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Endurance Sports Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Endurance Sports.

The Most Undervalued Piece of Equipment in the Gym

Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the...  Read more

8 Ways to Speed Up Workout Recovery

When you're serious about your training and your fitness goals, you're no stranger to tough workouts. You know that you have to put in the hard work to get the results you want.  But whether you’re training for a specific even...  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

Reference Guide to Exercise Intensity

One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m...  Read more

6 Essential Variables in Weight Training

Weight training is a critical component to the success of an athlete. By becoming stronger and increasing muscular endurance, an athlete is able to perform more efficiently and is better able to avoid injury. Furthermore, there are a numbe...  Read more

Ok sports fans, I'm stuck! I've been recycling 2 p
Updated 6/11/2016 12:30:33 PM

Ok sports fans, I'm stuck! I've been recycling 2 pounds for 2 weeks...gain lose gain lose. I'm getting frustrated! I'm doing low carb & high protein. Been losing steadily until now. Any suggestions?...  Read more

What is your favorite summer sport activity?
Updated 6/10/2016 6:22:51 PM

What is your favorite summer sport activity?...  Read more

Took my 3 year old to her 1st "sports sampler" cla
Updated 6/8/2016 8:51:31 PM

Took my 3 year old to her 1st "sports sampler" class at the YMCA (she's been doing tumbling there for a few months but we wanted to switch it up). Tonight was basketball. It's safe to say that the WNBA won't be calling anytime soon 😂...  Read more

Sports bra shopping sucks. If you have small boobs
Updated 6/5/2016 7:03:28 PM

Sports bra shopping sucks. If you have small boobs you can buy them in 2-3 packs in S-M-L-XL. But if you are a 34-D you're gonna pay. I never realized how difficult finding a high impact sports bra would be. #sportsbras...  Read more

Apparently a sporting event is NOT the best place
Updated 6/5/2016 6:26:06 PM

Apparently a sporting event is NOT the best place to eat. While brats and ice cream sundaes (whoops...) are delicious, one meal alone hit my goals for today. Running this afternoon and a light dinner tonight if it's even necessary 😊...  Read more


Just do a little bit more each day and you will get stronger and gain endurance....  Read more

How I squeeze in exercise

10 squats while brushing teethleg lifts while on phoneextra trip up the stairs for the endurance...  Read more

Spark Motorcycle Club

Do you like to ride or ride with a partner? Love cruisers, sport bikes, off-roads, and everything in between? Want to get and stay fit with fellow riders? Then this is the place for you!...  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

6 Bad Excuses for Overeating

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. 6 Bad Excuses for OvereatingIf you're one who likes to rationalize your bad eating habits, you'll want to read this story. "But it's the weekend," &qu...  Read more

Heart Attack Risks Are Greater For Athletes Who Compete in Endurance Sports

OK, I must admit, I was looking for an article like this. There has been a disturbing trend in my mind. I've been hearing of runners dropping dead, I witnessed one drop dead, then you had Mr. Born to Run, Micah True turn up dead. Today I was looki...  Read more

Endurance Sports Club

I think I found a group to train with! And not just for the SA Half Marathon. Little did I know ...right in my back yard ( YMCA) we have an Elite Runner who is sponsored by Brooks (my shoe) running the Y Endurance club! I met him today and he was...  Read more