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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

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

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

90 lbs lost! 50 more to go! Was so excited, I ran
Updated 8/21/2016 2:53:42 PM

90 lbs lost! 50 more to go! Was so excited, I ran 3 miles! #exercise #achievement...  Read more

Weight Vest/Flack Run
Updated 8/18/2016 7:28:42 PM

How would I calculate calories burned during a run with additional weight added via a vest/flack jacket? Adding about an extra 20lbs (23 with camelback)....  Read more

Running a Report
Updated 8/18/2016 2:10:38 PM

Does anyone know how to run a report that I can put my Nutrition and Exercise on the same report? I am heading to my doctor, and she wanted to see a breakdown of my Nutrition and Exercise together. Thank you!...  Read more

Today I ran 666 miles GO ME
Updated 8/17/2016 8:54:48 PM

Today I ran 666 miles GO ME...  Read more

Ran with shin splints yesterday. But I have goals
Updated 8/17/2016 5:50:42 PM

Ran with shin splints yesterday. But I have goals I need to knock out so I ran 2 miles anyway, then iced them. Today I found stretches to cure shin splints. Hoping they work. #Goals #fitness #JustDoIt 😊...  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

Train using BMP

I have been using my HRM to train when running. I'm not using time or pace. I'm using my heart rate. If I use time or pace then I force myself to work harder when I want to improve. If you use your heart rate then you will naturally improve as you co...  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

You Asked: Does Pilates Count as Strength Training?

This is not an easy question for me to answer. As a certified Pilates instructor and long-time Pilates practitioner, I've seen the many benefits of Pilates first-hand, and with many of my students. A Pilates workout can sculpt your core, help you...  Read more