Couch Potato to 5km Marathon Crash Course
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Couch Potato to 5km Marathon Crash Course

Everyone CAN run.Even a couch potato!
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481 students enrolled
Created by Kan Weng Honn
Last updated 5/2017
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 30 mins on-demand video
  • 12 Articles
  • 11 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • How to train using treadmill ,so that you could run on the road.
  • How to prepare yourself fully before your first marathon,so that you could finish it off.
  • The proper way of running posture,so that you could run with injury free.
  • How to stretch those tight muscle that caused by running,so that you could run with injury free.
  • Complete 5km,42km,21km marathon programme .
  • How does running bio-mechanic works, so that you could run more efficiently ,without wasting energy on improper running form.
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Requirements
  • No prerequisite knowledge in running or fitness required.
  • Comfortable clothes and shoes that are suitable for running activity .
Description

Couch to 5km Marathon Crash Course is for everyone with a desire to run. If you’re a reforming couch potato, it helps ease you into a healthier lifestyle. If you have Olympic aspirations, take a look at different ways to improve your training. This easy-to-understand guide is also for those who want to:

  1. Complete their first 5km,half marathon or full marathon
  2. Lose weight
  3. Decrease blood pressure
  4. Live longer
  5. Relieve stress
  6. Boost creativity
  7. Find a fun way to exercise
  8. Hitting your stride Speed training Reaching your peak
  9. The day of the race Marathon training
  10. Identifying and treating injuries 
  11. Cross-training and treadmill training Running

AND SO MUCH MORE!

Run around the block  around town,or the treadmill?. Tired of pavement? Run through the woods. Keep track of your personal progress in handy running logs in this course. Improve your health, feel good about yourself, and have fun! With several million runners on the road today, you’ll find a lot of company, encouragement, and friends benefiting from this healthy and fun activity.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who want to run their first successful 5km Marathon
  • Anyone who want to learn the fundamental of running
  • Anyone that want to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 27 Lectures Collapse All 27 Lectures 31:10
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The History Of Marathon
2 Lectures 02:40

In this lecture, you will be learning the origin of Marathon.You will definitely be amazed by the interesting facts about the history of marathon.

The Beginning of Marathon
01:40

The Fastest Marathon Runners In The World.

Well, if you have someone that can complete  full marathon in 4 hours time ,you could call him/her superman/women.What if i show you some of the dude inside here, that can finish a full marathon below 3 hours?

Those runners inside this video will do exactly that!

The Fastest Marathon Runner In the World
01:00
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The Fundamental Of Running
6 Lectures 16:18

In this lecture,you will be learning the proper running form.A good running form ,not only able to make you run more efficiently, but also able to reduce the rate of injury.

The Perfect Running Form
02:58

Running often is not good enough to make you a good runner.In fact,the more you run,the more risk of injury you will be getting if your muscles and joints are not strong enough to support your run.

In this lecture,i will be showing you some of the movement that you could do even at home,to make your run much more stronger and solid.

Couch to 5k Strength and Conditioning Programe
02:35

Whatever sports we do, we cannot escape from injury.Therefore, proper treatment at the early stage is very important to reduce the pain of that injury in the future.

Potential Running Injury and How To Reduce It
03:30

So often i heard my athletes complain to me that their IT band is very tight ,and how should they stretch it?IT band is actually mean to be tight .In this video, i will share with you some powerful tricks that you can use to stretch and release IT band tightness.

Best Stretches for IT Band
02:58

In this lecture, i will be sharing with you some of the critical knowledge that you must know when training your marathon on a treadmill ,so that you could fully utilize the benefits of treadmill training.

Training Marathon On A Treadmill
02:52

So,you have spent half of your life running on treadmill,and now you decided to have a change to run outdoor. 

In this lecture ,i will show you exactly what you can do and what you need to  take note during the outdoor transition, so that you could train outdoor immediately without any fear.

Treadmill to Outdoor Running
01:25
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Others Marathon Training Programme for Beginner
7 Lectures 10:45

In this lecture i will show you exactly the whole 6 week half marathon training schedule.

Schedule include:

1) Complete 6 weeks ,daily activity

2) Frequency of strength training

3) Complete instruction on how to use the programme

DOWNLOAD AND PRINTABLE FORMAT IS AVAILABLE AT THE "DOWNLOAD MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAMME" SESSION BELOW.

6 week half marathon training schedule
01:40

In this lecture i will show you  the Best Marathon Training Plan for Beginners.

Schedule include:

1) Complete 30 weeks ,daily activity

2) Frequency of strength training

3) Complete instruction on how to use the programme

DOWNLOAD AND PRINTABLE FORMAT IS AVAILABLE AT THE "DOWNLOAD MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAMME" SESSION BELOW.

Best Marathon Training Plan for Beginners
02:19

In this lecture i will show you  the From 0 to a Marathon in 22weeks training programme.

Schedule include:

1) Complete 22 weeks ,daily activity

2) Frequency of strength training

3) Complete instruction on how to use the programme

DOWNLOAD AND PRINTABLE FORMAT IS AVAILABLE AT THE "DOWNLOAD MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAMME" SESSION BELOW.

From 0 to a Marathon in 22 weeks
01:25

In this lecture i will show you  the 26 Weeks Complete Beginner Marathon Training Programme.

Programme include:

1) Complete 26 weeks ,daily activity

2) Frequency of strength training

3) Complete instruction on how to use the programme

DOWNLOAD AND PRINTABLE FORMAT IS AVAILABLE AT THE "DOWNLOAD MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAMME" SESSION BELOW.

26 Weeks Complete Beginner Marathon Training Schedule
01:26

In this lecture i will show you the COUCH Potato to Marathon in 18 Weeks Training Plan.

Plan include:

1) Complete 18 weeks ,daily activity

2) Frequency of strength training

3) Complete instruction on how to use the programme

DOWNLOAD AND PRINTABLE FORMAT IS AVAILABLE AT THE "DOWNLOAD MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAMME" SESSION BELOW.

Couch Potato to Marathon In 18 Weeks
01:59

In this lecture i will share with you How To Train A Half Marathon In 10 Weeks.

Schedule include:

1) Complete 10 weeks ,daily activity

2) Frequency of strength training

3) Complete instruction on how to use the programme

DOWNLOAD AND PRINTABLE FORMAT IS AVAILABLE AT THE "DOWNLOAD MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAMME" SESSION BELOW.

How to Train for a Half Marathon in 10 weeks
01:04

In this lecture i will show you Run Walk Marathon Training Programme. This programme is definitely great for newbies runner.

Schedule include:

1) Complete 30 weeks ,daily activity

2) Frequency of strength training

3) Complete instruction on how to use the programme

DOWNLOAD AND PRINTABLE FORMAT IS AVAILABLE AT THE "DOWNLOAD MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAMME" SESSION BELOW.

Run Walk Marathon Training Schedule
00:52
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Bonus Section.
4 Lectures 00:25

READ this checklist ,before packing for your race day!

Checklist for Race Day
00:02

A great race pace resources that you could use as a guide during your run.

Half Marathon Race Pace Chart
00:03

Im a big fans of pinterest! I have carefully selected and compiled a collection of yoga and stretching for runners. Do this stretching pre and post runs.

Collection Of Yoga And Stretching For Runners
00:08

Strength training is a must for any level of runners.As a proper weight training is able to reduce the risk of injury ,by strengthening muscle and joints.I have collected a handful of great exercises and would love to share with all of you :)

Collection of Lower Body Strengthening For Runners
00:11
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DOWNLOAD MARATHON TRAINING PROGRAMME
7 Lectures 00:46

I have included the 6 Week Half Marathon Training Schedule marathon training programme in excel form so that you could download and edit to suit your lifestyle.

Download and Print-6 Week Half Marathon Training Schedule
00:06

I have included the Best Marathon Training Plan for Beginners  in excel form, so that you could download and edit to suit your lifestyle.

Download and Print-Best Marathon Training Plan for Beginners
00:06

I have included the From 0 to a Marathon in 22 weeks marathon programme in excel form, so that you could download and edit to suit your lifestyle.

Download and Print-From 0 to a Marathon in 22 weeks
00:07

I have included the 26 Weeks Complete Beginner Marathon Training Schedule in excel form, so that you could download and edit to suit your lifestyle.  

Download and Print-26 Weeks Complete Beginner Marathon Training Schedule
00:06

I have included the Couch Potato to Marathon In 18 Weeks marathon programme in excel form, so that you could download and edit to suit your lifestyle.

Download and Print-Couch Potato to Marathon In 18 Weeks
00:06

I have included the How to Train for a Half Marathon in 10 weeks marathon programme in excel form, so that you could download and edit to suit your lifestyle.

Download and Print -How to Train for a Half Marathon in 10 weeks
00:07

I have included theRun Walk Marathon Training Schedule  in excel form, so that you could download and edit to suit your lifestyle.

Download and Print -Run Walk Marathon Training Schedule
00:05
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BONUS !
1 Lecture 00:16

This 21 days to six pack mind set programme is able to help you to stay focus and stick to any of your workout programme, until you achieve the result that you desire.It is a 36 pages workbook ,that require you to write and plan ,so that you could have a winner mind set ,that able to achieve any goal in fitness and life.

21 days to six pack mind set programme.
00:16
About the Instructor
Kan Weng Honn
4.0 Average rating
57 Reviews
2,513 Students
4 Courses
Malaysia Sea Games Sport and Performance Coach

Hey, Im Weng . I am a sport performance trainer and  have spent more than 6 years in transforming athletes life. Im also a psychology student .I help athletes to breakthrough their fear ,obstacle and help them to gain back their health and confidence ,and I truly want to do the same for you.

I have a dream.Pretty big one.My vision is to have zero obesity rate world wide.Lets together we make this dream possible,and make the world a better place to live.