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Marathon Recovery Tips Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Marathon Recovery Tips.

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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

Moving Forward with the Run/Walk Training Method

I started running as a way to lose weight, get fit and most of all to prove to my 6th grade P.E. teacher that I could run. Once I ran my first race, I was hooked. I love the challenge of running, and although not every run is joyful, running is my pa...  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

High Intensity Strength Training

If you’re getting bored with your normal strength training routine, or if you’re not getting the results you’re looking for, think about trying HIT: High Intensity Training. HIT is a specialized approach to strength training th...  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

Need Sleep! Any tips, besides sleep aid, that will
Updated 9/16/2014 11:26:34 PM

Need Sleep! Any tips, besides sleep aid, that will get me truly rested. I hear everything..even with a soft white noise in the background. I need better rest!...  Read more

Looking for tips on getting 8 hours sleep
Updated 9/16/2014 9:25:41 AM

Greetings to SPFB ers! I have a tough time stopping and going to bed and getting meeting my goal of 8 hours sleep. Any suggestions? Tips?...  Read more

Suggestions motivational tips on getting started o
Updated 9/15/2014 10:41:03 PM

Suggestions motivational tips on getting started on this long journey ahead of shedding these pounds are welcome!...  Read more

I need tips on how to not cheat in the weekends! I
Updated 9/15/2014 1:13:10 PM

I need tips on how to not cheat in the weekends! I'm usually really good Mon - Fri but on the weekends I mess up! Help me!...  Read more

Tips When Spouse/Partner Has Other Goals
Updated 9/18/2014 4:55:24 PM

Ever since I got married three years ago, I think I can eat like my husband. While he has an amazing metabolism, I don't. I've gained 40 lbs and I hate feeling the way I do. Does anyone have any tips to share when your spouse/partner isn't necessaril...  Read more

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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

Calling All Vegetarians & Vegans

If you're a vegetarian, vegan, semi-vegetarian, or just interested in a cruelty-free lifestyle, join us here! Get tips for making the transition, dining out, cooking and more....  Read more

The Art of Recovery: The Necessity of Sleep for Proper Recovery

This is part two in a series of blogs I am writing to help runners have a better understanding the role recovery plays in their healthy living journey. While I am primarily addressing runners, anyone can benefit from the information provided whether...  Read more

Run/Walk Method Works for Me: Will it Work for You?

As many of you may know I am a runner. I started running as a way to lose weight, get fit and most of all to prove to my 6th grade P.E. teacher that I could run. Once I ran my first race I was hooked. I love the challenge of running, and though not e...  Read more