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
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
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
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
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
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
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
In just over 10 weeks, there´s a big marathon in my city, and I want to participate in either the half marathon or 10K. I´m thinking about the half marathon, but I´m not sure I´ll have enough time to train. At this point, i run about once a week and... Read more
I found this on PubMed. gov.
I was curious as to the who and why. I try to not blindly believe everything "THEY" say and I should have looked this up before now. I edited to keep in just the important stuff.
How many steps/day are enough? For... Read more
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
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
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
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 ournal_... Read more
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