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British 10k Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for British 10k.

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

The SparkDiet: Mediterranean Style!

Juicy tomatoes growing under the Tuscan sun, oranges that burst with life, the steamy warmth of fresh-baked breads—there are several mouth-watering reasons to treat your taste buds to the flavors of the Mediterranean. The food is magnificent! ...  Read more

The Truth about Alcohol and Heart Health

The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y...  Read more

Exercise Boosts Work Productivity

Exercise during the workday improves job performance, British research has shown. A study by Jim McKenna from the University of Bristol showed that after exercising, participants returned to work more tolerant of themselves and more forgiving of thei...  Read more

Are You Fit to Climb the Corporate Ladder?

College degree? Check. Professional resume? Double check. Perfect health? Ah, not so fast. What does your health have to do with your career? Plenty. Besides having the right skills and qualifications for your profession, you may also want t...  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

The Men Who Made Us Fat - British TV Series
Updated 2/9/2014 1:59:19 PM

Has anyone watched these? What did you think? "Around the world, obesity levels are rising. More people are now overweight than undernourished. Two thirds of British adults are overweight and one in four of us is classified as obese. In the fir...  Read more

Half Marathon or 10K?
Updated 1/23/2014 1:28:04 PM

In just over 10 weeks, theres a big marathon in my city, and I want to participate in either the half marathon or 10K. Im thinking about the half marathon, but Im not sure Ill have enough time to train. At this point, i run about once a week and...  Read more

Join a Couch to 5K program

The Couch to 5K program (google it!) is a GREAT way to ease your way into either running or fitness walking. Over a series of 9 weeks (or more -- take as much time as you need to finish!) you will alternate intervals of lower intensity walking with h...  Read more

More Ways to Get In More Steps

I was getting frustrated when something in my daily routine would get me off track from getting in all the steps I wanted for that day. I found that if I leave home earlier in the morning, take the long way around my block and walk past my bus stop I...  Read more

Sunny Southern Interior of BC

Members who live in the Southern Interior of Beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Let's share thoughts, ideas & support. ...  Read more

Comfort Food from My Motherland

Though I was born and raised in Kentucky, Great Britain holds a special place in my heart. My mother was British, and some summers we visit family in Wales. In addition to growing up with Hot Browns and other Southern fare, we ate plenty of Britis...  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