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Cross Country Running Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cross Country Running Form.

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9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

The Cold Never Bothered My Workouts Anyway

Whether it's the looming threat of black ice, the relentless wind pounding your lungs or the snow pelting your face, the winter months have a way of making outdoor exercise seem less than appealing. But if you're someone who meets chilly weat...  Read more

Workouts for You--and Fido, Too!

The obesity epidemic isn't just apparent on the streets of America's small towns and cities. Check out any veterinary clinic, and you will see that the numbers are rising in the canine and feline worlds, as well. The Association of Pet O...  Read more

Reference Guide to Cross-Training

How would you like an exercise program that banishes boredom, improves your fitness, develops new skills and prevents injuries? Sounds like an infomercial, but it's not! It's cross-training, and you can do it whenever and wherever you are in...  Read more

So You Want to Be a Runner?

Running is one of the fastest growing amateur sports among men and women of all ages. Read how to get started on your own quest to becoming a runner. It doesn’t surprise me that more people are running for cardio exercise these days. Accor...  Read more

Knees really hurting tonight. Trying to keep exercising each day. Took it down a notch. No running,
Updated 6/22/2016 10:08:39 PM

Knees really hurting tonight. Trying to keep exercising each day. Took it down a notch. No running, just walking. Really hoping it goes away soon. I do so much better when I don't skip a day, just do a lighter day, ice soon!...  Read more

Run on the treadmill on high speed, 5-7? Or Walk
Updated 6/22/2016 4:20:14 PM

Run on the treadmill on high speed, 5-7? Or Walk/ slow run on high incline? - for burning max calories. #exercise...  Read more

Anyone else dream of a long back country trip? I'd like to go out for 2 weeks to a month next spring
Updated 6/22/2016 4:22:22 PM

Anyone else dream of a long back country trip? I'd like to go out for 2 weeks to a month next spring. I've only ever done car camping so I know I have a lot to learn. I'm using that as motivation to get in shape for the trail now. #friendfinder...  Read more

I keep making excuses for not going on a run. Like
Updated 6/22/2016 9:28:25 AM

I keep making excuses for not going on a run. Like "it's too hot outside" or "people will see me and make fun of me". Ugh....  Read more

Gotta get in shape for my College Cross Country Te
Updated 6/22/2016 9:23:31 AM

Gotta get in shape for my College Cross Country Team!! I run a minute for every day of summer it is.. day six so it's six minutes today!! #Gottatrain...  Read more

Walk while they run

My teenage boys are doing cross country training for the high school team over the summer. While they run (a 5k), I walk for the hour they run. Gets my exercise in while I wait for them!...  Read more

Get it over with!

One time in cross country we made shirts with the slogan "The faster you run, the sooner you're done." How true is it. Whenever I'm struggling to get off the couch, I just push myself through by thinking, "just get it over with!"...  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

Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing...  Read more

The Benefits of Cross-Training: Now I’m a Believer

A few weeks ago, I wrote a blog about my current running injury. I’ve got Achilies tendonitis, and have been doing weeks of physical therapy which will (hopefully) get me running again. When the therapist told me I wouldn’t be running for at least...  Read more