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Marathon Nutrition Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Marathon Nutrition.

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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

50 States, 50 Beautiful Races

Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country...  Read more

7 Things You Can Learn from an Elite Athlete's Diet

Ever watched an Olympic track star, gravity-defying gymnast or pro football player and wondered "What's their secret?" Sure, there are those minor details of natural talent, dogged perseverance and countless hours of training—but...  Read more

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 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

Why is my nutrition report saying 0 cholesterol?
Updated 9/23/2016 5:57:27 AM

Today I ran my nutrition report and I know I had items with cholesterol (for instance 2 Tbsp of peanut butter has 32 grams) but my nutrition report says I had ZERO cholesterol. I tried refreshing it and running it again. Still ZERO for cholesterol....  Read more

If you want to manually set your nutrition ranges,
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If you want to manually set your nutrition ranges, Tap MySpark - Settings - Manage Goals - Nutrition Goals. Be sure to tap the button or checkmark to save your changes. They will stay in effect until you update your weight or fitness goals....  Read more

How do you figure nutrition for a recipe? #recipes
Updated 9/20/2016 11:37:55 AM

How do you figure nutrition for a recipe? #recipes...  Read more

Editing nutrition goals not working
Updated 9/19/2016 11:59:29 AM

When I click on any 'edit' button for a nutrient it brings up the 'Add a nutrient' window instead. www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/nutrition_edit
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Weight higher 236 to 239 :( Will work harder this week and Start a nutrition. Detox plan. Way to Go.
Updated 9/18/2016 4:00:15 AM

Weight higher 236 to 239 :( Will work harder this week and Start a nutrition. Detox plan. Way to Go......  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

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ran a marathon...  Read more

Vegan Fitness and Nutrition

A team for vegans, aspiring vegans, and the vegan curious to find and share inspiration, ideas, nutrition & fitness tips, recipes, comraderie, and fun. Welcome!...  Read more

Weekend Reading: This Week's Top Stories

Here's what we're reading this week: Watching TV Increases Your Risk of Early Death I Can Do Anything—I Ran a Marathon Don't Trust Calorie Counts on Menus The Surgeon General’s Weight Struggle RECIPES FOR HEALTH: Portobello...  Read more

The Changes I Made in 2009

I am not one to make New Year's resolutions, however that does not mean I don't like to set goals for myself. In fact, when you read Chris Downie's book, "The Spark", you will gain a deeper understanding as to the importance goa...  Read more