killing me? Any info would be appreciated. Thanks...  Read more

Couch to 5k

I wanted to run a 5K as part of my goals that I set for myself, but I have not ran in over 5 years :( I found a program to follow called Couch to 5K. It is awesome! You simply follow the suggested workouts 3 days week (they only take about 20-30 min...  Read more

Setting small goals keeps you positive

Exercise is a huge positive influence in my life. I hike and ride my bicycle. I do a little bit of yoga. This summer, I started training for distance running and it has been amazing. I followed the couch to 5k running program and now I am on week t...  Read more

Couch to 5K Group

New to running? So are we! If you are interested in starting the Couch to 5K Running Program or you already have, this team is for you!!!...  Read more

Part 2: Think You're Too Big to Run? Think Again

Editor's note: Last year, just a few months into her weight-loss plan, SparkPeople member KARVY09 wrote a blog post called "Think You're Too Big to Run? Think Again," just a few months into her weight-loss plan. Since joining SparkPeople, she has tak...  Read more

6 Races So Fun, You'll Forget You're Exercising!

Perhaps you’ve considered training for a 5K, but the idea of running or walking a traditional race just isn’t motivating enough to get you off the couch and out the door.  These days, there are a wide variety of races to participate...  Read more