Follow Josh Clark’s famous ‘Couch to 5k’ running plan. There is a plan for each day and after every interval the phone will vibrate and beep to let you know if you have to start or stop running. The application can run entirely in the background so playing music during the exercise will not be a problem.
‘Running helps manage my blood pressure’ :
Andrew took up running after a routine medical check-up revealed he had high blood pressure.
Couch to 5K: tips for new runners :
Expert advice to get you started on the Couch to 5K running plan, including what to wear, warming up and nutrition.
‘My family’s deaths were a wake-up call’
Helen Cleary took up running after losing her father and brother to heart disease.
Mother and son bond over love for running
C25K graduate Julia tells how a shared passion for running brought her closer to her son.
‘I took up running after losing a friend’ :
Father-of-two Aftab says he discovered running after losing a close friend through a heart attack.
‘I struggled to get out of the bath before C25K’
Loraine tells how she dropped three dress sizes after starting the Couch to 5K running plan.
Get running with Couch to 5K
Our C25K plan is designed to get just about anyone off the couch and running 5km in nine weeks.
How to run correctly
10 tips to improve your running technique to help you run faster, over longer distances and avoid injury.