Tar­get a 10K to build car­dio and mus­cu­lar en­durance… in your lunch hour

Men's Fitness - - Cardio Feats -

s Christo­pher McDougall’s best-seller Born To Run ex­plains, man was made to move. And a 10K race is the per­fect place to start. Train­ing runs won’t over-stress your body, you’ll chal­lenge your aer­o­bic sys­tem and mus­cu­lar en­durance to keep go­ing and the dis­tance is just short enough for a sprint


fin­ish. Check out runbri­ to find a 10K race near you or race against the clock. The world record is 26min 44sec, but be­gin­ners should tar­get un­der an hour, semi-reg­u­lar run­ners aim to beat 50min and for vet­eran pave­ment-pounders, a sub-40min 10K is the bench­mark. Here’s how to cut down your run­ning time.

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