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Your Easy 5K Training Program

Joy's Step-by-Step Plan


Week

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

1

Rest

.5-mile walk

Cross-train 30 minutes (swim, bike, hike, elliptical, yoga)

1-mile walk

Rest

1.5-mile walk

1.5-mile walk

2

Rest

1.75-mile walk

Cross-train 30 minutes

1.5-mile walk

Rest

1.75-mile walk

1.75-mile walk

3

Rest

2-mile walk

Cross-train 30 minutes

2-mile walk

Rest

2.5-mile walk

2.5-mile walk

4

Rest

2-mile walk

Cross-train 30 minutes

2.5-mile walk

Rest

2.5-mile walk

2.75-mile walk

5

Rest

2-mile walk

Cross-train 30 minutes

2.5-mile walk

Rest

3-mile walk

3-mile walk

6

Rest

2.75-mile walk

Cross-train 30 minutes

2.5-mile walk

Rest

Rest

5K DAY


Originally published in the October 1, 2010, issue of Family Circle magazine.

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