■ The OFFICIAL C25K® (Couch to 5K) program with millions of success stories!
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"C25K is easy to use, as you would hope for a beginner app." - New York Times
"Daily programs that alternate between short bursts of walking and running until you're ready to go the distance." - Forbes
"One of the highest-rated health and fitness apps... A modest, realistic workout schedule." - Men's Fitness
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≈ Real-Life Inspirational Transformations ≈
◎ Over 175,000 Likes and 1500 Success Photos at facebook.com/c25kfree
◎ Our community inspires one another (and inspires us!) everyday. Hear their amazing stories.
"In this last year I have lost 97 lbs, gotten off insulin and 9 other medications, completed the C25K running app and started the 10k app. Life is a blessing." - Diana
“I went from a size 16 to a size 7. I tell anyone I can about the app. because it was nothing short of a life changer.” - Amber
"I'm now down 50 pounds from when I began C25K in August. I've gone through the program 3 times increasing my speed by a half MPH each time." - Claire
C25K® is the easiest program to get beginners from couch potatoes to 5K distance runners in 8 weeks.
The proven C25K program was designed for inexperienced runners who are just beginning. The plan's structure prevents new runners from giving up and challenges them to continue moving forward. C25K works because it starts with a mix of running and walking, gradually building up strength and stamina.
≈ Less is More ≈
◎ Easy to learn. Just press start!
◎ Ideal for first-time runners
◎ 30 minutes a day, 3 days a week, 8 weeks total. Millions have finished their first 5K. You will too!
≈ Features ≈
◉ Convenient audio coach and alerts
◉ Map your run at the end of your workout!
◉ Free Podcast Bits offers personalized playlists of podcast clips
◉ Light and dark modes
◉ Health app integration
◉ Free iPad integration for indoor treadmills
◉ Listen to your own favorite music and playlists while you train
◉ Integrated with Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
◉ Access to our forums with thousands of veterans and newcomers starting the app. Join the community and meet other runners!
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Subscription pricing and terms:
The subscription will automatically renew unless turned off in your iTunes Account Settings at least 24 hours before current period ends. You can go to your iTunes Account settings to manage your subscription and turn off auto-renew. Your iTunes Account will be charged when the purchase is confirmed. If you subscribe before your free trial ends, the rest of your free trial period will be forfeited as soon as your purchase is confirmed.
This app and any information given by it or by Zen Labs LLC are for educational purposes only. You should always consult your healthcare provider before beginning any fitness program.
C25K® is a registered trademark of Zen Labs LLC
◎ Minor bug fixes and optimization
◎ MyFitnessPal bug fixes
◎ Added slide to delete function for Achievements
≈ NEW Podcast Bits! ≈
◎ New, free Podcast Bits! - nourish your mind while you run by listening to personalized playlists of podcast clips. Access it under music in the app!
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Ratings and Reviews
Voice commands could be louder
I’ve returned to this app after a long break and it’s excellent for getting a slug like me moving. The incremental build up of endurance is excellent and it doesn’t shout commands at you all the time. That, in fact, is it’s only drawback. I listen to comedy podcasts via a podcast app and have this on in the background, yet I sometimes can’t hear the prompts clearly enough. I never used to have this problem, so either I’ve changed or the app has. I would still highly recommend it, however
Pretty great but can’t hear the commands well
I like this app most out of a few I’ve tried because it’s simple and straightforward. My only problem is I sometimes don’t hear the beeps and the start/stop running notifications if I’m listening to a podcast or something while running. I’ve noticed when I have the app open (ie my phone is in my hand and I’m in the app) then the commands are at the same volume as whatever else I’m listening to and I can hear them without a problem, but if I have my phone locked and in my pocket while running they’re much fainter and I often miss them so end up just guessing when to start/stop running or I have to stop and check which is a bit inconvenient. Would be great if the commands played at the same volume as music/podcasts! I wouldn’t mind missing a few seconds of whatever I’m listening to for the commands to be heard.
Stick with the free version
Don’t bother upgrading to the paid app if you just want to access to the music. You can’t shuffle the playlists. You can only skip songs 6 times per an hour, so if you are using the same playlist each run, you’re stuck with listening to pretty much the same thing each time (i.e. You can start at Song #1 or Song #7).
Also, if you’re wanting music to help with your running cadence, the playlists all have the same listed BPM as 130 (even if the playlist is called “Workout 170” has a listed BPM of 130) which is way too low for safe running. The BPM of the playlists I’ve listened to are also all over the shop, actually making it harder to have a consistent cadence.
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