These are free to download. I got mine from itunes. Robert Ullrey put these podcasts together to use when you are doing the C25K program. Takes all the guesswork/watch work out of it, and you are just free to follow the instructions. You even get encouragement, and the music is energizing but not distracting.
If you haven't felt comfortable about running, or are intrigued about C25K, try this! I couldn't have started without it.
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Exercise is a huge positive influence in my life. I hike and ride my bicycle. I do a little bit of yoga. This summer, I started training for distance running and it has been amazing. I followed the couch to 5k running program and now I am on week three of gateway to 8k. It is fun setting new goals to challenge yourself and when you meet them, talk about a self esteem boost. I plan on running a 5k race in october. I haven't run a race since high school, so I'm excited.
If you think you would like to start running, and never have tried, you should check out "Couch to 5k" on the internet. Another great tool is the Podrunner intervals and DJ beatsmith. You can download podcasts with music that goes with the couch to 5k plan. 224
I wanted to run a 5K as part of my goals that I set for myself, but I have not ran in over 5 years :( I found a program to follow called Couch to 5K. It is awesome! You simply follow the suggested workouts 3 days week (they only take about 20-30 min.) and in 9 weeks you should be able to complete a 5k. You can find the program at www.coolrunning.com
I like to listen to "This American Life" on NPR. I let myself listen to it when I'm exercising and no other time. When I listen to this podcast, or another one, I don't want to stop exercising until it's done so I get in a full hour workout. 30
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