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Hal Higdon Marathon Recovery Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hal Higdon Marathon Recovery.

Should You Hire a Running Coach?

Whether you are contemplating training for your first 5K race or are a seasoned runner looking to improve your performance, working with a running coach may help you reach your true potential. The Benefits of Training with a Running Coach A ru...  Read more

Post-Marathon Recovery Tips

Running a marathon can be one of the greatest and most challenging experiences of your life.   I can’t say that I always love training for these races, but the feeling of accomplishment I experience when I cross the finish line is lik...  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

Factor in Rest Days for Weight Loss Success

Regular exercisers are always on a quest for the perfect workout routine: one that is enjoyable, gives you the results you want and leaves you feeling full of energy and ready to take on the world. While we often focus primarily on a cardio and stren...  Read more

50 States, 50 Beautiful Races

Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country...  Read more

Signed up for a half marathon about 4 months ago -
Updated 4/24/2016 10:41:22 PM

Signed up for a half marathon about 4 months ago - have been exercising but not training for it so have had no intentions of doing it. It is on Sunday and I just committed to following through. Wish me survival!...  Read more

I've been using a hand held frother to give my hal
Updated 4/22/2016 10:44:06 PM

I've been using a hand held frother to give my half and half more volume, so I can use less in my coffee! It works! 💃 Cuz nobody but nobody is taking away my brew....  Read more

Please Help...Big Hurdle in my Half Marathon Plan
Updated 4/19/2016 2:22:41 PM

Good Morning. I am hoping for some advice about my half marathon race in May. I have been training since January and had been doing really well up until recently. Back in February I was regularly running 10 miles at a time and had even comple...  Read more

need advice, to train to walk a 1/2 marathon
Updated 4/18/2016 8:58:27 PM

Hello, I would welcome some advice. I'm thinking about training to walk a 1/2 marathon. I have about 5 or 6 months to get ready for the event. Right now I am walking about 1.5 or so miles. I enjoy walking and think this challenge would be...  Read more

My roommate and I are having a g.o.t. marathon so
Updated 4/17/2016 2:06:32 PM

My roommate and I are having a g.o.t. marathon so I adapted a drinking game to have different exercises instead of drink! Have fun and get fit!...  Read more


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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

Recovery Club

Any One is welcome here, but specificly those in recovery from smoking, drugs, alcohol ect....  Read more

Running Down a Dream: I Did Just That in Chicago

There are many days in our lives that will define who we are and what we are made of. Let today be your day! One of the most defining days in my life came on Sunday, October 11th, the day I ran my first marathon--the 2009 Bank of America Chicago...  Read more

The Art of Recovery: The Necessity of Sleep for Proper Recovery

This is part two in a series of blogs I am writing to help runners have a better understanding the role recovery plays in their healthy living journey. While I am primarily addressing runners, anyone can benefit from the information provided whether...  Read more