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10k 2011 Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for 10k 2011.

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Spark Your Way to a 10K

Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for...  Read more

14 Tips for Starting and Sticking with a Workout Routine

For some of us out there, if we could just convince ourselves that there is enough time in the day to exercise, we could be on track to a great fitness program. For others, we get started but quickly lose momentum and give up. To help get started...  Read more

Top 10 Reasons to Strength Train

Lifting weights. Resistance training. Pumping iron. No matter what you call it, strength training is important for boosting the overall health and well-being of people of all ages and fitness levels. While strength training can seem a bit intimidatin...  Read more

Sleeping Better for a Healthier Heart

We all know how great a good night's rest feels. You wake up feeling refreshed, energized and ready to tackle your day. Unfortunately, this rested feeling is the exception and not the norm for many who live busy lives in the modern world, and it&...  Read more

8 Sneaky Habits That Sabotage Your Heart

We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body? We put together a list of...  Read more

Need Tips for preparing for 10k
Updated 8/18/2014 9:56:33 AM

Hi, historically I've never really been a good runner. I'm planning to run a 10k in November which gives me plenty of time to start training. My goal is to run the entire 10k, but I want to run it at a decent pace and maybe finish it even under an ho...  Read more

For those who walk 10k steps a day
Updated 8/8/2014 12:06:51 PM

Do you do any other exercise? Like you're supposed to do 60 minutes a day of cardio... do you just walk fast to get there, or do you include some other sort of exercise too? Did you make walking 10k steps your first goal then add other exercise?...  Read more

Run a 10k at age 75
Updated 6/10/2014 4:36:58 PM

My uncle is 75 and he is running in the Boulder Boulder 10k tomorrow. I'm turning 51 in a few days. I should be able to start my couch to 5k right?...  Read more

First 10K - done
Updated 5/9/2014 3:06:50 PM

When I was 17 I had a bad skiing accident that broke my Tibia and Fibula and shattered my left kneecap. I have been restricted for years with a weaker left leg than right. I didn't allow this to stop me in my 20s and 30s, I played squash, I ran long...  Read more

Can I run a 10K in a month?
Updated 3/28/2014 5:08:37 AM

I am considering signing up for a 10k that is at the end of April but I want to make sure I have enough time to prepare. I currently run 3-4 days per week, anywhere between 2.5-4.5 miles each time. I would say the average I run is about 3.3 miles, an...  Read more

Elizabeth Taylor RIP

When people say, "She has everything", I've got one answer - I haven't had tomorrow. ~ Elizabeth Taylor...  Read more

"Heavy" Episodes

I love to exercise while watching Episode "Heavy". Indeed, the motivational in losing weight and changing lifestyle....  Read more

10K Steps a Day

This group welcomes all mobility levels that have a personal goal of walking into health one step at a time with the help of a pedometer. This common goal makes us a united, supportive, active team....  Read more

Jen's Goals for the New Year

Happy New Year, everyone! Hopefully 2011 has gotten off to a great start, and you've been thinking about how to make this year even better than the last. I'm not a big fan of New Year's Resolutions. I think it's good to make positive changes in yo...  Read more

Are You Too Competitive With Yourself?

Last week, I was talking to my co-workers about the 10K race I ran on Thanksgiving. Until recently, I always enjoyed races--the crowds cheering, meeting new people along the course, feeling good about my accomplishments, etc. But all of a sudden, I'...  Read more

Sporting Life 10K 2011 Race Report

As promised I have a race report for ya's! On Sunday I participated in my first race of the year, the Sporting Life 10k right here in Toronto. I did this one last year (here's last years race report:www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_j
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