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Aurora4124 Rookie 1 posts since
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Apr 9, 2012 5:56 PM

Other workouts while doing c25k?

I've been doing walk at home workouts 4-5 days a week for 45-60 mins and slowing down to 3, 30 minute walk/jogs a week is going to make me crazy!  I don't want to ignore the advice of the plan though and work my leg muscles too much & not be able to keep up. Any ideas what I can do on the days in between?

  • FlipOverBuggie Amateur 26 posts since
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    1. Apr 10, 2012 3:47 PM (in response to Aurora4124)
    Other workouts while doing c25k?

    Hello!  I've been doing couch to 5K now for 7 weeks!  I just finished W7D2 today!  In between my runs, I have been doing pilates and mainly trying to do workouts that focus on everything but my legs!  I find that if I work out my legs on my off days, I get burnt out on my runs.  I would suggest doing anything that doesn't focus your legs!    Good luck!

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  • SingingPilgrim Expert 56 posts since
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    2. Apr 10, 2012 8:31 PM (in response to Aurora4124)
    Other workouts while doing c25k?

    I remember a lot of people did strength training, especially for their arms.

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