Couch-to-5K is broken because a real couch-level beginning runner can’t even do the first day. Here’s my suggestion to making Day 1 go smoothly for yourself as a new athlete.
Couch to 5K
I’m not sure if I’ve told y’all this story before, but I figured I’d let you know what my first few attempts at Couch to 5K were like. In short, they were painful. In detail, they were really painful.
What do you really need to start running? A couple of feet and a pair of shoes that don’t hurt them!
There are a lot of reasons that I love running and fitness. I love the way it makes me feel. I love the way it makes me look. I love the things I get to see. And I love the people I get to know. The thing I do not love, however, is the amount of negativity that some...
Overall, the app is fine, but it doesn’t cater to an intermediate runner–which is its target audience.
Week 2 of my 10K training was fantastic, and I found a great & local 5K to aim for! #awesomesauce
Week 1 of Active’s 5K-to-10K program was a bit tougher than I thought it would be, but it wasn’t really that bad.
I run; therefore, I am a runner. But when do I stop being a beginner?
Like a good geek, I turn to the Google Play store to teach me how to run.