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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

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

The Importance of Setting Medium-Term Goals

So often we daydream and think of some far-off goal that we would like to achieve. "I want to play the guitar in a band," "I want to run a marathon", "I want to be better at my job," etc. It's not difficult at th...  Read more

How Weight-Loss Blogging Can Help You Reach Your Goals

To some, "blogging" may seem confusing or somewhat intimidating. Heck, even the word “blog” itself sounds a little sci-fi. But I’m here to tell you that blogging is actually quite easy, and it can be immensely helpful in s...  Read more

How do you view past Nutrition Tracker dates?
Updated 9/25/2014 5:35:21 AM

I clicked on the calendar icon, arrowed back to the month and year I wanted to view, but don't see a way to 'submit' or actually make the date change. Help?...  Read more

nutrition goals reset
Updated 9/25/2014 4:49:42 PM

I had changed my calorie allowance but it looks like spark started allowing me more calories again based on my exercise. I am sorry I couldn't find the answer to my question and I don't remember how I changed it last time. Thanks, Dottie...  Read more

Nutrition Tracker Changed My Calorie Range
Updated 9/24/2014 2:05:13 PM

I have been a member here for just under two months. When I first started, the calorie range (not counting exercise) I was give was 1500 to 1850 calories. I noticed last week that my base range was increased to 1650-2000. I was just wonder what's...  Read more

Nutrition Facts
Updated 9/29/2014 2:09:20 PM

Help, how do I enter the nutrition facts on a product that I am going to have for lunch. The product is Johnny's Potato Cheddar Soup. Thanks in advance! ...  Read more

Nutrition Tracker
Updated 9/25/2014 1:48:16 PM

How do I get rid of the section under each meal that lists the calories and macronutrients goals? I want only the goal for the day because the rest is just clutter on my screen to me....  Read more

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ran a marathon...  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

Vegan Fitness and Nutrition

For those of us who do not use or eat any animal products...recipes, help with nutrition and fitness goals and just an all around great bunch of people....  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 goal-setting has in our...  Read more