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Marathon Training Recovery Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Marathon Training Recovery.

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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

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

Factor in Rest Days for Weight Loss Success

Regular exercisers are always on a quest for the perfect workout routine: one that is enjoyable, gives you the results you want and leaves you feeling full of energy and ready to take on the world. While we often focus primarily on a cardio and stren...  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

Phew! Was that a marathon I just ran? Or was I jus
Updated 8/26/2016 3:46:16 PM

Phew! Was that a marathon I just ran? Or was I just grocery shopping with a million other people......  Read more

Registered for personal training yay! Currently I am doing recovery workout so only light activities
Updated 8/26/2016 4:07:47 PM

Registered for personal training yay! Currently I am doing recovery workout so only light activities until my muscles aren't completely sore. Can't wait to start strength training and lifting #motivation #exercise #happy #healthy #fitness #workout...  Read more

Anyone know some good strength training exercises?
Updated 8/25/2016 8:43:13 PM

Anyone know some good strength training exercises?...  Read more

Prayers for my mother's recovery from breast cance
Updated 8/25/2016 3:41:18 PM

Prayers for my mother's recovery from breast cancer...  Read more

Turn my commute into a training plan
Updated 8/25/2016 9:03:39 PM

I ride my bike 30 miles round trip to work almost every day in good weather, which in reality works out to 3-4 times per week in the summer months. The 15 miles one-way takes me about an hour with the traffic lights, intersections, etc. I'm finishing...  Read more

Running 101: 8 Basic Types of Runs

Running 101: 8 Basic Types of RunsThere are eight basic types of runs that are practiced by runners of all levels everywhere. These evolved through a global trial-and-error process over many decades. They survived because they work. If you want to ge...  Read more

set up a tangible goal

Sign up for an up coming 5km, 10km event or even a half-marathon. I find working towards a tangible event makes me get off my couch and go outside to train. I have been training for an upcoming half-marathon (my first) and I am really doing well. I c...  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

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

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