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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

Yesterday I started incorporating some running in
Updated 7/24/2016 9:58:16 AM

Yesterday I started incorporating some running in with my walking. I like how much my body is changing and for the better. Just back in Feb. I could barley walk @ 229 lbs now I am running @ 169 lbs....  Read more

Omg! Just walked the Color Run yesterday! My first
Updated 7/24/2016 9:35:04 AM

Omg! Just walked the Color Run yesterday! My first 5k ever!!!!!!!!! Loved it!!!!!!!!! #exercise...  Read more

Skipped the gym, no running today. Walked for lit
Updated 7/24/2016 6:43:29 AM

Skipped the gym, no running today. Walked for literally hours without stopping tho. Pokemon Go with the family for the win. Will do my run at the gym tomorrow... And 1rst weigh-in...scared!...  Read more

October 22, 2016 I am going to Run/walk my first
Updated 7/23/2016 6:07:27 PM

October 22, 2016 I am going to Run/walk my first 5K (Breast Cancer Awareness). So Monday (July 25) I will start walking everyday for one hour after work to prepare for October. #NewBeginning...  Read more

More crossfit would be nice but got a bubble run i
Updated 7/23/2016 4:02:37 AM

More crossfit would be nice but got a bubble run in november to attend to...  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

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