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...]

Cto5k Series: Updates and Week 2 Workouts

We are wrapping up week 1 in our Couch to 5k training series. Only 8 to go! How did it go? Easy? Hard? Ready to dive into week 2? Please use the comments to update us on your progress Sharing, celebrating and supporting others is what it's all about. Feel free to ask us questions or offer advice. … [Read more...]