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Running Form Foot Strike Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Form Foot Strike.

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

How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  Read more

How to Walk with Proper Form and Technique

Walking comes naturally to humans. It’s one of the earliest skills we develop, long before we learn how to talk (or invent excuses to avoid walking). And given good, basic health, it’s something you can do throughout your life without wor...  Read more

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

Find the Perfect Workout Shoe for You

Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling...  Read more

I need info about standing on my feet
Updated 11/28/2015 5:22:07 PM

I work on my feet all day. I stand for 5 1/2 hrs a day. I know that isn't exercise, but I would like to know if it burns any calories at all. I would like to know if there's anything I can add to my calories burned because of standing so long. Thanks...  Read more

I'm hungry after my run, but drinking water and st
Updated 11/26/2015 4:04:44 PM

I'm hungry after my run, but drinking water and staying busy earning my points!!!!!...  Read more

T-Day Survival Tips Pt 2: run around with the kids
Updated 11/26/2015 11:42:03 AM

T-Day Survival Tips Pt 2: run around with the kids (BIKEGIRL10), play cards to occupy your hands, be cognizant of overeating-misery, give away all unhealthy foods, intermittently visit here for your diet/health sanity, preplan your plates...  Read more

Got a 7 mile walk/run in today.....BAM! Over 800
Updated 11/27/2015 1:59:03 AM

Got a 7 mile walk/run in today.....BAM! Over 800 calories burned. I'm ready for my big piece of pumpkin pie today :). Going light on everything else....  Read more

They're running from me because I've fallen in lov

They're running from me because I've fallen in love with homemade chicken noodle soup, am making more tonight and they want to get off of the "hit" list. :-p...  Read more

Pushing Yourself

When running, and getting to a place where you feel you can't run any further, look for a spot 15 to 20 feet ahead of where you want to stop, and run to that spot. Then each time you run, run 15 to 20 feet PAST the spot you chose the run before....  Read more

Have Subsitutes on Hand!

Be prepared for when the munchies strike!...  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

Will Adjusting Form Make You a Better Runner?

Whenever friends or family see me running around our neighborhood, they know it’s me right away.  I have a very distinct run, or as I like to joke, a distinct “shuffle”.  Over the years I’ve tried to adjust the way I...  Read more

How Running Surfaces Impact Your Running Form

One of the most enjoyable aspects of running is you can basically do it anywhere in the world, whether on city streets, back country roads or in the comforts of a gym environment. All you need to do is lace up your running shoes and hit the trails. H...  Read more