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Start Running Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Start Running.

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''How I Became a Runner at Age 48''

Robin (KASHMIR) has been a member of SparkPeople since 2006. She has lost 95 pounds and is training for her first marathon. Robin Before Robin After What m...  Read more

''Running Helped Me Lose Almost 100 Pounds!''

Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon. ...  Read more

Moving Forward with the Run/Walk Training Method

I started running as a way to lose weight, get fit and most of all to prove to my 6th grade P.E. teacher that I could run. Once I ran my first race, I was hooked. I love the challenge of running, and although not every run is joyful, running is my pa...  Read more

Don't Be a Runnin' Fool

Whether your goal is to finish a marathon, or make it to the end of the block without stopping, running can be a great addition to your exercise routine. In fact, running burns more calories per minute than most other forms of cardio exercise.&n...  Read more

Learn to Love Running

If only there were two or three more hours in a day, then I’d be able to reach the bottom of my to-do list. But between children, work and juggling the needs of an elderly mother, there never seems to be enough time. And like many women, exerci...  Read more

Ran to the park, around once (1 mile) and back. Fe
Updated 4/22/2015 3:01:53 PM

Ran to the park, around once (1 mile) and back. Feeling awesome! Gonna do some planking and hit the showers! Keep of the good work Sparkies!!!...  Read more

Awesome day! I started fresh in October by trackin
Updated 4/22/2015 7:42:26 PM

Awesome day! I started fresh in October by tracking and moving. Yesterday I hit 50 Pounds down! 40 + to go but I am so excited to be on my way😊...  Read more

I started the 30 day shred yesterday but Idk how m
Updated 4/22/2015 10:21:39 AM

I started the 30 day shred yesterday but Idk how many calories I burned how can I figure that out...  Read more

Well starting this new journey again wish me luck
Updated 4/22/2015 10:38:17 AM

Well starting this new journey again wish me luck guys know its not only for looks but for my health....  Read more

Walking is a great start. Spark's exercise routine
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Walking is a great start. Spark's exercise routines are a good option as well. I use those, a therapy cycle, plus the local Planet Fitness to get my exercise in....  Read more

Run and be happy...

I have become a happier person since I started running....  Read more

Starting to run

Start by walking, and carry a stop watch. Start running, and clock the amount of time you run each time you do it. Alternate walking and running and look at your total time running at the end. Next time out, try to increase it for the same course,...  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

What's New on SparkPeople.com

We've gathered links to this month's latest and healthiest articles from SparkPeople! 10 Keys to Keeping the Weight Off These strategies will help you look and feel great long after you reach your goal. A Surprising Exercise th...  Read more

Overcoming Self-Doubt: How Do You Do It?

We've all had those times when we set a goal, start working toward it, and then begin to wonder if we're going to be successful. Was my goal to aggressive? Is this the wrong time to pursue it? Do I have all of the tools I need? Whether your goal...  Read more

Exercise plan until I can start running

Since the beginning of BLC, I was doing great, exercising 20 minutes a day, at least 5x a week. Then I fell off the streak, and since, I'm struggling. I need a plan, a schedule, something to take the guess out of the workout. So here it i...  Read more

How to Start Running: What it really takes to go from Couch to 5k

After setting my own personal 10k records these past two weekends, I wanted to reflect on how hard Ive worked to get to this point. Why? Because my first reaction to my 8:43-mile pace was, I should be faster. While I have been running at leas...  Read more