Couch to 5k

Steven Li

What is Couch to 5k?

Couch to 5k is an app that helps people who don't run start a plan to begin. Using 30 minutes a day, 3 days a week, this app will get you up and running from nothing to 5 kilometers in 9 weeks. This is made for people who

Why use an app?

You might be wondering, "Why do I need an app to run?" Many people who aren't used to running start doing so and they lose motivation and stop. This is because they start off too fast and running makes them feel tired and miserable. This app helps by gradually increasing the amount that you run throughout the 9 week period.
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This app creates a carefully laid out plan that increases in intensity throughout a nine week period. There is an "audio coach" that tells you when to start and stop running and gives you encouragement during your running session. It is also compatible with a phone's built in location tracker and it can track how far you've run and you can see your improvement. It is designed to be used three times a week, but you can use it as much or as little as you think you need. There is a simple and intuitive layout and it is overa

My thoughts

I think Couch to 5k is a great app and it is a great way to start a plan to run. It has a simple and intuitive layout that is easy to use. One of my favorite parts about this app is that you can run as much or as little as you want. I already run a little bit, so I used this app 5-6 times in a week. If I keep using Couch to 5k, I will be able to finish the program in about 5 weeks. If you want to start running, this is a great app to do so.
Check out the app here!

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