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Couch To 5k Resources

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

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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

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

Laying on the couch still have quite a few calorie
Updated 7/18/2016 9:25:58 PM

Laying on the couch still have quite a few calories left to eat and I don't wanna work out today but I know I should so I will ahhh...  Read more

First visit to the gym! Couch to 5k, here i come.
Updated 7/17/2016 1:03:38 AM

First visit to the gym! Couch to 5k, here i come. Did a mile on the treadmill and some free weights for upper body. Feeling proud!...  Read more

First week of couch to 5K complete!
Updated 7/18/2016 6:01:17 PM

First week of couch to 5K complete!...  Read more

Did a 5k this morning! Supporting the boys in blue
Updated 7/16/2016 4:02:34 PM

Did a 5k this morning! Supporting the boys in blue and their families!! Wonderful cause!! Had a great time!...  Read more

So next Saturday I'm walking a 5k Color Run..... W
Updated 7/17/2016 11:04:06 AM

So next Saturday I'm walking a 5k Color Run..... Walked about 4 miles yesterday and my feet were killing me..... Too late to buy new shoes ? #motivation...  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

Think You're Too Big to Run? Think Again

Editor's note: SparkPeople member KARVY09 wrote this blog post last year, just a few months into her weight-loss plan. Since joining SparkPeople, she has taken up running and dropped from 279 pounds to 212 pounds--and she's still going. She received...  Read more

Couch to 5k: Training Week 7 - Session 3

I completed my run this evening around 10:45pm. It was 80 degrees with a feel like temperature of 88 and 74% humidity...hot, sticky and energy zapping. I had waited late into the evening with the hope that the humidity would decrease but sadly...  Read more

Couch to 5k: Training Week 7 - Session 2

Back in the groove...Week 7 Workout 2. Another 25 minutes of non-stop running...sadly without my podcast or tunes. Clearly I was so overwhelmed by resuming my running program on Saturday that I left my iPod on and I didn't realize it was out of...  Read more