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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

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

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

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

I have been running three days a week since the fa
Updated 4/16/2015 1:46:02 PM

I have been running three days a week since the fall, but lately I have been DREADING it. I want the calories it burns, but I hate having to talk myself into it. Plus, I'm afraid that taking a break from running will make me lose my progress....  Read more

i wanna start running again, but I always expect t
Updated 4/14/2015 7:52:18 PM

i wanna start running again, but I always expect too much the first time. I'm going to make it a goal to go out running tomorrow (if it's not raining)...  Read more

Why are my feet so expensive! I had to buy new run
Updated 4/15/2015 10:45:38 AM

Why are my feet so expensive! I had to buy new running shoes today because my old ones deflated. $110! It's worth it not to have sore hips though...  Read more

Ran 3 1/2 miles today!
Updated 4/12/2015 8:26:15 AM

Ran 3 1/2 miles today!...  Read more

Stadiums. Running bleachers I feel just may be the
Updated 4/12/2015 8:13:05 AM

Stadiums. Running bleachers I feel just may be the workout I enjoy. Its refreshing to find a new use in something old. I also have heard that this workout burns a ton of calories....  Read more

Activity

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

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

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