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June 5, 2012 12:47 PM
I just started the couch 2 5k program but I am wanting to do something else for cardio on my rest days. Any suggestions??
June 5, 2012 12:49 PM
Try a spin class. I used that and yoga to supplement my C25K program.
June 5, 2012 1:06 PM
I recommend throwing some yoga into the mix. It incorporates a lot of stretching, which will help you avoid injuries. I thought I didn't need to stretch, because I wasn't getting sore. Then I ended up with tendinitis due to an overly tight calf muscle.

My sister in law, a physical therapist and marathoner swears by doing yoga on rest days to help her perform better and avoid inury.
June 5, 2012 1:16 PM
Thanks! I will have to give that a try smile I do have some yoga dvd's I bought last year I guess it is time to dust them off lol laugh


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