Archive for February 2, 2011

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Below is the fifth weekly contribution to the

Whole New Dad Couch to 5K Series featured at

The next installment of the series will be posted each Wednesday throughout the program:

Welcome to week five of our Whole New Dad program. You are just over one month into your training program and should be feeling pretty darn good about yourself right now.

If you are still on track, you should have 12 workouts crossed off of your training plan tacked to the door on the magic refrigerator. That leaves just 20 more before you are ready to lace ‘em up and toe the starting line of your 5K in seven weeks. Congratulations, you are doing great!

Speaking of lacing ‘em up, it is about time for us to talk a little bit about running shoes.

One of the things that drew me to running as my exercise choice when I was looking for a way to get off the couch and get back in some semblance of shape was the fact that I could run pretty much anytime, anywhere.

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