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Half Marathon Nutrition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Half Marathon Nutrition.

Charity Races Mix Fitness and Fundraising

Donkey basketball. A classic example of two words you’d never include in the same sentence let alone next to each other. Yet some of you may have heard of it nonetheless. Donkey basketball was an annual event that took place in my small souther...  Read more

How Weight-Loss Blogging Can Help You Reach Your Goals

To some, "blogging" may seem confusing or somewhat intimidating. Heck, even the word “blog” itself sounds a little sci-fi. But I’m here to tell you that blogging is actually quite easy, and it can be immensely helpful in s...  Read more

The Importance of Setting Medium-Term Goals

So often we daydream and think of some far-off goal that we would like to achieve. "I want to play the guitar in a band," "I want to run a marathon", "I want to be better at my job," etc. It's not difficult at th...  Read more

''How I Became a Runner at Age 48''

Robin (KASHMIR) has been a member of SparkPeople since 2006. She has lost 95 pounds and is training for her first marathon. Robin Before Robin After What m...  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

Nutrition Tracker -- why only 7 days in advance?
Updated 9/2/2015 10:51:56 PM

Hi.... I am just trying to figure out if there is any way to plan and see meals for more than 7 days ahead.. I like to plan my meal at least 2 weeks out so it make my shopping trips easier.. is there any way to do this or will this ever be a feature...  Read more

Tracking my nutrition has really helped me to get

Tracking my nutrition has really helped me to get a handle on what I eat and how me it's a great foundation to build a lifestyle change upon. If you're not already tracking, try that for a while and see how it affects things....  Read more

How-use nutrition tracker for my family members?
Updated 9/2/2015 1:56:43 PM

My husband is a diabetic. I am his caregiver. I need to make menus for him. I love the Nutrition Tracker for this. I have been doing this--but now I can't track my own foods! Can I track his and mine, too? Thanks, chris...  Read more

I got up off my butt an hour and a half at the gym
Updated 9/2/2015 12:44:25 PM

I got up off my butt an hour and a half at the gym! So glad I didn't stay seated on the couch like I wanted to....  Read more

Hump Day-We're half way done!
Updated 9/2/2015 8:29:04 AM

Hump Day-We're half way done!...  Read more

Have a goal!

Set a goal. I use marathons (half marathons, 5 or 10 k's) to motivate me to exercise. The goal is not to "win," but to DO IT. I just finished the LA Marathon on March 21st. 7 hours, 1 minute and 23 seconds! 7 hours of steady 16-minute miles. An...  Read more

set up a tangible goal

Sign up for an up coming 5km, 10km event or even a half-marathon. I find working towards a tangible event makes me get off my couch and go outside to train. I have been training for an upcoming half-marathon (my first) and I am really doing well. I c...  Read more

Vegan Fitness and Nutrition

For those of us who do not use or eat any animal products. Find nutrition and fitness info, recipes, ideas, fun, and camaraderie....  Read more

Two Inspiring SparkPeople Members Take on Walking Events

At the end of February I had the pleasure of participating in the Mardi Gras Marathon and Half-marathon in New Orleans with fourteen other SparkPeople members. While many of us participating were runners, two members, RELLIMTENAJ (AKA Janet, at right...  Read more

SparkPeople Members Take on Vegas

It's hard to believe just ten short months ago SparkPeople runners and walkers traveled from all over the country to run the first of many races in 2010. We all met in New Orleans to run in the Mardi Gras Rock N Roll Marathon and Half-Marathon at the...  Read more