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Running Proper Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Proper Form.

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

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

10 Smart Ways to Burn More Calories

We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi...  Read more

Are You Cheating Yourself at the Gym? Part 2

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 strength workout...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

Ants attacked me, I found a trail of them run up t
Updated 6/26/2016 12:44:04 AM

Ants attacked me, I found a trail of them run up the sides of my bed trying to get to my cup of water. Well they picked the room to invade wen I got home from work today I cleaned, I was determined to find where they were coming in from....  Read more

#Longday Spent the day running errands. All my ene
Updated 6/25/2016 8:41:03 PM

#Longday Spent the day running errands. All my energy is sapped with this 90 degree temps. I am ready for the fall. Anyone else agree?...  Read more

So I ran/walked (intervals alternating every 2 min
Updated 6/25/2016 8:10:48 PM

So I ran/walked (intervals alternating every 2 minutes) in 20:00 and was going to stop, but I figured, 'What the heck?' and finished 2miles in 27:30! Proud of myself! :)...  Read more

Believe you can do it! I've wanted to run a 5K for
Updated 6/25/2016 5:41:07 PM

Believe you can do it! I've wanted to run a 5K for years, but my body just couldn't do it. I've lost 40 lbs and have been weight training for 6 weeks. Today, as part of my 30 mi of cardio, ran for 9 minutes! I'm so happy! 5K here I come!! Whoo!...  Read more

Last Saturday I ran a 5k in 38.43 minutes, today I
Updated 6/25/2016 11:05:33 AM

Last Saturday I ran a 5k in 38.43 minutes, today I ran a 5k in 33.38 minutes. They both was on the treadmill but I'm hoping to start doing the actual 5ks soon! But anyways I'm making progress!!...  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

Exercise "Card" Cut-Outs from Magazines

You know those pages of exercise cut-outs that are in the fitness magazines? I never really knew what to do with them but thought that using them would be great. I now clip them, hole punch and keep them on a metal ring that I bought at the office...  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: How Much Weight Should I Lift?

Strength training may not be rocket science, but for the average person, figuring out the best, safest, and most effective ways to lift weights is no small task. There's no shortage of workout videos, toning classes and fitness plans you could fo...  Read more

The Top 5 Exercises You're Doing Wrong

For some people, safety and form during a workout is a huge priority. For others, it's an afterthought. If you work out without the careful eyes of a trainer or instructor watching your every move, it can be difficult to know if you are exercisin...  Read more