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11/18/14 6:10 A

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Cross-training is definitely the answer. When I first started C25K I took 'rest day' to mean 'lazy day' and I spent quite a lot of my time with very sore muscles.
Now, I always do some kind of other exercise on my non-running days, even if it's just going for a 15-minute walk, and my muscles always thank me for it.



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11/16/14 8:23 P

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I think the 'correct' answer is to cross train--strength or flexibility training or a low impact cardio. Personally, i tend to revert to a Sofa Spud...

~ Nancy

...trust the process...trust the process...trust the process...trust the process...


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11/16/14 8:06 P

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Hi there....maybe this is a silly question, but when you are following a program to train from "couch potato" to "run a 5k race" what do you do the other days? Just walking or resting or another kind of exercise?
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