Your Couch-to-5K Training Plan
Starting—and sticking with—an exercise habit is no easy task. Yet setting a doable goal is one of the most effective ways to bid farewell to your couch and get the activity your body needs.
Need a little motivation to move? Consider signing up for a 5K (a 3.1-mile race). It’s a manageable distance to tackle, and training doesn’t take much time, says Chris Heuisler, Westin Hotel’s national running concierge and running coach in Belmont, Massachusetts. Plus, you’ll have an easy time finding a 5K near your home.
Jump right into this beginner’s eight-week training plan designed by Heuisler, including weekly focus tips and strategies to ensure your success. Who knows? This 5K could be the fitness wake-up call your body has been waiting for.
... then check out our 5 keys to success on the next few slides.