Turn Your Walk into a Run
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Turn Your Walk into a Run

Take your exercise routine up a notch! Follow this simple plan to turn your 15-minute walk into a two-mile run within a month.

If you can walk a 15-minute mile for two miles, you can run. Do each two-mile run/walk below three times a week (any days you choose). Start and end every workout with a five-minute walk.

Week 1

Run 2 or 3 minutes, walk 1 minute. Repeat combo.

Week 2

Run 3 or 4 minutes, walk 1 minute. Repeat combo.

Week 3

Run 5 or 6 minutes, walk 1 minute. Repeat combo.

Week 4

Run 1 mile, walk 1 minute. Repeat combo.

Originally published in FITNESS magazine, September 2008.

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