With 2013 in full swing, you may now be ready to settle down and get stuck into those fitness resolutions you made.
Unfortunately, fitness is not everybody’s idea of fun, which means you will be looking for ways to inject a little adventure into your New Year promise. Thanks to Zombies, Run! 5k Training, it is possible to meet a realistic fitness target, stick to it, and have some fun at the same time.
A Couch to 5k Program With a Twist
Couch to 5k programs have become popular worldwide. As the title suggests, they help couch-loving individuals learn how to run 5k within a set period of time. As running is one of the best ways to lose weight, improve cardiac function, and tone, these programs are perfect for people who want a straightforward approach to getting themselves in shape. Zombies, Run! 5k Training takes this to the next level. If you are the type of person who has sat playing video games while imagining the exhilaration that comes with defeating baddies, this app will appeal to you on so many levels. As well as providing you with a well-structured program that will help you learn how to run 5k with little effort within an 8-week period, it will place you in the middle of your very own zombie adventure.
A Zombie Story Customized to Meet Your Tastes
For each day that you use Zombies, Run! 5k Training, you will be given detailed instructions on working out and pushing yourself towards your next running target. With 25 workouts in total, you will be given plenty of opportunities to build your confidence and fitness levels. At the same time, you will be submerged in a storyline that involves fleeing from zombies, as the pivotal character. This means you can take your video game and horror movie loving side outdoors, as you work through different missions that can only be completed by meeting the challenges posed by each fitness target. As the storyline of Zombies, Run! 5k Training has been written by novelist Naomi Alderman, it is thrilling enough to keep you gripped. The end result will be you seeing the story through to the end, while shedding those pounds and improving your health. To make things more interesting, you are permitted to choose your own soundtrack, which will be played around the story’s snippets.
Building Your Running Confidence
If you are feeling a little under confident about meeting the demands that running poses, don’t. The fitness element of this app has been designed by professionals, and is tailored towards those who have no experience. Each workout comes with clear instructions, which means completion of this app’s program will allow you to progress onto new challenges with the knowledge you have gained. If you are interested in pushing yourself a bit further after you have done with Zombies, Run! 5k Training, another app is available to take you to the next level.
Laura M is a frequent Android app user and running lover, as well as frequent writer for education research site Degree Jungle.com. As someone who is a fan of couch to 5k programs, she recommends Zombies, Run! 5k Training to all new runners.
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