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Plyometrics For Runners Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Plyometrics For Runners.

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

10 Smart Ways to Burn More Calories

We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi...  Read more

How to Turn Your Walk into a Run

You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq...  Read more

4 Must-Do Strength Training Exercises for Runners

Runners are a breed all their own. I can say that because I am a runner. We can be quirky about our race rituals and to outsiders looking in, our lives seem to revolve around a "boring" sport of putting one foot in front of the other. But a...  Read more

Should You Hire a Running Coach?

Whether you are contemplating training for your first 5K race or are a seasoned runner looking to improve your performance, working with a running coach may help you reach your true potential. The Benefits of Training with a Running Coach A ru...  Read more

Any runners here?
Updated 6/17/2014 7:43:53 PM

I hesitate to call myself a runner, but "jogger" just doesn't have the same ring LOL Anyway, 3 years ago I had lost over 100lbs and was running 5-5.5 miles at a time. I was never breaking any land speed records, my 5K race pace was just under 10...  Read more

GPS Fitness Tracker for Runners
Updated 6/10/2014 12:30:30 PM

Is there such a thing like a Garmin forerunner that you can clip on instead of it being a watch? I would really like to find something that can specifically track my time and distance when I go jogging. I can't wear watches anymore because my skin ge...  Read more

HELP - Any runners out there.....
Updated 5/19/2014 3:46:54 PM

I am trying to figure out this whole running thing. I am trying the walk 4 minutes and run 1 minute and increase run over walk every week until I am running. I don't know if I am normal or not but I feel this anxiety when I start to run and I know...  Read more

I want to be a runner
Updated 5/12/2014 11:13:47 PM

I want to start running, but I struggle. I get tired after about twenty seconds. Any tips? How do train? Better yet can someone help me train?...  Read more

I want to be a runner... again.
Updated 4/13/2014 12:52:37 AM

I am 28, and before my two girls 6 years ago I used to run 4 miles a day, without fail. Now, 25 lbs heavier and much more inactive, I am struggling finding the time to workout and have found myself dreading to run since I feel so out of shape. Today,...  Read more

RunnersWorld.com

Training plans for running for all levels from beginner to marathon. It is a great source on running beside sparkpeople.com for me, hope you find it interesting, too.331...  Read more

Commit to an organization

There are some great organizations including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, Susan B Koman's races, American Cancer Society that link exercise and fundraising in one. A great way to get involved, make new friends, and stay motivated for exercise!...  Read more

Road Runners

This is for anyone currently running road races or wanting to as one of your goals....  Read more

Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing...  Read more

DVD Review: Get R.I.P.P.E.D. in Less Than 50 Minutes a Day!

We're always on the lookout for new fitness DVDs that are fun, challenging, and easy to fit into a busy day. So when R.I.P.P.E.D.: Total Body Challenge promised us a calorie-torching, full-body interval workout in less than 50 minutes, we had to...  Read more