I started the couch - 5k today

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  1. killerZees

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    Anyone try this? Is this a good way to start to get back into shape?
     
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    Natezilla Ain't nothin' but a peanut.

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    If I knew what a couch 5k was. :dunno:
     
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    sitting on the couch eating 5,000 calories a day is a good way to bulk. :o
     
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    siyunds like HIIT for pussies
     
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    That was my routine for years! :bigthumb:
     
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    No, it sounds like a 5-k training program for beginners. Probably will not burn tons of fat, but you will be able to finish a 5-k by the end. Try Hal Higdon's plan as well at http://www.halhigdon.com/5K%20Training/5-Knovice.htm
     
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    isn't the best way to burn fat through low-impact cardio?
     
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    read the noob thread

    :mamoru: I feel so eleet now
     
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    you can burn fat that way.. but it's not really the best. and it gets boring
     
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    Sorry to bump an old thread, but did you like that plan? It's ok at the beginning, then you're running 3/4 mile and the next day they're like "run 2 miles"

    :ugh:
     
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    i didn't read this article, but this is pretty much how i started running last year.
     
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    you can run or do whatever you like but you're not going to lose shit unless you're in a deficit.
     
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