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Proper Running Form For Long Distance Resources

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

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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

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

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

1. Find your BIG REASON (live longer, example for
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1. Find your BIG REASON (live longer, example for kids, etc) 2. Research (recipes you can try, exercise routines for your ability) 3. Pantry overhaul (toss junk, add healthy) 4. Build (meals, weekly routine for exercise) 5. Work the plan you...  Read more

Why is it taking so long? I started getting my lif
Updated 4/14/2015 10:16:07 AM

Why is it taking so long? I started getting my life back on the 1st of April... the first week was great. Lost 3 kg ! but this week its total disaster, lost only one. Is this normal?:( I should say that I waigh 115 kg. Sorry 4 my eng :-)...  Read more

I've been there! After a long haul, I'm doing much
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I've been there! After a long haul, I'm doing much better. I'm sugar-free, wheat-free, and on dessicated thyroid. It's been a year and while I'm no skinny mini, I've lost almost 30 pounds and I have my life back. You can win this battle!...  Read more

My feet always hurt after a long walk. I had surge
Updated 4/13/2015 5:28:33 AM

My feet always hurt after a long walk. I had surgeries on both of my feet a few years ago. Is it because I'm out of shape, past surgeries, or something I might be doing wrong?...  Read more

How long have you tried to stick with healthy eati
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How long have you tried to stick with healthy eating? And how long have you been eating 'unhealthy'? It might just be your body adjusting to change. ex. I got headaches when stopping diet pop, but that passed with the addition of lots of water...  Read more

Ready for running

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

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

Kara Goucher's 6 Tips for Beginning Runners

Even if you've never run before, or have taken a long break, you can get into a routine without injury or agony. Olympic distance runner Kara Goucher shares 6 posture tips that will help you run more smoothly and efficiently. From Kara Goucher&rs...  Read more