Do you want to run but are not sure where to start? Luckily running is a sport that requires little more than a good pair of running shoes. If you are a walker that wants to become a runner or a couch-potato in need of some exercise here are a few great plans to turn you into a runner. Yes, YOU!
Walk to Run – courtesy of Prevention Magazine
Turn your walk into a run, tone your muscles and drop a size (or two) with the 8 week program.
Couch to 5K – courtesy of Cool Running
Known as the C25K in Internet chat rooms, this program will get you off the couch and running a 5K race in 8 weeks. Even if you don’t want to run a 5K, you will be able to do it by following this plan.
The Runner’s World 8-Week Beginning Runner’s Training Program – courtesy of Runner’s World Magazine
While you may feel that a runner’s magazine may cater towards a more elite running circle, the folks at Runner’s World smartly offer information and resources for those just starting out.
Walk Run Off the Pounds – courtesy of Women’s Health
One benefit of running is that it torches calories and is helpful for weight loss. This program is a smart and sane approach!
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Now go run!