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NHS Couch to 5K

NHS Choices

Health, Fitness & Nutrition

Couch to 5k is a running plan designed to get complete beginners from being a couch potato to running 5k (or 30 minutes) in nine weeks.

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Couch to 5K - Week 1

October 25th, 2012

For the runs in Week 1, you will begin with a brisk 5-minute warm-up walk, then you will alternate 60 seconds of running, with 90 seconds of walking, for a total of 20 minutes. For tips on what to wear, running technique and staying motivated visit NHS Choices Couch to 5k section at http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/c25k/Pages/couch-to-5k.aspx and ask...

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Couch to 5K - Week 2

October 25th, 2012

For the runs in Week 2, you will begin with a brisk 5-minute warm-up walk then you will alternate 90 seconds of running, with 2 minutes of walking, for a total of 20 minutes. For tips on what to wear, running technique and staying motivated visit NHS Choices Couch to 5k section at http://www.nhs.uk/Livewell/c25k/Pages/couch-to-5k.aspx and ask...

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Couch to 5K - Week 3

October 25th, 2012

For the runs in Week 3, you will begin with brisk 5-minute warm-up walk followed by 2 repetitions of the following; 90 seconds of running, 90 seconds of walking, 3 minutes of running, 3 minutes of walking. For tips on what to wear, running technique and staying motivated visit NHS Choices Couch to 5k section at...

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Couch to 5K - Week 4

October 25th, 2012

For the runs in Week 4, you will begin with a brisk 5-minute warm-up walk then 3 minutes of running, 90 seconds walking, 5 minutes running, 2 minutes walking, 3 minutes running, 90 seconds walking, 5 minutes running. For tips on what to wear, running technique and staying motivated visit NHS Choices Couch to 5k section at...