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Running Shoes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Shoes.

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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

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

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

How to Turn Your Walk into a Run

You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq...  Read more

How to Maintain Your Workout Motivation All Year Long

When you first start a new fitness routine, you are energized and your motivation levels are at an all-time high. But over time, that motivation begins to wane and what used to seem easy to do (popping in that workout DVD, heading out for a walk or g...  Read more

Today I tried running the first time in a very lon
Updated 5/28/2015 12:07:41 AM

Today I tried running the first time in a very long time and I could only run 7 minutes (I got cramps and my chest started to hurt). I'm feeling very discouraged since I was hoping to run 30 minutes that's the only way I can burn a lot of cals...  Read more

Running slower each mile, how to reverse?
Updated 5/28/2015 2:20:23 PM

When I go for a run, I always end up running the first mile at a my best pace, and then each mile after that is a little slower. How can I work on pacing myself so that I finish faster, or really running each mile a little faster instead? Any ideas,p...  Read more

Running 2x a day
Updated 5/26/2015 3:03:23 PM

Hi everyone I've recently started training for a half marathon. I'm taking it slow I've started with a couch to 5k program and am going to work myself up to half marathon. I go to the gym 3 days a week and that's when I run. I want to run more I l...  Read more

I am 35, mom of 2, run my own fulltime business an
Updated 5/28/2015 7:59:51 AM

I am 35, mom of 2, run my own fulltime business and am looking to lose 25 lbs. I emotional eat and then best myself up really badly. I am ready to change my habits and lose this weight. I'm planning to do a low glycemic diet and eat as close to...  Read more

I've already noticed that my shoes are fitting looser. I don't know if it was swelling from bad eati
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I've already noticed that my shoes are fitting looser. I don't know if it was swelling from bad eating habits or if they have actually lost fat! I think everyone's feet shrink when they lose a lot of weight. Time for you to go down a half/size!...  Read more

5ks will keep you motivated

My husband and I started running this year. We began with 5Ks and are workig our way up to longer runs. We've never been running like that before but signing up for a monthly race helped us stay motivated to keep training and you get rewarded with a...  Read more

Run Instead of Walk

Even though I'm huge, I won't let that get in my way. Walking was wasting my time. I wait til it's dark, put on running sneakers and head outside to jog. No, I can't go all that fast or far (yet), but it doesn't matter. I go until I am totally out of...  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

We Tried It: Adidas Adizero Feather 2 Running Shoes

Recently, I was asked if I wanted to try out a new pair of running shoes and blog about the experience.  I usually hesitate with things like this (because I’m picky about my running shoes), but was very intrigued by this product. Maybe the...  Read more

Contest Closed: Enter to Win adidas ClimaCool Ride Shoes

Contest Closed. The winners are: SPARKLE1908 and GRAMMIE061.Need some new kicks? Then be sure to enter to win this week's giveaway: Two lucky winners will get a pair of women's adidas ClimaCool Ride running shoes, which are available in 26 co...  Read more

Musings on shopping for running shoes

Runners wear shoes designed for running. Economics being the science that it is, running is the *secondary* purpose these shoes are designed for. The primary purpose the shoes are designed for is to sell shoes, preferably with a high profit margin....  Read more

Lacing up my running shoes.....

I have always been horrible at keeping exercise goals. Up until recently there wasn't a single one I was able to complete. Recently though, I was finally successful and completed my Walk it Out game. This was a big deal for me because I had had this...  Read more