Easy 5K 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 on supported devices for FREE.
• Works outside or an a treadmill.
• Completely interactive. Change your workout at anytime and your coach Jeff Galloway — and your music — will respond!
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 FREE 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.
(GPS available on iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, and 5)
Easy 5K Supports Retina Display
Compatible with Nike+ and Bluetooth Audio
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What's New in Version 1.7.1
Fixed a completion display problem when skipping ahead during a run.
Also general performance enhancements for longer runs.
Nice in theory, not in practice
I really like what this app tries to do - I like that it has a beginner feature and an "improve my time" feature. However, the paces that are recommended based on my stats are simply absurd. I've run a few 5ks. My best race pace was 11:23 min/mile so I put 12:00 into the app as my last 5k pace, to be conservative. I'd like to get down to 10 min/mile so that is my target 5k pace in the app. So based in these settings, for my first workout, which is supposed to be an "easy 20 min jog to get you started," the default pace is 6.4 mph or 9:22 min/mile!!! Are they crazy? I don't know if the app is broken or the programmers are out of their minds. But how is that a realistic pace with the stats I entered? I ran 5 minutes at that pace and had to slow down to 5.2 mph for the rest of my run just to avoid walking. Really annoying. Unless they fix the pacing, I won't be using the app. What's the purpose? I could just write down a plan from a magazine and wing it on the paces if they are not going to provide proper coaching. Boo on this one. 👎
Best 5K App!
The guys at lolo got me running again with their BeatBurn apps and they helped me lose - and keep off - 35 pounds. I started trying other running apps to mix it up a bit and push myself but I always come back to lolo. It's just a different experience. No one else allows you to customize your workouts like this. All the Couch to 5K apps are exactly the same, no matter who your are or what you can do. And no one else matches your music to your pace. I can't put into words how much better it makes each workout. I can't thank them enough for the terrific apps they put out. They have changed my life and I will keep buying any thing else they release.
Love this app!
I've tried a few couch to 5k apps and always got frustrated and quit after a few weeks because it wasn't flexibility to my abilities. With this app I can change my walk-run ratio to what I'm comfortable with. I've made it through the whole program and will be running my first 5k in 2 weeks!
- Category: Health & Fitness
- Updated: Jan 16, 2014
- Version: 1.7.1
- Size: 33.5 MB
- Language: English
- Seller: lolo, LLC
- © 2011 lolo
Compatibility: Requires iOS 5.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.