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DogFit Online Couch to 5K Canicross Course
 DogFit Online Couch to 5K Canicross Course 

Canicross expert DogFit has launched a fantastic new course to help you get fit running with your dog. The specialised products and training provider has developed an online Couch to 5K canicross course, the first of its kind in the UK. Specially designed for beginners, the 8 week programme focusses on a fun and rewarding way for you and your dog to get fit.

For many of us, it’s hard to get motivated to put on a pair of trainers and hit the trails on our own. But with this unique course from DogFit, your dog is your very own personal trainer, and together you will be guided on how to reach the goal of running for a minimum of 30 minutes in just 8 weeks.

DogFit’s latest course will take you and your dog through a fun and structured programme intended to get you off your couch at home to jogging or running 5k. Set over just 8 weeks, the course will ease you and your dog in gradually and provide you with everything you need to get started and then progress through each week. As well as your weekly running schedule, you will receive expert guidance on how to use the canicross equipment properly and advice on working effectively with your dog, so you get the best possible results. Plus, once you complete the course you will receive your very own medal to celebrate your success

Each week, DogFit will supply you with extensive and structured course material, including canicross and running tips, to assist you with reaching the goal of jogging for 30 continuous minutes or 5k at the end of the 8 week journey. 

This programme is a self-paced course that you do with your dog. So, you will have your faithful companion supporting you along the way. And, as well as it being a fun and structured way to get fitter together without the pressure to keep up with other people, this course is a wonderful opportunity to increase the bond you have with your dog.

DogFit are the one and only canicross company who offer this courseand, at just £22, you can get access to the full plan, including a medal once you’ve completed the course.

Ginetta George, co-founder of DogFit, said: " Weight-loss and general fitnessis on many peoples list of New Year resolutions but it’s not always easy to fit in a trip to the gym with other day-to-day commitments, such as walking the dog! Many people also struggle to get motivated to exercise in the first place. So, with our new Couch to 5K canicross course, you can kill two birds with one stone whilst also building a special bond with your dog. Not only that, the two of you will be working towards a shared goal and enjoying an activity that you can continue beyond the course. This course is designed specially to encourage owners and their dogs to enjoy a way to get fitter together for the long term!“

DogFit understands the importance of exercise, both for owners and their dogs, and is keen to promote canicross, the sport of off-road running with your dog, as a fun, social and effective way to get and stay fit.

As well as offering the only online Couch to 5k canicross course, DogFit have a network of canicross trainers in the UK who run classes for all levels of ability. DogFit also provide all the specialist equipment and guidance you will need to take part in canicross.

With DogFit’s new online Couch to 5k canicross course, you can gain the drive and motivation to get you and your dog into shape this year.

To find out more and to book on to the course, visit

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