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Natural Running Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Natural Running Form.

The Unbounded Power of Whole Grains

Using a new method, researchers have discovered that whole grains like corn, whole wheat, oats and brown rice can have as much–or more–antioxidant, anti-cancer activity as vegetables and fruits. Previously, the antioxidant potential o...  Read more

6 Things to Look for When Buying Exercise Apparel

A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to...  Read more

Homemade Beauty Recipes for Skin

Many of the same wholesome foods that you eat to help your skin glow from the inside-out can also be used externally, as cleansers, moisturizers, and skin masks. These vitamins, minerals, and oils that nourish your body also nourish your skin. Below...  Read more

How to Walk with Proper Form and Technique

Walking comes naturally to humans. It’s one of the earliest skills we develop, long before we learn how to talk (or invent excuses to avoid walking). And given good, basic health, it’s something you can do throughout your life without wor...  Read more

An Introduction to Tai Chi

High-flying fighters. Hand-to-hand combat. Is this what you picture when you think about Tai Chi? Perhaps it is time to re-examine your notions about this ancient Chinese discipline, which is most commonly used as a system of medit...  Read more

First time running outside. 3.5 km in 22 min. Last
Updated 10/1/2016 9:35:21 AM

First time running outside. 3.5 km in 22 min. Last time i ran on a treadmill I did 4 km in 25 min. Not too far off, so proud. ūüėĀ...  Read more

I signed up to run a half marathon. It's next week
Updated 9/30/2016 5:20:30 PM

I signed up to run a half marathon. It's next weekend. I haven't ran in 4Weeks :( what was I thinking?!?!...  Read more

Just got done with a 6mile run gives me a total of
Updated 9/30/2016 4:55:06 PM

Just got done with a 6mile run gives me a total of 12miles for this week#stayingfocused #fitness...  Read more

4 year old who runs 5 km daily
Updated 10/1/2016 7:06:34 AM

I run 5 km with my 4 year old daughter daily. She turned 4 last week so was running 5 km as a 3 year old as well. She runs a roughly a 10 min/mile. We run 5-5 1/4 km in 30 min. on indoor track, She has been doing it since she could walk and has been...  Read more

If your someone who hates running because you get
Updated 9/30/2016 9:54:51 AM

If your someone who hates running because you get bored. Try out Zombies run. It's super fun and the story is great!...  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

Baking Soda

This works best on proteins, grease, and animal messes. Because it's slightly abrasive, it can be used for scouring -- and, of course, it's a natural deodorizer. Sprinkle baking soda directly onto the soiled area and scrub with a damp cloth. For adde...  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

Edible Food-Like Substances: Friend, Foe, or Necessary Evil?

I love the term ďedible food-like substances,Ē which comes from Michael Pollanís latest book, In Defense of Food: An Eaterís Manifesto. He uses the term to refer to everything from frozen, microwavable meals to protein bars, frozen veggie burgers, an...  Read more

'Fake' Fiber in Your Food? How to Spot It

Studies over the last two decades have revealed ways to chemically alter naturally digestible starches. The chemical modifications introduce bonds that make them non-digestible by human enzymes in the digestive tract. Benefits of the newly manufactur...  Read more