Couch to 5k

13 Feb 20
Couch 2 5k: Week 1: Start Walking

This week as part of BeneFIT Physical Therapy’s “Couch 2 5k” series we are going to talk about something basic, but very important nonetheless: WALKING. Hopefully you have been able to head over to a local running store to purchase new shoes if needed. If you are not sure if need new kicks take a […]

21 Feb 20
Couch 2 5k Week 2: Start the Long Walk

For Week 2 of BeneFIT Physical Therapy’s “Couch 2 5k” Series, Brian Ireland, PT, DPT, OCS, Cert MDT, CSCS, CKPT, FMSC, TPI , owner and physical therapist of BeneFIT PT in Chester and Bridgewater, NJ, wanted to share personally how he increases walk time frequencies. Take a sneak peek into Doctor of Physical Therapy Brian […]

29 Feb 20
Couch to 5k Week 3 : Leap Into Longer Walks

Happy Leap Year! Couch to 5k Week 3: Start the Long Walk  Leap Year 2020 gives us one extra day in February to get more things into our lives, to our benefit ! We hope you are two weeks into your program and you have been able to get off the couch and LEAP outside or […]

7 Mar 20
Couch to 5k Week 4: Add a Dash!

Couch to 5k Week 4: Add a Dash! Here we are at the 4th week of your program! Hopefully you have been able to get off the couch and outside or on the treadmill for your walks, you are walking for a longer duration at least once a week, and you have been able to […]

14 Mar 20
Couch to 5k Week 5 : Sprinkle In More Dashes

Week 5: Sprinkle In More Dashes! via GIPHY We have now sprinkled walking and dashes of jogging through week 5 of your program! Hopefully walking every day is becoming more of a habit, getting easier to accomplish, and is something that you are looking forward to doing.    Registering for your first 5k now can be […]