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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

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

Would love nutrition specs on an infusion watering
Updated 7/21/2016 9:47:22 PM

Would love nutrition specs on an infusion watering I make. 8 C H2O, medium cucumber (peeled & sliced,) 1/2 lg lemon (sliced with peel,) 2" pieces fresh ginger & Tumeric (grated,) 10-12 fresh mint leaves. #anyhelp...  Read more

Nutrition for healing
Updated 7/20/2016 6:32:34 AM

I broke my ankle yesterday and have been googling articles on anything I can do to assist my body in healing. I tend to eat anti-oxidants anyway but have also read that eating high protein helps bones to heal. Truth or myth? I have also read that th...  Read more

Started my 1/2 marathon training today. Went well!
Updated 7/18/2016 11:23:49 PM

Started my 1/2 marathon training today. Went well! Could breathe and talk through my 1.5 miles of walk/running. Not too bad for giving up cigarettes 4 weeks ago!...  Read more

19 days into healthy nutrition and I'm down 4 lbs. Seems like a small amount for so many days. It's
Updated 7/16/2016 3:25:47 PM

19 days into healthy nutrition and I'm down 4 lbs. Seems like a small amount for so many days. It's crazy to think how hard we have to work. We have to stay so consistent and keep at it for so long. And only 4 lbs! But you know what I will take it!!!...  Read more

19 days into healthy nutrition and I'm down 4 lbs.
Updated 7/16/2016 1:19:27 PM

19 days into healthy nutrition and I'm down 4 lbs. Seems like a small amount for so many days. It's crazy to think how hard we have to work. We have to stay so consistent and keep at it for so long. And only 4 lbs! But you know what I will take it đź...  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 goal-setting has in our...  Read more