You can train for a 5K in just 6 weeks.
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You can! That's my motto when it comes to better health and fitness. Even my 95-year-old grandmother can do a 5K walk, but if you'd rather go a little faster, you'll just need to put in a little more time up front. Start with my six-week guide designed to help you get in shape to walk, jog or run a 5K!

First, Set Your Goal
  • If your goal is to walk a 5K, alternate 3 minutes of slower-paced walking with 1 minute of fast-paced walking. By the end of the training program, you will be able to complete a 5K walk in under 60 minutes.
  • If your goal is to jog a 5K, alternate 2 minutes of walking with 1 minute of jogging. By the end of the training program, you will be able to complete a 5K in under 45 minutes.
  • If your goal is to run a 5K, alternate a circuit of 2 minutes of walking followed by 2 minutes of jogging and then 1 minute of running. By the end of the training program you will be able to complete a 5K in under 30 minutes.
It's time to start training.