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Interval Running Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Interval Running Training.

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Get Results with Interval Training

I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme...  Read more

Reference Guide to Anaerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. We often hear a lot about aerobic or “cardio” exercise and how it improves fitness, reduces one’s risk of lifestyle diseases, an...  Read more

Spark Your Way to a 5K

Running or walking a 5K (3.1-mile) race is a fun and realistic goal for exercisers of all fitness levels. If you're ready to train for your first 5K, but not sure where to start, don't worry! SparkPeople's certified trainers have created...  Read more

Tabata Training 101

Would you like to swap your usual workout out for one that's just four minutes long? Of course you would! Well, that's the allure of Tabata training, a type of super high-intensity interval training that is becoming more and more popular. ...  Read more

High Intensity Interval Training

If I told you that there was a way to burn more calories, lose more fat, and improve your cardiovascular fitness level while spending less time doing cardio, you’d probably reach for your phone to report me to the consumer fraud hotline, right?...  Read more

Help running a report
Updated 5/29/2015 2:04:02 PM

Can I run a nutritional report for a week WITHOUT the pie charts that I can take to my physician when I have my checkup? He needs to see what I ate each day and the nutritional breakdown. NO pie charts....  Read more

juat ran six miles for the first time maybe ever..
Updated 5/29/2015 7:47:31 AM

juat ran six miles for the first time maybe ever.... Really really slowly but I did it...  Read more

Hey guys I'm starting weight training. But when I
Updated 5/28/2015 1:00:22 PM

Hey guys I'm starting weight training. But when I try to log its asking for the weight I used in training. Does anybody know if its in lb or kg that I should enter?...  Read more

Training to Relieve Back & Knee Pain Article...
Updated 5/28/2015 6:05:59 PM

Coach Nicole's blog seemed "exceptionally short".... is most of the article missing?? Its like one paragraph...! Folks commenting in 2013 said it was a very good article, so I'm confused! patti...  Read more

Today I tried running the first time in a very lon
Updated 5/28/2015 12:07:41 AM

Today I tried running the first time in a very long time and I could only run 7 minutes (I got cramps and my chest started to hurt). I'm feeling very discouraged since I was hoping to run 30 minutes that's the only way I can burn a lot of cals...  Read more

Working up to running

With running/walking intervals, I create a play list for my ipod specific for that week/interval in the training plan. That way, I don't have to carry my smartphone with a timer on it or buy a watch that's big enough to see while running. I change p...  Read more

TABATA - FAST AND EFFECTIVE

I use the Japanese interval training system: Tabata.It's a beautiful piece of torture that only takes minutes to complete....  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

7 Good Reasons to Try Interval Training

What if I told you there was an exercise technique that could burn more calories—and fat—in less time that was also fun? You may think that I was hawking some fitness gadget in an infomercial, or simply lying to you, but neither of those...  Read more

The 4-Minute Miracle Workout (That Really Works)

Tight on time?Don't give up on your workout today. If you have a mere four minutes—that's just 240 total seconds—to spare (and who doesn't), then you do have time to squeeze in a super effective workout that provides major hea...  Read more