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Running Safety Equipment Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Safety Equipment.

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Getting on the Treadmill

A treadmill can seem scary to the beginner. They're big and bulky, make a lot of noise and have tons of buttons and moving parts. But I'm about to let you in on a secret: They're really not that scary. In fact, with just a few hints, the...  Read more

Exercise Safety Tips for Beginners

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to incorporate regular exercise into your healthy lifestyle, and take advantage of the its numerous benefits. Smart move. But like many good things, exercise can also be risky—especially if i...  Read more

10 Fitness Items to Splurge and Save On

Getting fit can be a pricey endeavor. From having the proper footwear to the right sweat-wicking apparel to the gadgets, gizmos and equipment that promise to help get you to your fittest and healthiest, you can spend a small fortune on working out. B...  Read more

Winter Workout Safety Tips

Depending on where you live, weather conditions can vary greatly throughout the year. If you enjoy exercising outdoors, the different seasons certainly bring their share of joys and sorrows. Who wouldn’t enjoy walking, running, or biking on a w...  Read more

Swimming: Take the Plunge!

I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis...  Read more

#running #walking Help!! I use to run 5 miles a d
Updated 5/23/2016 7:02:55 PM

#running #walking Help!! I use to run 5 miles a day, I had some health issues, gained all my weight back. For how much I use to love to run.. I can't get back in it. That is what helped me loss the most weight. Any suggestions advice.. Help...  Read more

First day and I'm amazed at how quickly I've run t
Updated 5/23/2016 4:47:18 PM

First day and I'm amazed at how quickly I've run through the calories despite how healthy I thought the food was. Today is eye-opening. Frustrating. A bit mournful. But positively eye-opening....  Read more

I'm not sure why I'm overweight. I don't eat a lot and I run about 2 miles everyday and walk a mile.
Updated 5/23/2016 1:46:43 PM

I'm not sure why I'm overweight. I don't eat a lot and I run about 2 miles everyday and walk a mile. After I did wrestling my metabolism is horrible. No exercise amounts to the vigorous exercise I did for wrestling :/...  Read more

Got a nice run in yesterday. Thanks, local bike sh
Updated 5/23/2016 1:29:15 PM

Got a nice run in yesterday. Thanks, local bike shop for reinflating the jogging stroller tires. Pushing 70 lb of boys 8 blocks to the shop on flat tires was a good workout; having full tires made the rest of the run fly! Nice to run hard and fast....  Read more

So I have my misfit shine connected to spark and after my run on the treadmill I logged my info on s
Updated 5/23/2016 1:42:32 PM

So I have my misfit shine connected to spark and after my run on the treadmill I logged my info on spark and saw it also has walking from my misfit on there so I'm curious is it logging it twice? Or is that from the rest of the day? #misfit...  Read more

Making outdoor walks easier as it grows dark...

I bought several of those little belt-attachment or keychain-attachment battery-powered bike lights (the ones that bikers use to ride at night; they're sold in bike shops and outdoor equipment stores), and I keep one in each of my carrybags, so that...  Read more

Early Morning Exercise

Meet group to walk/jog Monday-Friday @ 5:45 in the MORNING! It is a great way to start the day & get cardio. Love the rosy cheeks I get! Am up to 4 miles & it feels great!312...  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

5 Tips to Keep Kids Safe around Home Exercise Equipment

When I heard the story about Mike Tyson's 4-year-old daughter dying in a freak treadmill accident, I assumed this kind of thing was pretty rare. I was surprised to learn that thousands of young children are treated in hospitals for treadmill-rela...  Read more

Water Safety Tips for an Active and Safe Summer

Last year shortly after school let out for the summer, our community suffered a tragedy. A happy, smart, and beautiful six-year-old little boy drowned in a swim club pool while attending a classmate's birthday party. What made this tragedy so shockin...  Read more