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Safety Running Gear Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Safety Running Gear.

Bicycle Safety Tips

Whether you want to cut down on pollution or you want to get in shape, riding a bike is a great way to get around. But your trip could end in tragedy if you don’t ride safely. Just like driving a vehicle on the road, cyclists must observe what&...  Read more

Important Safety Tips for Outdoor Runners and Walkers

Two weeks ago while I was out for a five-mile run on a busy street in my neighborhood, I saw another runner coming at me. While I was running facing the oncoming traffic, she was running with the flow of traffic. I always run against the flow of...  Read more

Tips for Buying the Right Bicycle

Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t...  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

The SparkPeople Solution for Teens

We're excited to announce the newest addition to the SparkPeople family of websites:! SparkPeople's mission is to help millions of people get healthy and reach their goals by providing resources and tools completely fr...  Read more

This girl just ran 2 miles without stopping, now a
Updated 10/1/2016 12:59:39 PM

This girl just ran 2 miles without stopping, now a half marathon doesn't seem so impossible....  Read more

First time running outside. 3.5 km in 22 min. Last
Updated 10/1/2016 12:35:05 PM

First time running outside. 3.5 km in 22 min. Last time i ran on a treadmill I did 4 km in 25 min. Not too far off, so proud. 😁...  Read more

I signed up to run a half marathon. It's next week
Updated 9/30/2016 5:20:30 PM

I signed up to run a half marathon. It's next weekend. I haven't ran in 4Weeks :( what was I thinking?!?!...  Read more

Just got done with a 6mile run gives me a total of
Updated 9/30/2016 4:55:06 PM

Just got done with a 6mile run gives me a total of 12miles for this week#stayingfocused #fitness...  Read more

4 year old who runs 5 km daily
Updated 10/1/2016 7:06:34 AM

I run 5 km with my 4 year old daughter daily. She turned 4 last week so was running 5 km as a 3 year old as well. She runs a roughly a 10 min/mile. We run 5-5 1/4 km in 30 min. on indoor track, She has been doing it since she could walk and has been...  Read more

The right clothes

I recently started to run (Couch Potato to 5k, whoohoo!) and I found that splurging on some high quality running gear really helped. It made me feel like a pro and put me in the mood give my best. Maybe it's lame, but yes, looking like a Nike ad did...  Read more

Run a Marathon

Have you always wanted to run a marathon but can't quite find the motivation? Register & pay for a marathon as far in advance as possible. There are lots of races that let you register 3 to 6 months in advance. That way if you don't want to lose your...  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

Safety Tips for Exercising in the Dark

This weekend most of us around the country will be turning our clocks back which will allow us to have that extra hour of sleep we gave up last March. However, with the time change comes a challenge when exercising in the darkness of the night or ear...  Read more

6 Tips to Transition Workouts from Summer to Fall

Days get shorter, temperatures dip, and the leaves fall from the trees. Fall brings many changes, but that doesn't mean your workouts have to suffer. Instead of letting these autumnal changes bring upon excuses for exercising, look for the opport...  Read more