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Sprinting Distances Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sprinting Distances.

Get Results with Interval Training

I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme...  Read more

Jump-Start Your Workout Program

Tuesday: Go to the gym, run on the treadmill for 30 minutes, go home. Thursday: Go to the gym, run on the treadmill for 30 minutes, go home. Saturday: Go to the gym… well, you get the point. Hitting a rut in your workout routine is a common pi...  Read more

Tips and Hints to Deal with Shin Splints

The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt...  Read more

Are You Cheating Yourself at the Gym? Part 1

With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best cardio workout po...  Read more

Plateau Busters - Part 3

We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating than trying you...  Read more

Long distance running and weight gain
Updated 3/19/2014 3:31:19 PM

Hello- Ever since I started distance running a few years ago, I've slowly been adding pounds...at first just a few, and then another 5 lbs. during marathon training last summer/fall, for a total of 10 since 2011. I've obviously fallen into that "I'm...  Read more

Distance option for Walking Activity
Updated 1/26/2014 9:33:49 PM

So I noticed today that when I track Walking as an activity, I am not given an option for distance, but when I track Walk/Jog or Running I DO get an option for distance? I have a set goal for 3 miles per day, but cannot meet this goal because on the...  Read more

Mileage chart In Distance Chart
Updated 9/16/2013 10:05:11 PM

I was setting up and entering my fitness information. When I went to the reports page under MY TRACKERS tab and opened the weekly/daily/monthly report the miles are listed in increments of 40. Why is this and is there a way to change this chart or cr...  Read more

Distance runs and fuel....
Updated 9/4/2013 5:35:28 PM

Hey ya'll! I started running earlier this year and have finally mastered the 5k without walking, so naturally (in my mind at least) the next step is to run a 1/2 marathon. I began training last week and so far so good. My only concern is when is the...  Read more

Walking-Pace vs Distance, which to focus on?
Updated 8/16/2013 12:19:10 PM

Hi all! I have been walking at a brisk pace for 1.5 miles every other day. I'm looking to kick it up a notch soon and am not sure if I should increase the distance (would go up to 3 miles as I walk a certain trail that is 1.5 miles) or try to star...  Read more

Quick weight Loss

I do quick sprints during my work out to burn more calories198...  Read more

Sign up for a Race

Choose a race now for spring or early summer. Start training now! Enjoy watching your skills grow in the coming weeks as you prepare for your event. And when it's race time, take time to enjoy watching everyone run her/his own race. It's an amazing t...  Read more

Trail Runners

Anyone who is into trail running and racing, from short distance to the ultra long stuff! From beginner to veteran! Come play in the mud with us and have some fun!!...  Read more

Barbara Lost 100 Pounds and Became a Triathlete!

Barbara Whitehead (ONEKIDSMOM)Weight Lost: 100 poundsHometown: Lincoln, NEOccupation: Computer Programmer/Analyst What was life like before your weight loss?I have been a compulsive eater since childhood, raiding my parents’ food stores an...  Read more

One Step Closer: A Journey for a Lifetime

One of the valuable lessons I learned during my track and field days was the importance of running the correct pace for the distance. When running 100-meters, I would run as fast as I could right out of the blocks. If I were running 800-meters, I nee...  Read more