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Improve Running Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Improve Running Form.

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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 Cross-Training

How would you like an exercise program that banishes boredom, improves your fitness, develops new skills and prevents injuries? Sounds like an infomercial, but it's not! It's cross-training, and you can do it whenever and wherever you are in...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

An Introduction to Tai Chi

High-flying fighters. Hand-to-hand combat. Is this what you picture when you think about Tai Chi? Perhaps it is time to re-examine your notions about this ancient Chinese discipline, which is most commonly used as a system of medit...  Read more

10 Smart Ways to Burn More Calories

We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi...  Read more

Ran my first 5K at 57 years old. Ran every step! I
Updated 2/7/2016 2:28:33 PM

Ran my first 5K at 57 years old. Ran every step! I was so excited to finish. I actually cried!...  Read more

I can only run outside.
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I can only run outside....  Read more

How do you guys make running less terrible? I watc
Updated 2/9/2016 1:51:49 PM

How do you guys make running less terrible? I watch Netflix while running on the treadmill before my yoga and only manage 5 minutes because I absolutely hate it. I can't seem to push myself....  Read more

After 3.2 mile run down to 220.......looking good
Updated 2/6/2016 3:55:45 PM

After 3.2 mile run down to 220.......looking good feeling good....40 more pounds to go...  Read more

Think I over did it. Ran last night it was an emer
Updated 2/6/2016 1:20:41 PM

Think I over did it. Ran last night it was an emergency (only time I run) then 8.19 miles walk at 4mph to keep up with husband who is fast walke. Ouch muscles...  Read more

Eat foods with no flour or sugar

Eat foods that do not have any form of flour or any form of processed sugar....  Read more

Variety IS the Spice

Keep your workout routine - NOT ROUTINE. It keeps your body guessing and working harder to adjust and prevents you from becoming bored. I love to run, but have found that by including a variety of other fitness in my exercise/fitness arsenal, I app...  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

Tai Chi: Relaxation Technique and Weight-Loss Aid

Tai Chi has become an increasingly popular form of exercise for all age groups, but current research has shown how it can be especially beneficial for older individuals.  This graceful sequence of gentle, flowing movement combines physical...  Read more

Will Adjusting Form Make You a Better Runner?

Whenever friends or family see me running around our neighborhood, they know it’s me right away.  I have a very distinct run, or as I like to joke, a distinct “shuffle”.  Over the years I’ve tried to adjust the way I...  Read more