Berkeley County School District and MUSC’s Boeing Center for Children’s Wellness partner together to create healthy environments for students. The mission of the Wellness Center is to, “...reduce childhood obesity in the state of South Carolina by creating healthier school environments through innovative wellness initiatives.”
In concert with our partnership with the Wellness Center focusing on students, the purpose of this page is to provide “wellness” resources to adults in the district. The resources and information below are some of the "favorites" used by BCSD employees.
5k Pace Comparison - Pace Calculator
How Does My 5k Pace Compare To Others?
The graph below represents race results for over 10,000 5k runners in the US in 2010. Use it to see how you compare.
Don't know your pace? Use the pace calculator to find out.
11:47 per mile is the average pace found in our sample data. The fastest pace per mile out of over 10,000 runners the was 4:49 per mile. The slowest of all the runners finished with a mile pace of 23:59.
Couch to 5K®
Get off the couch and get running with the OFFICIAL Couch to 5K® training app presented by Special K! This oft-imitated program has helped thousands of new runners move from the couch to the finish line. Spend just 20 to 30 minutes, three times a week, for nine weeks, and you’ll be ready to finish your first 5K (3.1-mile) race!
Get more information about the Couch to 5K app here: http://www.active.com/mobile/couch-to-5k-app
7 Minute Workout by Wahoo Fitness
The 7 Minute Workout app is the #1 fitness app in 127 countries. Become your own personal trainer to lose weight and get fit with fast, simple daily workouts.
Get more information about the app here: https://www.wahoofitness.com/fitness-apps/7-minute-workout
The Dukan Diet: 2 Steps to Lose the Weight, 2 Steps to Keep It Off ForeverDevised by Dr. Pierre Dukan, a French medical doctor who has spent his career helping people to lose weight, the Dukan Diet rejects counting calories and promises permanent weight loss while allowing adherents to eat as much as they like.
Originally published in 2000, the Dukan Diet swept across France, championed by people who successfully lost weight following its unique four phase regime. The Dukan Diet has helped millions in France, where it has been number one for more than ten years and adopted in twenty countries, including the United Kingdom, Poland, Korea and Brazil. All together, The Dukan Diethas sold more than 3 million copies worldwide.
Available in multiple formats on Amazon.com: The Dukan Diet.
The Wild DietCan you really lose 20 pounds in 40 days while enjoying real butter, juicy burgers, chicken parmesan, chocolate, and even cheesecake?
The answer might surprise you.
The Wild Diet proves that it’s possible to get in the best shape of your life while eating delicious foods like chicken parmesan, bacon cheeseburgers, and even chocolate pudding. If you want to know how to burn more fat by indulging in incredible meals and exercising less, it’s time to treat yourself to The Wild Diet.Available on Amazon.com.