Older females tend to have a higher rate of asthma as well as older people in general. Asthma can also be set off by allergens, and pollution. Asthma medications are hard to develop because no two people have the same level of asthma
We all know how to breathe. It's about as natural as.. well.. breathing air, but are you breathing correctly when running? Read the article to find out.
This is a great 5k training plan to get you ready to compete within in 2 months. If you have less than or more than 8 weeks to dedicate to running a 5k then feel free to print and modify our schedule to better fit your situation.
How many miles are in a 5K race?
In a 5K race there are 3.1 or 3 and one tenthr miles. 5k = 3.1 miles.
A quick overview
Your body needs a few weeks or months (depending on age and prior level of activity) to acclimate to running long distances. Be sure not to overdue it, stay hydrated, and don't let injuries creep up on you. No one want's to spend 2 months training and not be able to run due to an injury.
Rest: Take this day off, you can stretch or even walk a few laps at the park. Nothing strenuous.
Sprints: Do a few sets of 25, 50, or 100yard sprints. This type of training is often called Fartleks.
Miles: You can do more if you wish, just try not to do less.
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