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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

Ran four miles and am surprised at how much better
Updated 6/21/2016 2:35:28 PM

Ran four miles and am surprised at how much better I feel afterwards! Bonus: burned a bunch of calories too!...  Read more

Went for a run at 8am and it was already 95 degree
Updated 6/21/2016 12:15:21 PM

Went for a run at 8am and it was already 95 degrees bleh, and it's gonna be like 117 here so this was the best time to go for today....  Read more

Just finished my morning walk I did run a few minu
Updated 6/21/2016 8:41:02 AM

Just finished my morning walk I did run a few minutes but my goal is to run the whole mile...  Read more

Gonna go run when it gets a bit cooler. Who's with
Updated 6/21/2016 12:14:21 AM

Gonna go run when it gets a bit cooler. Who's with me? :)...  Read more

I was going to run today but it was so hot and mug
Updated 6/20/2016 8:21:30 PM

I was going to run today but it was so hot and muggy. Instead I washed and cleaned up my truck really really good. It gave me 47 active minutes on my fitbit....  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