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Training Plan 5k Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Training Plan 5k.

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

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

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

''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

How to Turn Your Walk into a Run

You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq...  Read more

I have already done my weight training workout tod
Updated 1/31/2016 11:01:08 AM

I have already done my weight training workout today Sunday but I still have my cardio workout to do and I am going to do that after I eat my breakfast I love having extra calories to eat...  Read more

does spark have a low carb diet plan?
Updated 2/1/2016 9:05:58 PM

Hi everyone, I have been using the diabetic plan on spark and I have lost currently 10 lbs. but my sugar levels are still too high. I consulted with my doctor and she feels that with the diet I am eating too many carbs (200-251 g per day they recomm...  Read more

Good Morning...Whats your Sunday Plan? Coffee is m
Updated 1/31/2016 9:31:30 AM

Good Morning...Whats your Sunday Plan? Coffee is my first thing and then breakfast...exercise...get my 101 oz of water in. Back to online classes. Then finish up with knocking out some tv recordings. Have a great Sunday everyone....  Read more

Got off the train tracks the past 2 days but I'm r
Updated 1/31/2016 6:55:03 PM

Got off the train tracks the past 2 days but I'm ready to get back in the game. Any tips on avoiding tempting foods?...  Read more

Any big plans for the week?
Updated 1/31/2016 8:11:01 AM

Any big plans for the week?...  Read more

Distance not time!

I'm training for my first 5k--my goal is reaching that distance every time I'm on the treadmill not completing it within a certain amount of time. I know that as my training progresses the time will start decreasing. BUT hitting that goal of completi...  Read more

1st Plateau Broken!

I hit my first plateau after the first 15 pounds. I reassessed my calorie intake and my exercise routine. I adjusted my calories down about 100 to 200 per day. I added resistance training, and upped the mileage per week that I was walking by a half o...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Run a 5K in 5 Weeks with SparkPeople's Virtual Race

Running or walking a 5K is a great fitness goal for people of all fitness levels. It's an achievable distance, yet gives you a real feeling of accomplishment! While it does take a few weeks of training to complete that 3.1-mile distance, signing...  Read more