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4 New Year's Resolution Fitness Challenges You Should Try

For many people January 1st is more than the start of a new year, it's when they continue their annua traditions of making New Years resolutions. One of...

Be Ready to Run a 5K in 6-8 Weeks

  If you're not a seasoned runner but can jog at least a mile, participating in a 5K event is within your reach. I've put together a 5K tra...

5K Training Program for Non-Runners

I recently completed my first 5K with I took part in the 5K Pump & run at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, OH in March. I'm not much of a runner...

The Complete 5K Nutrition Plan

The 5K is an amazing event . . . some people hope to cross the finish line in one piece, while others train hardcore for the sub-20 minute mark (or even...

5 Keys and A Workout Plan for An Awesome 5K

Athletes in all sports and of any ability benefit from following a structured, tailored training program - and even if you are just a walk/jogger, you...

6 5K Tips for a Great Running Experience

A 5K race can be a great experience for both beginners and experienced runners who are trying to stay in shape for longer races. 5Ks also provide ...

Running Tips for True Beginners

Want to go from the couch to running a 5K? Stop looking online and follow the tips below. They can help you run a perfect first race. (See also 8...

4 Biggest 5K Training Mistakes

A 5K race provides an excellent opportunity for running newcomers to get their feet wet. However, because the distance isn't as daunting as other ra...

4 Elements of Building a 5K Training Plan

In my opinion, a 5K race is the perfect blend of speed and endurance. Many runners fall into the trap of feeling like the only way to improve their ...

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