Getting ready to run your first 5k? It can be very overwhelming, but with a little bit of prep and research you can make things go much smoother on race day. Check out my first 5k race tips, and read about my own experience when I ran my first 5k race.
In a bit of a hurry but you still want to get a strength training workout done? Try out this quick strength workout and you’ll be done in no time! You need very little room and you don’t need any equipment, making this an easy way to just jump into a strength workout anytime of the day.
Now that I have several 5ks, 10ks, and 5-milers under my belt, I thought I could offer some advice to other beginner runners, I can offer a few tips for a Beginners 5k Training Plan and a handful of various 5k Training Plans, if you are ready to give running a shot!
Beginners 5k Training Plan
I tried to convince my sister to do it with me, but it never happened. I tried to do it on my own and I think I got up to being able to do about 20 minutes straight on the treadmill but then I kind of stopped. Then my husband and I tried again, and failed. There are so many excuses but it just comes down to laziness.
Finally, I just had to get tough with myself and develop the discipline needed to make running a habit. Running is something that I try to do three to four times a week now. If you really want to do it, you will find a way!
My sister and I were talking about workout ideas and she wanted an easy way to change up your workouts. I thought this was a fantastic idea to make working out a bit of a surprise, and a lot more fun. I decided I would go ahead and make a list of 30 workout ideas that we can pick from and add to our workout calendar. I put them all in a little jar and this will make an entire month of different workout ideas. (if you workout everyday)
Now-a-days everyone is trying to get back into a healthy diet and lifestyle. For some people, this means cutting out meat. If you are considering a vegan lifestyle here are a few pros and cons to consider before you take the plunge.