Couch to 5K Training Guide

Training Plans, Tips & Advice for Beginning Runners

Our Couch to 5K running plan helps transition couch potatoes to 5K runners in just 9 weeks. The C25K beginner's running plan has enabled thousands of beginning runners to walk/run their way to their first 5K race.

Couch to 5K Running Articles

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Why You Should Utilize Fartlek Training

Too often runners who are base training fail to do any type of work to remind the body how to change gears and engage different muscle fiber.

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How Important Are Biomechanics to Runners

Biomechanics is the science and study of movement. Learn the four main areas runners can focus on improving without eliminating individual idiosyncras

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The best way to get new runners off the couch and across the finish line of their first 5K.

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Pete Rea
 

Pete Rea has been the head coach at ZAP Fitness, a Reebok-sponsored Team USA Training Center, since the facility's opening in 2002