Beginner Treadmill Plan: Here's How to Build Up to a 5K in 8 WeeksGet the Full StoryIf you're one of those people who can't run a single mile without huffing and puffing, you're not alone. Even the strongest runners had to start somewhere! Sure, some people are just born with natural athleticism, but most have to build up their endurance from the ground up. Good news for you: we teamed up with an expert to create the perfect beginner treadmill plan that will help you work up to a 5K or just over three miles in eight weeks. Totally doable!
Ahead is a full breakdown by Michael Olzinski, MSc, Equinox run coach and Lululemon run coach, that includes three training sessions per week.
Get Ready to Run Your First 5K With This Plan