Living in a big city can be exciting. If you reside in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago or San Francisco, you have access to some of the hottest and trendiest health clubs and group exercise classes right in your back yard. And even if you live in... Read more
After a quarter century of lacing up my shoes and hitting the pre-dawn road, I would never question that running has provided me with great health, great friends, incredible physical and mental strength, and a zest for life. However, during cold, dar... Read more
When it comes to running (and walking), you have two types of people: those who adore the outdoors and those who would rather have their try at the treadmill. I've heard countless reasons from each type of runner on exactly why they choose to run... Read more
When I first started running, I felt sore and tight, despite stretching thoroughly afterwards. I started thinking that running wasn't meshing well with my yoga practice. Yoga helped me loosen my muscles, but running only seemed to tighten them. A... Read more
Spending a good 60 minutes on the treadmill is a surefire way to make you feel accomplished. After completing the machine's fat-burning workout, you feel great and quite proud of yourself as you stare at the number flashing on the screen: 752 cal... Read more
Here is the URL to an article on running shoes and running mechanics which I found interesting. I confess I am a minimalist shoe advocate.
www.startribune.com/lifestyle/health/206 852701.html... Read more
Hey guys, I'm finding social eating my biggest challenge ..... Holidays, restaurants, parties ... It seemed like the only times I get to see my friends are fancy meal times. Tonight, I went to a Mexican restaurant and ended up not sure how well... Read more
I've started the couch to 5k in hopes of changing my workout routine but it makes me feel really out of shape. I can barely run without being out of breathe so i tend to stop sooner than I'm supposed to. I tend to run/jog hard and fast. Do any of you... Read more
Hey guys! I'm new to sparkpeople/sparkteen! I'm 15, 5'7 and around 130 pounds. I'm pretty content with my weight, I'm just trying to shed 5-10 pounds and tone up for the summer, I've been working out and doing P90X almost everyday for the past 3 week... Read more
I have run out of quizzes and there are no more for me to try. I wish I could re-take quizzes and get points. This would let me know just what I have learned and what I need to learn more about. a refresher. or a mid term.
58... Read more
I really hate to exercise, it would cause so much pain. I needed to build up the muscles! So I started water jogging. Same benefits, much more fun, and no pain. You'll feel like noodle when you get out of the water though ;)... Read more
I have received some great information and tips from many people, websites, etc. But, what works for someone else may not work for me. Try different things until you find something that YOU will stick with. The best tips in the world will only work w... Read more
Legal spat over Campbell Soup still simmering from Reuters
FDA weighs food dye, hyperactivity link from CNN
30-Minute Workout, No Gym Required from Health.com
Berry Bliss Oat Squares from Oh She Glows
Running Tip: Tie Your Shoes Properly! fro... Read more
Running is a great way to burn calories, lose weight and get fit, and now that spring is nearly here, more and more people are dusting off their sneakers and hitting the ground running. I recently visited FOX 19 in Cincinnati to share some running ti... Read more
Another nice little video link:
Gives me some stuff to think about when I'm on the treadmill next! I think I swing my upper body around too much and I might ru... Read more
I am no where near an expert runner, but here are a few simple tips I have that I have found to make running easier.
If you don't know, I live in North Dakota....so let's be honest, running outside in ND in December=freaking cold! One of the be... Read more
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