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Running Endurance Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Endurance.

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Workouts for Skiers and Snowboarders

Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won...  Read more

4 Fitness Tests You Can Do at Home

Why do you exercise? Whether you want to increase your energy, reduce your health risks, or lose some unwanted pounds, do you ever wonder if all that working out is working for you? That's where fitness assessments come in, and they can be great...  Read more

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

Expert Solutions: Cardio or Strength Training First?

It’s an age-old question, with no right answers. If you have to do both in the same day, does it matter whether you do strength training or cardio first? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice their opinions on this hot topic. Dean Ande...  Read more

6 Essential Variables in Weight Training

Weight training is a critical component to the success of an athlete. By becoming stronger and increasing muscular endurance, an athlete is able to perform more efficiently and is better able to avoid injury. Furthermore, there are a numbe...  Read more

Walked two miles, and ran about three quarters of
Updated 5/31/2016 12:44:46 AM

Walked two miles, and ran about three quarters of a mile nonstop, wasn't too bad for not running since track. Good night everyone, off to study for my med test tomorrow!:(...  Read more

Ran 2 mi w\o stopping 1st time in whole life!!! :)
Updated 5/31/2016 8:59:47 PM

OVER THE MOON SO HAPPY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I RAN 2 FULL MILES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY WHOLE LIFE TODAY, not to add that they were on hills!!!!!!!!!!!! ahhh!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :) :) :) :) I had basically given up on myself b\c I was running on a much ha...  Read more

The other day my grandaughter said,"Grammy run dow
Updated 5/30/2016 2:55:04 PM

The other day my grandaughter said,"Grammy run down the hill with me!" And then we ran back up the hill! I was able to do this several times without getting tired. Thankful I'm getting healthy and active so I can do this with her!...  Read more

I ran 1.5 miles and walked 2 miles. My legs are so
Updated 5/30/2016 8:02:12 AM

I ran 1.5 miles and walked 2 miles. My legs are so sore.... #exercise #hard #running...  Read more

Ran 50 miles yesterday. 5500 calories to eat. Bare
Updated 5/29/2016 3:46:05 PM

Ran 50 miles yesterday. 5500 calories to eat. Barely ate after the race last night as I was too tired....  Read more

Try Something you Think you Don't Like

I avoided running at ALL costs (even when I was 110 pounds and 14 years old.) I hated the out of breath feeling, but I started a 5 training program to increase my endurance, and guess what.... I actually like running. I'm not out in freezing temps o...  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

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

Fruit, Not Fries: Lunchroom Makeovers Nudge Kids Toward Better Choices (Healthy Links Roundup)

Catch up on the week's most popular healthy living headlines. Fruit, Not Fries: Lunchroom Makeovers Nudge Kids Toward Better ChoicesNPR says that tweaking the lunch line options is having an impact on kids' diets. But how well does "up-s...  Read more

Refueling on the Run

I am in the midst of training for a number of fall races which commences with the Chicago Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon this Sunday and ends with the Las Vegas Rock N Roll 1/2 Marathon on December 5th. Throw in the Hood to Coast Relay at the end of this m...  Read more

Woohoo my running endurance isn't as bad as I thought it might be

Last year I went through a brief phase (like 2 months?) of "running" which for me is probably slower than walking haha, but nevermind. Anyway, my best was maybeee 25 mins straight at a push? Well today I managed 13 mins, and if I hadn't had insanity...  Read more