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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

4 Ways to Become an Exerciser for Life

If you're someone who was always picked last for teams in kickball or dreaded running around the school parking lot during gym class, your dislike for physical activity likely came at an early age. Maybe you never needed exercise as a way to main...  Read more

50 States, 50 Beautiful Races

Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country...  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

Fall off the Exercise Wagon?

Remember in your 20s when finding the time to squeeze in a walk or run in the evenings was a non-issue? Or in your 30s when you could pop out of bed at 6:00 a.m. and head to the gym for a full workout before work? Maybe you completed a couch-to-5K pr...  Read more

So I downloaded the Couch to 5k app but I'm having
Updated 8/16/2016 10:14:38 PM

So I downloaded the Couch to 5k app but I'm having difficulty. I work too many hours a day to exercise after work so I have to in the morning but can't leave the house due to kids. Is doing it running at home as effective?...  Read more

Anyone Else doing Couch to 5K?
Updated 8/16/2016 5:45:54 PM

I just started C25K and I love it!!! I just completed week 1 Day 3. Is anyone else doing it?...  Read more

On week 6 of couch 2 5k hoping to be able to start
Updated 8/15/2016 9:40:40 AM

On week 6 of couch 2 5k hoping to be able to start running races in October!...  Read more

Got my 5K in for my monthly goal. Even did it a li
Updated 8/13/2016 4:01:18 PM

Got my 5K in for my monthly goal. Even did it a little faster. Feeling good about it...  Read more

Just ran/walked a 5k and didn't die! Yay me! #5K BTW Propel electrolyte water tastes like dish water
Updated 8/12/2016 2:29:34 PM

Just ran/walked a 5k and didn't die! Yay me! #5K BTW Propel electrolyte water tastes like dish water. 😐...  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

Exercise Goals! (Running for me)

Setting and reaching CONCRETE goals is the most motivating for me in my fitness and weight loss journey. Since I have a concrete date to run my first 5k, and a concrete path to get there using couch to 5k programs, it has been a HUGE motivation boos...  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 SparkP...  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