C25K Challenge

previous topic · next topic
leeann.bucha...

Joined: Nov 12
Posts: 3

      quote  
Posted: 30 Jan 2013, 07:24
Is anyone doing the Couch to 5K challenge? How's it going?
shmiller

Joined: Mar 10
Posts: 504

      quote  
Posted: 30 Jan 2013, 07:53
I did it three years ago. It's a great program. In fact, I would say it contributed to what I now call my running addiction. It's a great way to start slowly (and therefore avoid injury) and build continuously on successes. At the end, I not only finished the race, I won my age group! That was huge for me.

After the C25K try any of the beginner running programs available on Runners World (you pick your deadline 8 weeks, 12, 16, whatever and choose your goal: 10k, half-marathon, triathalon). They're also reasonable and suited to newbies. This next step helped me through the half of the Pittsburgh Marathon last May.
"The grass ain't greener, the wine ain't sweeter, either side of the hill" The Grateful Dead



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

Question
Thank you so much!!
by gaudimj on 01 Oct 14 07:38 AM
Nutrimost Resonant Frequency
Thanks, MummyDee! I appreciate your input--and as many times as I've been around this world of "dieting", I should know better. But, ya know, they really sell that thing as though (in fact ...
by Boudreaux on 30 Sep 14 10:26 PM
lost more weight
Nice Job Cmgordonor. And best of luck keeping it off.
by Glaun on 30 Sep 14 10:15 PM
Need Input!
Try homemade coconut oil chocolate. I know, it is still coconut oil, but it does taste more like chocolate. I could not find the recipe I published before but there are plenty if you google. I pasted ...
by Ingria on 30 Sep 14 10:14 PM
south beach diet vs. atkins
I was on Atkins 10 years ago and lost over 100 lbs in 18 months, went back to my old eating habits and here 9 years later I am starting over, back at my starting weight of 305 when I was 40. I am doing ...
by debrafrederick on 30 Sep 14 08:12 PM