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Running Shops Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Running Shops.

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Think You're Too Busy to Eat Healthy?

Whether you're overworked or just plain overstressed, time is valuable to all of us. When making a lifestyle change, it can easily seem overwhelming to include new habits like exercise and healthy eating into your jam-packed days. Between everyth...  Read more

Meal Planning Made Simple

Without a shopping list, a casual trip to the grocery store can be a recipe for disaster. Sometimes, even with a list in hand, we still find ourselves in a state of confusion as we meander through the store. Organizing your shopping list can smo...  Read more

6 Things to Look for When Buying Exercise Apparel

A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to...  Read more

Smart Shopping Tips for Small Households

Ever notice how the grocery shopping experience seems specifically designed to entice us to buy more? With all of the family-size packaging, buy-one-get-one sales and better deals for bigger quantities, food shopping can be particularly challenging f...  Read more

Building a Weight-Loss Wardrobe on a Budget

If you ever stared at your closet full of clothes and thought, “I have nothing to wear,” imagine how Amanda McQueen, a 28-year-old from Alabama, felt during her weight loss journey. “I’ve lost 115 pounds in total. I started at...  Read more

back in the gym and on the down hill run
Updated 2/19/2015 5:32:18 PM

I've been back at the gym 2 weeks now and I admit that I have slipped a couple days but the weather has been to violent those days. I.have began to feel the stiffness and muscle aches from doing it right this week going full hammer with a new routine...  Read more

Supposed to run 3 miles but did 1 mile partially u
Updated 2/19/2015 12:00:04 PM

Supposed to run 3 miles but did 1 mile partially uphill. Should I be feeling as guilty as I am? I feel like I'm being unreasonable. Just looking for some support....  Read more

Today while on my long(ish) run, I had to keep rem
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Today while on my long(ish) run, I had to keep reminding myself "Your legs aren't giving out, your head is giving in. Keep going!"...  Read more

Snowed in so no run for me yesterday or today. Did
Updated 2/18/2015 7:35:30 AM

Snowed in so no run for me yesterday or today. Did 20 minutes of yoga and I guess some arm strength training later. Any other indoor workouts to combat running withdraw & cabin fever?...  Read more

Me: 7 Food: 1 Didn't go grocery shopping before g
Updated 2/18/2015 12:59:53 AM

Me: 7 Food: 1 Didn't go grocery shopping before going to the breach, so I ate Greek yogurt and veggie chips for snack, an Uncrustable pbj for "lunch", and a mcd's cheese burger and a few fries for dinner. Not a healthy day. But tomorrow is a new day...  Read more

Pre-Cooking and Freezing Meat

My favorite butcher shop will run specials on ground beef and bone/skin-less chicken breast in 10# bulk....  Read more

Grocery Shopping Tips

Some guidelines for grocery shopping - You've heard the line, "Stay on the perimeters of the grocery store", no? This helps you stay away from the snack, sugary drinks and processed foods! I take this one further and only go into an aisle if I need...  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

Stuff We Love: The Garmin Forerunner

Back in September 2009, I reviewed the Nike Plus sport band. Back then, I wasn't a serious runner. Running was a casual thing I did because I thought it was a good workout—not something I actually liked doing or looked forward to. When I re...  Read more

How to Fuel Up without Filling Out at the Mall

The food court can be convenient when you're ravenous during a day-long mall marathon, but it can also be a minefield of extra calories, fat and sodium. Most malls have a Chinese food option, like Panda Express, which can be a decent choice if yo...  Read more