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Couch to 5k is one of the most popular training plans for beginner runners – and for good reason! It’s a great way to start your running journey. In these guides we’ll share tips and advice for starting running using Couch to 5k, including our ever-popular Couch to 5k training plan.

What is the best Couch to 5k plan? All your C25K questions answered

You may have heard of the Couch to 5k plan if you’re new to running or looking to return to running after a long break. The Couch to 5k plan is one of the most popular running training plans for beginners, and since its inception in 1994, thousands of runners have gone on to run …

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Couch to 5k plan: A complete guide + 10 tips to run Couch to 5k

Taking up running is a huge step, and taking the first step is always the hardest. It takes courage, determination and a whole load of motivation to start running. If you don’t know where to start, then the Couch to 5k plan in this guide will tell you everything you need to know. Whether you’re …

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How to start running and enjoy it: 12 tips for beginners

Running is a great way to get fit, feel better within yourself, and make long-lasting friendships with fellow runners. Forming a new habit can sometimes feel daunting, if not overwhelming. How to start running? What gear do I need? How far should I be running? These may be some of the thoughts and questions that …

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When will Parkrun start again? 5 things you need to know

Parkrun was postponed in March 2020 following lockdown restrictions. More recently, plans were unveiled by the government to ease lockdown, leading many to ask: “When will Parkrun start again?” In the absence of Parkrun, many runners have embraced the #notparkrun movement and have gone for a run at 9am on a Saturday morning and posted …

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How to increase running stamina and endurance: 6 actionable tips

If you are looking to increase running stamina and endurance, then you’re not alone. Many runners look for ways to run for longer without stopping or getting out of breath. The golden rule to increase running stamina and endurance is consistency. This means making running a regular habit. But how do you actually increase running …

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Top 6 female running and fitness bloggers to follow in 2021

There are so many inspiring female running and fitness bloggers out there that I thought it was about time I wrote a post to share my love for them. The Guardian newspaper recently reported that women are behind the huge increase in running and cycling in 2020. This is fantastic news for all the women …

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