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Running Injury Prevention Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Injury Prevention.

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Reference Guide to Warming Up

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Warm Up? A warm up is the act of preparing for an athletic event or workout by exercising or practicing for a short time beforehand....  Read more

9 Myths & Misconceptions about Pilates

When I tell people that I'm a master Pilates trainer, I get a lot of interesting reactions. People who practice and love Pilates are quick to ask their burning questions or express their envy at my "dream" job. But many people who are l...  Read more

Protecting Your Joints During Exercise

Exercise is good for your heart, helps with weight loss and provides a variety of health-related benefits. At the same time, exercise comes with a certain degree of injury risk, and depending on the activity, it can also put a lot of stress on your j...  Read more

Smart Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles

Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have...  Read more

Why Strength Training is a Must for Everyone

Think you’re too old to start a strength training program? Well think again! Strength training is just what your body needs to fight the loss of muscle, bone mass and strength that comes with age. Everyone, no matter how young or old, shou...  Read more

Ran out of space! -- it. “Wow! You look grea
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Ran out of space! -- it. “Wow! You look great” “You’ve lost so much weight” Now this would be great except a few comments were accompanied by disturbing looks that made me feel really uncomfortable. “You’re looking gooood” Ugh....  Read more

I love buying workout related items. Like new workout clothes or (my favorite) new running/gym shoes
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I love buying workout related items. Like new workout clothes or (my favorite) new running/gym shoes. That way it's also motivation to workout....  Read more

Do you think running while pushing a 17lb baby in
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Do you think running while pushing a 17lb baby in a jogging stroller burns more calories then a regular run?...  Read more

I run for 30 minutes !! I am so happy before I cou
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I run for 30 minutes !! I am so happy before I couldn't run not even for 10 minutes....  Read more

Hey guys. I just downloaded run keeper and I have
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Hey guys. I just downloaded run keeper and I have it linked with my sparkpeople account. Went for my walk and nothing showed up in sparkpeople on my fitness. How do I get it to transfer?...  Read more

When Injured, Do the Right Thing

Because exercise is such an important part of losing weight & converting to a different lifestyle, don't put yourself in jeopardy by "minimizing" the affect of an injury. Whether it's a strained muscle, shin splints or something more, take the time...  Read more

The Apple, nature's perfect candy

Beauty and Health benefits of Apples...  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

6 Bad Excuses for Overeating

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. 6 Bad Excuses for OvereatingIf you're one who likes to rationalize your bad eating habits, you'll want to read this story. "But it's the weekend," &qu...  Read more

5 Reasons I've Never Had a Running Injury

This is the year of running for me. I ran my first half marathon this spring and will complete my third one this fall. I've reached new trail running goals, including a first and second place finish in recent races. In August, 11 other teammates...  Read more

Running Injury Prevention Information

Just a collection of sites for information on common running injuries, and how to prevent them. www.runnersworld.com/article/0,7120,s6-241
-285--13413-1-1X2X3X4X5-6,00.html 10 Laws of Injury Prevention www.runnersworld.com/cda/micro...  Read more