SAN DIEGO, Calif. — August 30, 2013 —ACTIVE Network’s award-winning, Couch-to-5K® App is ranked no. 2 on Google Play’s list of Top Paid Apps for Health and Fitness.
The Couch-to-5K® app training program has helped thousands of new runners move from the couch to the finish line in nine weeks. The program requires users to dedicate 30 minutes, three days a week for real life training.
The five virtual motivating coaches – Constance, Billie, Sergeant Block, Johnny Dead, and Pumpkin, provide audio cues to guide users through each workout. The app calculates distance and pace and maps user’s routes with integrated GPS support. Logging workouts is easy and any user can share his or her progress on Facebook to receive support from the largest running community on Active.com Trainer. The in-app music player allows users to listen to their favorite playlists and purchasing the app gives users access to exclusive discounts when registering for 5K’s in their area.
Couch-to-5K® won an Appy Award for Best Healthcare & Fitness App in 2012 and has received a 4-star rating.
The Couch-to-5K® app is available for $1.99 and can be downloaded here.