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NHS Couch to 5K

NHS Choices

Health, Fitness & Nutrition

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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 5 run 1

October 25th, 2012

Episode 9 of 13 episodes

There are three different workouts for this week. They are as follows: Run 1: brisk 5-minute warm-up walk, then 5 minutes running, 3 minutes walking, 5 minutes running, 3 minutes walking, 5 minutes running. Run 2: brisk 5-minute warm-up walk, then 8 minutes running, 5 minutes walking, 8 minutes running. Run 3: brisk 5-minute warm-up walk, then 20 minutes running, with no walking. 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 for advice and share tips on the forum at http://couchto5k.healthunlocked.com/

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