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Endurance Run Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Endurance Run.

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

Workouts for Skiers and Snowboarders

Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won...  Read more

4 Fitness Tests You Can Do at Home

Why do you exercise? Whether you want to increase your energy, reduce your health risks, or lose some unwanted pounds, do you ever wonder if all that working out is working for you? That's where fitness assessments come in, and they can be great...  Read more

Moving Forward with the Run/Walk Training Method

I started running as a way to lose weight, get fit and most of all to prove to my 6th grade P.E. teacher that I could run. Once I ran my first race, I was hooked. I love the challenge of running, and although not every run is joyful, running is my pa...  Read more

Expert Solutions: Cardio or Strength Training First?

It’s an age-old question, with no right answers. If you have to do both in the same day, does it matter whether you do strength training or cardio first? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice their opinions on this hot topic. Dean Ande...  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

# food diary info I was able to get a mile run in
Updated 6/20/2016 10:00:37 PM

# food diary info I was able to get a mile run in today and have been eating well today i had breakfast at 9 snack at 12 and lunch at 2 hungry now but don't know what i should have because i don't know when were having dinner...  Read more

I am about to go run in 95 degree heat. I need som
Updated 6/21/2016 9:43:56 AM

I am about to go run in 95 degree heat. I need some encouragement. Thanks...  Read more

I used to run a lot. 7/8 mile was nothing, but I f
Updated 6/20/2016 2:50:28 PM

I used to run a lot. 7/8 mile was nothing, but I fell out of the habit and now can barely run 3! Starting up running again tomorrow. Anyone had similar situation? Is it just as hard to get to fitness or easier the second time round? Need #motivation!...  Read more

Try Something you Think you Don't Like

I avoided running at ALL costs (even when I was 110 pounds and 14 years old.) I hated the out of breath feeling, but I started a 5 training program to increase my endurance, and guess what.... I actually like running. I'm not out in freezing temps o...  Read more

Running 101: 8 Basic Types of Runs

Running 101: 8 Basic Types of RunsThere are eight basic types of runs that are practiced by runners of all levels everywhere. These evolved through a global trial-and-error process over many decades. They survived because they work. If you want to ge...  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

Refueling on the Run

I am in the midst of training for a number of fall races which commences with the Chicago Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon this Sunday and ends with the Las Vegas Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon on December 5th. Throw in the Hood to Coast Relay at the end of this m...  Read more

Play Your Power Song to Go the Extra Mile

Every year or two, I get antsy with my fitness routine. My usual cardio becomes boring. Standard strength training doesn't hold my interest anymore. I get bored with my workouts and so I pick up a new pursuit, like Pilates, kettlebells or outdoor...  Read more

Pembrole Coastal Path Endurance Run

Managed to complete the Pembroke Coastal 10k which turned out to be 8 miles long! Scenery was breathtaking, the path was narrow, close to the cliff edge and rough. Took 2 hours 34 mins and covered 1,370 feet of elevation. ...  Read more

Endurance Run With Heat

I have a feeling I understand why people call half marathoners half crazy. 0530 Sunday morning I packed up my car with overnight bag. Energy bars and lots of little bottles of water. I started riving east. I was catching up with Aprylle Gilbert once...  Read more