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Correct Running Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Correct Running Form.

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An Introduction to Tai Chi

High-flying fighters. Hand-to-hand combat. Is this what you picture when you think about Tai Chi? Perhaps it is time to re-examine your notions about this ancient Chinese discipline, which is most commonly used as a system of medit...  Read more

Protecting Your Joints During Exercise

Exercise is good for your heart, helps with weight loss and provides a variety of health-related benefits. At the same time, exercise comes with a certain degree of injury risk, and depending on the activity, it can also put a lot of stress on your j...  Read more

Proper Gym Etiquette

I hadn’t been to the gym for a few days and was really looking forward to a good workout. It was just after six in the evening and the place was packed but a recumbent bike was available so I signed up for 30 minutes and hopped on, anticipating...  Read more

11 Most Common Training Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Whether you enjoy tennis, swimming or Pilates, unfortunately, there is an injury for you. Pilates has lower back injuries, runners get runner's knee and then there's tennis elbow—all common injuries many fitness enthusiasts have experie...  Read more

Tips for a Brighter, Whiter Smile

Tea, red wine, and blueberries may be chock full of antioxidants, but these health boosters may also be standing in the way of your pearly white smile. Yellow, dingy teeth are a common complaint. The brightness of your smile is somewhat dependen...  Read more

Ran/walked for 250+ miles in the last 4+ months..didn't lose any weight per scale..The shape and siz
Updated 9/28/2016 5:16:25 PM

Ran/walked for 250+ miles in the last 4+ months..didn't lose any weight per scale..The shape and size of belly looks the same..the cloths fit a bit lose..I am 44 year male at 165lb, height 5'5"..what is going on..help me lose weight #firstpost...  Read more

did you get fitted for proper running shoes?
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did you get fitted for proper running shoes?...  Read more

Why is running outside sooo much harder than the t
Updated 9/28/2016 7:16:33 AM

Why is running outside sooo much harder than the treadmill? I can run twenty minutes straight on the treadmill but only five minutes straight outside! Ugh! Training for a 5k next month and I hope I can be ready....  Read more

I'd like to try to go for a run in the morning, bu
Updated 9/28/2016 10:43:14 AM

I'd like to try to go for a run in the morning, but I'm so achey and burned out from work. Here's hoping I get super restful sleep tonight!...  Read more

Goal crushed -- ran 2.5 miles! AND improved my 2 mile time by 3 minutes.
Updated 9/27/2016 8:37:11 PM

Goal crushed -- ran 2.5 miles! AND improved my 2 mile time by 3 minutes....  Read more

22 common words you are probably pronouncing wrong

22 Common Words You’re Probably Pronouncing WrongEnglish can be a tricky language, especially when it comes to pronunciation rules. There are a ton of words that you may or may not have been pronouncing wrong. Below are the 22 common words which are...  Read more

"Core Secret"

Like many people I know I sometimes have trouble remembering to suck in my belly when I am exercising. I know that it's important for posture. So when I am working out I will pat my tummy too remind myself that I am using correct form....  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Hate Running on the Treadmill? Try These 8 Ways to Make It More Manageable

We get it: Running on the treadmill might not be the most enjoyable activity. However, treadmill workouts offer many benefits. They provide a more forgiving surface than pavement and thus, are better for your joints in the long term. Treadmill runni...  Read more

You Asked: Does Lack of Soreness Mean You Aren't Exercising Hard Enough?

SparkPeople member WESTENDGIRL75 recently asked this fitness question: "If I'm not sore the next day after a workout, does that mean I'm not working out hard enough? I used to get sore often, but now I [work] until I'm too tired to complete the exerc...  Read more