Leaving the sofa and training for a 5k can feel overwhelming but don’t worry this simple training plan will guide you one step at a time.
This 12-week training schedule is designed for beginners who have set themselves a challenge of running 5k.
You should do 3 runs a week and ideally try to give yourself a day off after each one. Strength training is extremely beneficial for all levels of runners. It enhances endurance and speed whilst helping preventing injury.
You should aim to complete a strength training workout once a week.