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Newguy2019

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Hi All - new couch potato with a goal of a 5K this spring!

Question...the app has 3 runs per week.   How should I space that out?   I guess I was under the impression that I would be running every day.  

I started my first run yesterday and did the second today.  I then realized there is only 1 more for this week.  

Also, what should I be doing the days that im not running?

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You should take a rest day in between runs. The recommended schedule that I've seen is run one day (day 1),  walk the next (day 2), run on day 3, walk the next (day 4), and run the next day (day 5). On day 6 you can walk or rest. And on the seventh day you rest.

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