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Route Finder Running Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Route Finder Running.

Find a Fitness Buddy

When it comes to losing weight and getting in shape, enlisting a buddy to support you won't just make the process easier—it will also makes it a lot more fun! Buddies are great for giving encouragement and advice along your healthy lifestyl...  Read more

Welcome Back to SparkPeople

Thanks for clicking on our email, and welcome back!  From this page you can earn your SparkPoints with just one click. Simply click the "Earn SparkPoints" button at the bottom of this article.  This will give you your bonus poin...  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

Safety Tips for Nighttime Exercisers

Everyone knows how important it is to maintain a regular fitness routine, but sometimes the day is so jam-packed with other responsibilities that exercising during daylight hours is next to impossible. However, if you like to exercise outdoors, there...  Read more

Instant Messaging on SparkTeens

We're very happy to offer an instant messaging (IM) service on SparkTeens.com! We think this feature will help you better connect with other members so you can get more help and support on your healthy lifestyle journey. You can access our IM se...  Read more

Do you like the same route or switch it up?
Updated 4/15/2014 1:44:00 PM

When you're out walking or running, do you run the same route or change things up every now and then? I find that when I do the same route, I motivate myself to beat my time from the previous day. Whereas if I run a different route, unmapped until ho...  Read more

Getting back to running after an injury
Updated 3/27/2014 5:39:12 PM

I saw this link and though it might be helpful lifehacker.com/how-to-return-to-running-af
ter-an-injury-1553063140 The main principles stood out to me: A short test run to see if any pain presented 3-4 days of low mileage to establis...  Read more

Running out of ideas for meals....
Updated 3/27/2014 10:57:12 PM

I'm just curious what are your staples that you buy when you grocery shop. I feel like I'm running out of ideas of what to have for lunch breakfast, snacks, and dinners. I'm feeling like I'm in a rut when it comes to meals. I have four kids, a couple...  Read more

Can I run a 10K in a month?
Updated 3/28/2014 5:08:37 AM

I am considering signing up for a 10k that is at the end of April but I want to make sure I have enough time to prepare. I currently run 3-4 days per week, anywhere between 2.5-4.5 miles each time. I would say the average I run is about 3.3 miles, an...  Read more

Why did I gain weight after I started running?
Updated 3/28/2014 1:15:31 PM

I took a LONG break from exercising over the winter, and tracking calories for that matter, but got back on the calorie tracking in January and successfully have lost about 15 lbs. At the very beginning of March, I took up running again after t...  Read more

New routes

Always look for new running routes. It keeps the interest.57...  Read more

Keeping Track of My Times When Running!

Last month I just started to keep track of my times on paper with date/time /cal.burned/route and avg.speed/avg.pace/max speed comparison {all this info. is tracked on my Garmin Heart Monitor that I wear when running}.I was interested to see my ti...  Read more

Road Runners

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

I Can Run a Mile After All (and Now I Can Track My Runs, Too)!

"I only run when chased."That was my answer any time I was asked about running, otherwise known as torture disguised as exercise.If I ran, it would be:1. to catch a bus, plane or train2. to outrun someone chasing me (This never happened, bu...  Read more

Could Healthtainment Be a Key to Your Health Success?

Gone are the days of going to the library to learn more about a health condition. Most of us can quickly do an online search to learn the basics about what we are experiencing BEFORE we contact a doctor. The new MyPlate guidelines are outlined on the...  Read more