NHS Couch to 5K

NHS Choices

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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.


Couch to 5K - Week 7

October 25th, 2012

Episode 3 of 13 episodes

For the runs in Week 7, you will begin with a brisk 5-minute warm-up walk then 25 minutes of running. From now on, the plan gets you used to running for solid blocks of time, without the distraction of walking intervals. 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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