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Post Half Marathon Recovery Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Post Half Marathon Recovery.

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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

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

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

How to Crush a Workout Cramp

You're killing your workout, feeling strong and confident. Maybe you're three miles into a brisk walk, a few meters into your swim routine or in the home stretch of a 5K run. Your heart and lungs are cooperating, your form is on point and you...  Read more

I'm a daily smoker. I smoke at least half a pack a
Updated 7/27/2016 12:23:38 PM

I'm a daily smoker. I smoke at least half a pack a ciqs a day maybe more when I'm bored. It's hard to quit smoking Wren everyone around does it. It's hard to workout when I'm winded so much. It's another goal I need to reach....  Read more

I am 6 weeks post-op from hip surgery. Just by watching my calorie intake and diligently doing my re
Updated 7/27/2016 12:26:04 PM

I am 6 weeks post-op from hip surgery. Just by watching my calorie intake and diligently doing my rehab exercises, I am down 11lb already this month! Now that I can walk without cutches, I feel even stonger. Yay!...  Read more

Everyone was posting their losses, and while I don
Updated 7/27/2016 8:02:42 AM

Everyone was posting their losses, and while I don't focus on weight, I stepped on a scale. Down 7 since April! But even better, I'm stronger and have more endurance! #gains #gainsnotlosses #feelinggreat...  Read more

Hello.... this is my first post, and I guess the b
Updated 7/27/2016 7:14:41 AM

Hello.... this is my first post, and I guess the beginning of any journey begins with a single step.... my first step is tentative, because I am afraid I will fail... again..... I am getting too old to keep starting over, and I need help here..:-)...  Read more

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Updated 7/27/2016 9:57:08 AM

#techsupport Its me🐢can't seem post picture from my phone's gallery to a blog posting....  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

Why chocolate milk to replenish sugars after an intense workout

New York Times Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds says The Ultimate Post-Workout Beverage: Use chocolate milk to replenish sugars after an intense workout. Reynolds calls it an "ideal recovery beverage" because it has the right ratio of carbs and pr...  Read more

WRITERS' SUPPORT GROUP

The WRITERS' SUPPORT GROUP is here to lend support, accountability and encouragement for your writing projects. Post daily and join the challenges! May ALL of your writing goals & dreams come true!...  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

7 Things Marathoners Wish They'd Known Before Their First Race

With the combination of warm sunshine, crisp temperatures and lush new growth, it's no wonder spring is prime marathon season. The popularity of marathons continues to grow: According to Running USA's Annual Marathon Report, there has b...  Read more

Post Half-Marathon Recovery So Far...

I'm finally beginning to feel like I'm back to pre-race strength and energy after the OUC half marathon. I actually felt pretty good after the half, though a little stiff during the day on Saturday. I took it easy though and relaxed around the house....  Read more