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Efficient Running Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Efficient Running Form.

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How to Walk with Proper Form and Technique

Walking comes naturally to humans. It’s one of the earliest skills we develop, long before we learn how to talk (or invent excuses to avoid walking). And given good, basic health, it’s something you can do throughout your life without wor...  Read more

How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  Read more

8 Ways to Build Maximum Muscle in Minimal Time

"Time is money," Benjamin Franklin advised a young tradesman in a 1748 essay. Although we don’t know to what extent he applied Franklin’s wisdom, most of us do understand the implications of this adage in our own lives. When it...  Read more

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

Reference Guide to Anaerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. We often hear a lot about aerobic or “cardio” exercise and how it improves fitness, reduces one’s risk of lifestyle diseases, an...  Read more

90 lbs lost! 50 more to go! Was so excited, I ran
Updated 8/21/2016 2:53:42 PM

90 lbs lost! 50 more to go! Was so excited, I ran 3 miles! #exercise #achievement...  Read more

Weight Vest/Flack Run
Updated 8/18/2016 7:28:42 PM

How would I calculate calories burned during a run with additional weight added via a vest/flack jacket? Adding about an extra 20lbs (23 with camelback)....  Read more

Running a Report
Updated 8/18/2016 2:10:38 PM

Does anyone know how to run a report that I can put my Nutrition and Exercise on the same report? I am heading to my doctor, and she wanted to see a breakdown of my Nutrition and Exercise together. Thank you!...  Read more

Today I ran 666 miles GO ME
Updated 8/17/2016 8:54:48 PM

Today I ran 666 miles GO ME...  Read more

Ran with shin splints yesterday. But I have goals
Updated 8/17/2016 5:50:42 PM

Ran with shin splints yesterday. But I have goals I need to knock out so I ran 2 miles anyway, then iced them. Today I found stretches to cure shin splints. Hoping they work. #Goals #fitness #JustDoIt 😊...  Read more

Clean your filters, change ur thermostat

My hubby is a heating and air conditioning sales manager (technician for almost 20 yrs) and he has taught me that cleaning your filters can keep your system running more efficiently and its something anyone can do. Also your if you cant afford to up...  Read more

Activity

When putting away clothes after laundry be less efficient so you get some activity in...  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

Kara Goucher's 6 Tips for Beginning Runners

Even if you've never run before, or have taken a long break, you can get into a routine without injury or agony. Olympic distance runner Kara Goucher shares 6 posture tips that will help you run more smoothly and efficiently. From Kara Goucher&rs...  Read more

Power Up and Over Any Hill with These 5 Training Tips

The thought of running hills can be very intimidating to both new runners and seasoned veterans. Hills challenge you physically much more than flat terrain running. When I started running a few years ago, I avoided hills whenever possible, which can...  Read more