Hyderabad: Hyderabad Runners, with it's aim and belief of 'running being the most preferred form of fitness activity', has been spearheading the 'Couch to 5k', training program across various locations in the twin cities for the last three years.
As the name suggests, the 'Couch to 5k' is a 2-month program conducted to help people get off the couch and walk/jog/run a distance of 5kms irrespective of their age, gender and fitness levels. The main idea is help kick-start a pattern where in people incorporate physical activity into their daily routine.
Under the mentorship of seasoned runners, the tri-weekly session is so structured that participants gradually reach a fitness level where they can run 5km with ease, while remaining injury free. The program incorporates elements of running and strength training and is conducted by experienced runners from the Hyderabad Runners group, on a completely voluntary basis. The training commenced on Monday January 8, at 20 locations. For more info please visit – www.hyderabadrunners.com