I think the program is a nice guideline to follow, especially when you are new to running. It helps you gradually build up your endurance and cardiovascular fitness. However, I think you can modify the plan to fit your needs/energy levels, as long as you don't push yourself too hard.
current weight: 0.6 over
Fitness Minutes: (5,664) Posts: 99 3/10/12 9:44 P
did my second dist. workout tonight 3min/walk, 3min./run for 39min. 5k, now does it matter that I do 3/3 splits, I'll do 2/3 splits Monday night. And next wk. I plan to do 2/4 splits. I've been adding Hill workouts in. once/wk. and hope to do some speed work 1day/wk.
I can do all things through Christ Jesus who strengthens me! With his help I discipline my body and bring it into subjection, that while I run the race of life I run in such a way to win the Imperishable Prize.
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved. No portion of this website can be used without the permission of SparkPeople or its authorized affiliates.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.