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Running Workouts with Interval Training

Training Programs for Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Runners


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The beginner program is NOT realistic, safe or recommended. Expecting someone who is brand new to running or even new to exercise to run for 12 minutes--about a mile--is inviting injury and setting them up for frustration and a sense of failure.

Check out Couch to 5K apps instead. They start with intervals of 60 seconds of jogging and 2 minutes of walking--at whatever pace is comfortable for the individual, not a pace dictated by the program. That is realistic, safe, and very effective for any one new to running. Those new to exercise should build up walking stamina first. Report
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Excellent article. Good need-to-know information. Report
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Love interval training! I've tried several methods. Really enjoying the ones which are cued to music and voice instructions in the music so I don't have to watch the clock but can focus on full out activity and then moving things down a notch or two.... Report
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My current approach to running intervals is on top of my rebounder. Report
Thanks for sharing. I walk but not able to run. Report

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