Easy 5K - Run/Walk/Run Beginner and Advanced Training Plans with Jeff Galloway
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Get off the couch and get running with legendary Olympian Jeff Galloway!
Jeff Galloway's unique training method introduces the joy of running to people of all levels, from beginners training for their first 5K to seasoned runners shaving seconds off their time. Jeff's unique Run-Walk-Run training method uses the principles of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) to quickly, and safely improve your endurance. Studies have shown that 27 minutes of HIIT 3 times a week promotes the same cardio improvements as running continuously for 60 minutes, 5 times a week. Why beat up your body with inefficient training when you can get fit fast with the Galloway Method.
• Use Jeff Galloway's unique Run-Walk-Run training method.
• lolo's beat-sync technology perfectly matches the tempo of your music to your running pace.
• Perfect for couch potatoes or avid runners.
• Jeff's 7 week program to help you complete your first 5K race without injury or pain.
• An additional 7 week program to help experienced runners improve their 5K race time.
• Includes GPS tracking.
• Works outside or an a treadmill.
• Completely interactive. Change your workout at anytime and your coach Jeff Galloway — and your music — will respond!
• Sync your workouts to the Health app.
Bonus Content! Download 15 tracks of high-energy fitness music for FREE.
Jeff Galloway is truly a running legend. He ran with Steve Prefontaine, Bill Rodgers, Frank Shorter, and Amby Burfoot when the United States was a leading power in marathoning. He ran in over 130 marathons and continues to average about 7 marathons a year. Jeff is also a legendary running coach, with over 30 years of expertise safely progressing runners of all levels to the finish line with a smile on their faces. Jeff's running books have sold over a million copies, and he writes a monthly column in Runner's World. If you're looking for an expert coach, why not have one of the best in the world?
Easy 5K dynamically changes the beat of YOUR music to perfectly match your pace. Research shows that music distracts the brain during exercise and faster music causes people to accept and even prefer a greater degree of effort. This means you will work harder without trying (or without even feeling the difference), you will get better results from the increased effort, and most importantly, the time will fly by. You can also download 15 tracks of high-energy fitness music for FREE to really get your playlist pumping.
DESIGNED AROUND YOU
Whether you're a beginner or a seasoned runner, Easy 5K has the perfect program for you. Your pace and Run-Walk-Run ratio of each workout is customized to your ability, plus Easy 5K gives you complete control as you move through your workout. Turn the intensity down a bit when you're struggling or crank it up when you're ready for more, and Easy 5K adjusts your workout — and your music — on the fly.
Easy 5K includes GPS tracking* so you can see your pace and the distance covered during your workouts. GPS works best outside with a clear view of the sky. When you want to work indoors on a track or on a treadmill, use your beat-synced music to set your pace, and Easy 5K will track your results.
Works with Health
- Completed workouts sync to the Health app, including distance, calories burned and duration.
*Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.
What's New in Version 2.0.8
Bug fixes. Please leave a review if you love the app!
Help me Jeff Galloway, you're my only hope
I'm a massive Star Wars fan and when I saw how awesome the Star Wars rundisney events were, I knew I needed to start to train. I've been losing weight for a year & a half, taking the slow & steady approach, but I needed a Yoda to make my dreams of getting shiny Star Wars medals (and a healthier lifestyle) a reality. Enter Jeff Galloway. I started the app, and as a non runner who was struggling to combat the sedimentary lifestyle, immediately found that I could achieve more that I assumed by using his Run Walk Run method. Within 2 weeks I had shaved 45 seconds off of my mile split and lost 5 pounds, uber plus side... I wasn't dead or injured! Yippie!!! This app changed my perspective on what I could accomplish and by hearing Jeff Galloway's constant encouraging and guiding, you too will realize you really can do it. Now, with my new confidence, I'm training for the Princess 5k & 10k which will be before the Dark Side Marathon weekend and with all luck, I'll be able to complete both of those races and the half marathon as well! If you still need more Jeff (cause really who doesn't) check out his website and immensely helpful books. He also does personalized training, which might be my next step after attending his Runner School. This app has turned me into a Jeff Galloway fangirl! I have 0 regrets about that and neither will you when you start training with your Yoda & mine, the man, the myth, the rundisney legend, Jeff Galloway.
I can't believe it!!!!
I have always been one of those people who were jealous of runners. Being out of shape, over 40, and having not only bad feet, but also completely flat feet made me believe that I would never be able to run. My husband convinced me to download this app and I just finished running!!! I feel so good...and this is only the first day. I am actually looking forward to my next run. I think this slow beginner walk/run app is perfect. It's easy to use and I love Jeff Galloways encouraging, soothing voice...it keeps me focused and is so motivating. If you want to run...try this app!
I liked the setup of this app but had a very difficult time using and understanding its pacing. I wanted to train for an 11:30 paced 5k but had to choose either 11min or 12min race pace (no in-between options). Then for the first workout it wanted me to do my first 30min (easy?) run with a 9:20/mile pace on the run segment- waaaay fast for me - and a 20:00/mi pace on the walk! I tried to manually slow down the pace for the run segments but again the options for pacing were extremely limited. Unfortunately I won't be able to use this for my training after all and feel it was a waste of money.
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- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: May 06, 2016
- Version: 2.0.8
- Size: 55.4 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: lolo, LLC
- © LOLO, LLC
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.