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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

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

Strength Training Guidelines for Children & Teens

More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer...  Read more

Spark Your Way to a 10K

Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for...  Read more

Distance Tracker
Updated 11/17/2015 2:33:13 PM

Anybody else get annoyed at the distance tracker calling your workout a "walk" when you were totally jogging? Ok, I'm slow. I get it, but that was definitely a jog. Even the walk/jogs I do are mostly jogs. I take as few breaks as I can. I guess as...  Read more

new distance/time run
Updated 11/23/2015 7:34:36 AM

54 kilometres (33.5 miles) run in 8 hours, 25 minutes, 19 seconds!!!...  Read more

Trying new things. I walked/sprinted for 12 minute
Updated 10/30/2015 7:56:46 PM

Trying new things. I walked/sprinted for 12 minutes. I was impressed with myself. Tomorrow morning, I am going to Zumba with my dd....  Read more

So the distance that took me 10 minutes to jog las
Updated 10/20/2015 8:13:18 AM

So the distance that took me 10 minutes to jog last week only took me 7 minutes today!...  Read more

foot pain after Long Distance Hiking - corns?
Updated 10/11/2015 9:14:58 PM

Hello everybody, I just completed hiking the entire Pacific Crest Trail. Yay!!! I have terrible foot pain that I ignored via 100's of advil in order to complete the trail. I am trying to research what it is, and I think it is seed corns. They are ti...  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