Cto5k Series: This is IT! – The FitBloggin’11 5k Route Info and More!

This week's training schedule... Week 9 – 5/15/2011 Workout 1 Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 3 miles (or 30 minutes). Workout 2 Brisk five-minute warmup walk, then jog 3 miles (or 30 minutes). Workout 3 The FitBloggin'11 5k!!! That's right. You're last workout in the Couch to 5k training program is the actual FitBloggin'5k! Let me give you a bit of history... … [Read more...]

Cto5k Series: Week 4 – Tracking Distance

Week 4? Are we really a month into training? Is it just me or did that fly by! This week I want to talk about tracking distance. As your training progresses and you start to run further and further it gets harder and harder to measure mileage. At least I think so. I use two things to help me when I'm planning my runs. MapMyRun This is an AWESOME web site where you can create running routes … [Read more...]

Cto5k Series: Where are you Running?

As we embark on our third week of 5k training I'm curious.... WHERE are you running? I know when I started it was all about the treadmill. There was something comforting about seeing the minutes and mileage right there on display. However, once I took the leap to running outside I never looked back. Nothing beats hitting the pavement on a beautiful spring day. So if you haven't already, … [Read more...]