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Assuming you are running 3 days a week and no more. Particularly at the beginning of the 5k programme. All at the beginning then 4 days to heal? Or day on day off in the week with a weekend off? What works best for you and is one way recommended over others? I've never managed to settle in to a routine properly and always end up mixing approaches (perhaps a reason for me starting the course many times but never finishing!)
In a world where there is an increasing awareness of fitness and the importance of workout in staying healthy, some people are naturally over the top. We have created terms like ‘gym rats’, those special breed of people who are always at the gym come rain, come shine. They are the gym mirrors, permanent fixtures at the gym, showing us their muscles and espousing the gospel of workout. However, very few fitness enthusiasts talk about the importance of rest. During workout, the human body needs to take some time off to rest and recover from the tears inflicted on the muscles by lifting w