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
Lisa (SING4YOU57) has been a SparkPeople member since 2007. She has lost almost 200 pounds over the past 3 years through a healthy diet and regular exercise. Lisa went from running for 30 seconds at a time to completing her first triathlon in 2009.
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If you're looking for another good reason to try running, look to your dog. Running together can be a great way to make sure your beloved family dog gets or stays in shape right along with you. Many dogs are happy to run alongside their owners fo... Read more
There are a lot of different ways to measure your progress toward your goals. If you're trying to manage your weight, you could track your weigh-ins or judge how well your clothes fit. If you're trying to improve your fitness level, you might... Read more
We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life.
But if you’re lo... Read more
This is a really stupid question, but now that I have signed up for my first 5K, I'm doing the walk/jog plan here in SP. I did day 1 of week 1, but when I enter that I did it, it's asking me how many miles I've done. Um, I have NO clue. I just got up... Read more
I have been walking with Leslie Sansone 1 to 2 miles at a time. Yet when I enter the walking the mileage does not add up. Can anyone help with this? I have entered the mileage and it does not appear on the tracker.... Read more
In a few minutes I'm going to put in a Leslie Sansone DVD and walk at least one mile...will report back. Please join me if you have one of her DVD's lying around. I'm going to do it again, tomorrow, Friday and/or this weekend & report back. Yay!!!!... Read more
524 My family challenged me to get in shape by training for a warrior dash last Christmas and I lost about 20 pounds getting ready using intermittent training (walk/jog) fueled mostly by fear that I couldn't do it and determination that he'd paid the... Read more
NordicTrack A2750 PRO Treadmill Thatís what I want!!! The reviews:1.RUNNER'S WORLD MAGAZINE NAMES THE NORDICTRACK A2750 PRO "BIGGEST BANG FOR THE BUCK" 2.TREADMILL ADVISER - - RECOMMENDED3.TREADMILL RATINGS REVIEWS - is a good value.4.WHICHLCONTREADM... Read more
I love running so it's more like I am rewarding myself with a treat when I fit in my runs. On days I work I wake up at 4 am and run 3 miles on the treadmill and on days I have off I take my long runs outside anywhere from 5-10 miles. It also helps mo... Read more
Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone... Read more
A few years ago you could pick up almost any running or fitness magazine and read about the benefits of consuming caffeine prior to running or exercising. Runners, just like many of you, like to take a swig of their favorite caffeinated beverage befo... Read more
Three years ago, I started running, but didn't really consider myself a "runner." I ran casually, just once or twice a week and didn't have any lofty goals like completing a marathon. I wasn't even thinking about doing a 5K&mdas... Read more
Everyone is on break, so I'm going to take my break now too and post to my blog. I was told that lunch and break time is ok for the use of this site. :)
First, I owe you an update about my 10k. The morning started out with a thunderstorm an... Read more
We'll today I went with my sister on a Volkswalk in Canby. It started at Swan Island Dahlia's. The flowers are in full bloom and really set the tone for the walk, we then walked through some very nice neighborhoods, proceeded through Eco Park, then... Read more
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