Running your first 5k may seem daunting. Training gradually for eight weeks before your first 5k will make the race seem much more manageable.
Step One: Realize that a 5k is only 3.1 miles. Most runners will finish a 5k in anywhere from 25 to 40 minutes.
Step Two: Increase your speed and distance gradually. Many people … Read More >
Journals are a great tool for success! Keep a log of your daily training. Make sure to note the following: time, distance, heart rate, terrain, time or day, walk breaks, and how you felt on a scale of 1 to 10.
Set small goals that you will be able to achieve weekly and monthly. Try to … Read More >
1. MapMyRun: Free, Available for iPhone and Android
Record activities, including pace, distance, and location
Create long-term graphs of workouts
Share with friends
Store nutrition data
Find maps and routes
Bottom line: This is the all-in-one fitness app. Track your runs and record your progress. Add motivation by sharing with friends!
2. MyFitnessPal Calorie Counter: Free, Available for iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and … Read More >