Is 2015 the year you’re going to learn (to love) to run? Stop feeling intimidated by the long line of treadmills at the gym! Hop on with one of these beginner-friendly workouts that each offer easy-to-follow instructions and an awesome sweat session. These five plans will help brand-new runners build stamina| strength| and confidence in just a few weeks.
No numbers necessary: Instead of getting caught up playing around with a ton of buttons and numbers| opt for this walk-run playlist that alternates your speed with every song. Take it on the treadmill or brave the cold with this easy-to-follow mix.
Interval powered: Blast belly fat| build up stamina| and bust boredom with this 30-minute interval run perfect for all the running newbies out there! The pace only slightly changes and never goes faster than 6.5 miles per hour. In short| you’ve got this.
Burn 300: Ease your body into a treadmill routine with this ultrabeginner calorie-blasting plan that blasts at least 300 calories. You’ll play around with intervals| but don’t worry about too many tough sprints that leave you out of breath.
Hike it up: This short treadmill hike is the perfect workout for someone who is new to a fitness routine but wants to get their heart rate up. You’ll continue to turn up the incline as your pace declines. While this is not a straightforward running workout| you will certainly feel the burn with this one!
Take off: This 45-minute plan gradually intensifies after an extended hill workout. A few challenging belly-fat-blasting intervals are sprinkled into the mix| but you’ll have plenty of time to catch your breath and recover. Don’t worry when the time comes to get running| you’ll take off feeling motivated and warmed up.
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