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Proper Distance Running Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Proper Distance Running Form.

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Don't Be a Runnin' Fool

Whether your goal is to finish a marathon, or make it to the end of the block without stopping, running can be a great addition to your exercise routine. In fact, running burns more calories per minute than most other forms of cardio exercise.&n...  Read more

The Pros and Cons of Barefoot Running

Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world.  The book "Born to Run,"...  Read more

Choosing a Walking or Running Route

Fitness can be incredibly simple. Sometimes, the most effective workouts don't need celebrity spokespeople or a payment plan. Walking and running are excellent ways to stay in shape year-round. These basic workouts are convenient, feasible al...  Read more

Are You Cheating Yourself at the Gym? Part 1

With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best cardio workout po...  Read more

14 Ways to Add Variety to Your Walks

While a walking program can be exciting and challenging at first, you don’t want to fall into a rut by doing the same thing month after month. Here are some ways to add variety to your workouts, whether outdoors or inside on the treadmill. ...  Read more

One last supply run to Target & I'll be leaving my
Updated 8/21/2016 10:34:30 AM

One last supply run to Target & I'll be leaving my boy to his own devices at COLLEGE; how the time doth fly!!!...  Read more

I ran half a mile yesterday i thought i was going
Updated 8/21/2016 1:31:47 PM

I ran half a mile yesterday i thought i was going to be so tired in realty i just needed to catch my breath #friendfinder #fitness...  Read more

Good day today run on the beach type of good day :
Updated 8/20/2016 7:31:53 PM

Good day today run on the beach type of good day :)...  Read more

Just curious, does anyone else feel like they will never be able to run for a long distance? #exerc
Updated 8/22/2016 11:48:00 PM

Just curious, does anyone else feel like they will never be able to run for a long distance? #exercise...  Read more

Have a few errands to run this morning then breakf
Updated 8/20/2016 8:13:14 AM

Have a few errands to run this morning then breakfast with my girls n off to play football......go SOV COLTS...  Read more

Watch it Buddy!

Whenever you strength train, whether with free weights or a machine, watch yourself in a mirror to make sure you are doing it with proper form. Proper form ensures you're getting the best results & not setting yourself up for injury! Happy Sparking!...  Read more

Ready for running

learning to run LONG DISTANCES through SP!! Grt Help...  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

You Asked: As a Beginner, How Often (and How Far) Should I Walk?

Walking is an excellent way to start getting fit because it costs little to nothing and can be done almost anywhere and by just about anyone. (Learn more about the health and fitness benefits of walking.) So how do you begin with a walking program? H...  Read more

Smart Exercise Modifications for Knee Pain

For many of us, exercise is the part of the day we look forward to. But for those who struggle with chronic pain, working out isn't enjoyable. It hurts. Knees are particularly vulnerable to pain during exercise (and afterwards).  There...  Read more